Microsoft’s motion-capture camera enters Guinness World Records for being the fastest selling consumer electronics device.
Microsoft today announced that its motion-capturing camera, Kinect for Xbox 360, has sold more than 10 million units worldwide, and has pushed equal number of software sales as well. It seems that, while the platform lacks some serious hardcore titles, it has not stopped it from being lapped up consumers. It has not only impressed gamers but also tech enthusiasts who have found various purposes for the camera technology
Commenting on the Kinect’s sales, Aman Sangar, Product Marketing Manager, Interactive Entertainment Business, Microsoft Middle East said: “We are thrilled about the global response to Kinect, and sales of the sensor have significantly exceeded our expectations worldwide. We anticipate sales to grow further with the introduction of new Kinect titles.”
The press release also points out that Kinect has entered the Guinness World Records for being the fastest selling consumer electronics device in the world, pushing around 133,333 units per day a total of 8 million units in its first 60 days between Nov. 4, 2010 and Jan. 3, 2011.