20 Interesting Xbox Facts and Stats (2019) | By the Numbers


Here are a few of the most interesting Xbox facts and stats I was able to find. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

Xbox Facts and StatsXbox has had an amazing run since its launch in 2001. Microsoft’s flagship video gaming platform has iterated a number of times over the years (Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox One and finally the Xbox One X), collecting tens of millions of users along the way.

With such a rich history and so many users, one can assume that there are plenty of facts about Xbox worth exploring and statistics to measure. I recently sat down to see what I could dig up about Xbox…

Xbox Facts

Xbox History

  • Xbox Consoles and Release Years:
    • Xbox – 2001
    • Xbox 360 – 2005
    • Xbox One – 2013
  • Xbox Live launch – 2002
  • Kinect launch – 2010

Xbox Statistics

Number of Xbox Live Users:

63 million monthly active users

Last updated 4/25/19


Amount of time users spend playing games on Xbox Live monthly:

4.28 billion hours

Last updated 3/22/19


Microsoft gaming revenue for FY 2018:

$10 billion


Number of clubs on Xbox Live:

1.2 million

Last updated 5/2/18


Amount of time gamers have spent playing on ID@Xbox program:

4 billion hours

Last updated 5/2/18


Amount of time gamers have spent playing on the Xbox One Backward Compatibility library:

1 billion hours

Last updated 5/2/18


Number of Mixer users on Xbox:

10 million monthly active users

Last updated 5/2/18


Number of Xbox One consoles sold all time:

41 million

Last updated 3/1/19


Top selling Xbox One game all time:

Call of Duty: Black Ops 3

Last updated 3/1/19


Number of Xbox One consoles sold in 2013 (1+ months):

3 million


Number of Xbox One consoles sold in first 2.5 weeks:

2 million 


Number of Xbox One consoles sold in first 24 hours:

1 million


Number of countries Xbox Ones were sold in 2013:

13

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