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Microsoft reports biggest sales week of the year

Xbox 360 sales double during Thanksgiving week

Microsoft has reported that Thanksgiving week has been its biggest week for sales of the year so far.

Exact figures weren't released, but Microsoft's director of product management for Xbox 360 and XBL Aaron Greenberg announced in a Twitter update that Xbox 360 sales over Thanksgiving week had doubled those of the previous week.

"Great Black Friday results just in, biggest sales week of the year for Xbox 360, more than 2xs previous week sales," he wrote.

Sony has reported over 440,000 PlayStation 3s were sold during the US holiday week and Nintendo said Wii sales topped 500,000.

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