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xboxoneThis holiday season left Microsoft a rather significant present.

The Redmond-based company announced today that sales of the Xbox One have topped three million units, since the console’s launch in 13 countries on Nov. 22. That’s a million more consoles sold than Microsoft’s last disclosure less than a month ago.

If Microsoft’s earlier claims that the Xbox One is selling faster than the PS4 hold up, it could mean that the One has outpaced Sony’s offering. The fact that Microsoft is the first to boast about its sales figures after the holidays would certainly point to that.

“The reaction from our fans was mind-blowing for our team. As we see your excitement, your energy and your hours of gameplay, we continue to be inspired to do great work – for you,” the company wrote in a blog post. The company also said that the Xbox One was the fastest selling game console during the launch month of November.

It’s good news for Microsoft, coming off a report that the PS4 was outselling the Xbox One on the secondary market.

In December, the PS4’s one week launch lead made it the best-selling console at the time, but the two game systems were roughly neck-and-neck going into the holidays. Now, it seems that despite its higher price tag, the Xbox One may have been able to better reap the rewards of the holiday shopping extravaganza.

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