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Xbox 360 breaks 1m sales in Japan

While PlayStation 3 pushes past 3m, according to Enterbrain data

Microsoft's Xbox 360 console has finally broke the one million sales mark in Japan, after first going on sale December 10, 2005.

According to figures from Famitsu publisher Enterbrain, translated by Kotaku, as of March 29, 1,001,191 units have been sold to consumers.

Enterbrain also revealed that the PlayStation 3 has sold over three million units, totalling 3,008,395 units. The system launched almost a year after the Xbox 360 in Japan, on November 11, 2006.

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