39+ Xbox Statistics 2024 — Users & Revenue

Within just three and half years of its launch, the Xbox Series X/S is owned by around 27.68 million people worldwide. 

Xbox has become immensely popular, with over 200 million monthly active users worldwide as of 2024.

That’s actually Crazy! 

So, ‘How many units of Xbox are sold worldwide?’ and ‘How much revenue did it generate?’. In this article, we will go through all the latest facts and figures about Xbox, including its sales, revenue, most popular Xbox games, etc. 

Xbox Statistics 2024: At A Glance

  • Xbox has 200 million active users as of 2024.
  • 55% of the Xbox players are male, while 45% are female.
  • Fortnite is the most popular game on Xbox as of 2024. 
  • As of April 2024, Xbox is the most popular console operating system, with a market share of 61.12%. 
  • Xbox 360 is Microsoft’s best-selling Xbox video game console, with 85.73 million units sold since its launch.
  • The Xbox gaming software’s sales revenue is anticipated to reach $8.67 billion in 2024. 
  • Xbox gaming hardware sales revenue worldwide is estimated to be $2.92 billion in 2024.

About Xbox

Founded in 2001
HeadquartersUnited States, Washington, Redmond
Monthly Active Users200 million
Market Share 61.12% (April 2024)
Most Popular Game Fortnite

How Many People Play Xbox?

  1. Microsoft Xbox has 200 million active users. 

On January 31st, 2024, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella announced that in Q2 of fiscal year 2024, the number of monthly active Xbox users was at an all-time high of 200 million. 

In comparison, the number of Xbox users was recorded to be 120 million in December 2022. That displays an increase of 66.67% in Xbox users between December 2022 and January 2024. 

Number Of Monthly Active Users

Here is a table displaying the active monthly users of Xbox recorded over the years:

YearNumber Of Monthly Active Users
2024200 million
2022120 million
2020100 million
201965 million
201857 million
201753 million

Sources: X (Tom Warren), Statista

Xbox Gender Demographics

  1. 55% of the Xbox players are male. 

According to a study conducted in April 2023, Male players dominate the Xbox Series with 55%, while Female players make up 45% of Xbox gamers.

However, the gap between the share of male and female Xbox players has decreased significantly, from 68% male and 32% female gamers in 2022. 

Source: Game Spot, YouGov 

Xbox Users Age Demographics

  1. 46% of the Xbox players are from the age group of 18 to 34 years. 

Meanwhile, 38% of the Xbox users are aged 35 to 54 years, and just 6% of the Xbox users are aged above 55 years. 

Here is a table displaying the age demographics of Xbox users.

Age GroupShare of Xbox Users
13 to 17 years10%
18 to 24 years18%
25 to 34 years28%
35 to 44 years23%
45 to 54 years 15%
55 to 65 years6%

Source: Windows Central

Xbox Race Demographics

  1. Over half of the Xbox players are white. 

55% of Xbox players are recognized to be white. Considering the purchasing opportunity and other factors, it is no surprise that over half of the Xbox users are Caucasians.

Here are further details about the ethnicity of the Xbox owners.

  • White – 55%
  • African American – 20%
  • Hispanic – 18%
  • Asian – 5%

Source: TechPenny.

Xbox Game Statistics

  1. As of 2024, Fortnite is the most popular game on Xbox. 

Fortnite overtook Call of Duty to become the most popular game on Xbox. Currently, Call of Duty is the second most popular game on Xbox. 

The other most popular games on Xbox are Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six, Minecraft, and ROBLOX.

Most Popular Game On Xbox As Of 2024

Here are further details about the most popular games on Xbox as of 2024. 

RankMost Popular Game On Xbox As Of 2024
1Fortnite
2Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II/III/Warzone 2.0
3Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege
4Minecraft
5ROBLOX
6Grand Theft Auto V
7Fallout 4
8NBA 2K24
9Madden NFL 24
10Rocket League

Source: Newzoo

Bonus: Check out Fortnite stats and Minecraft statistics to get further insights into the facts and figures of these games.  

  1. Electronic Arts (EA) is the top-performing publisher in Xbox. 

Three titles by EA made it into the top 20 Xbox games ranking as of 2024.   Some of the games EA that made the list are Madden NFL 24, EA Sports FC 24, and Apex Legends. 

Rockstar Games, Blizzard Entertainment, and Xbox Game Studios are the other top Xbox publishers, with two games each on the list.

Source: Newzoo

Xbox Market Share

  1. As of April 2024, Xbox is the most popular console operating system, with a market share of 61.12%. 

Comparatively, the PlayStation has the second market share of 38.83%, while Nintendo has a market share of just 0.04% as of April 2024.

Source: Stats Counter 

  1. With a 93.99% share, Xbox was the most preferred game console operating system as of 2023. 

At the same time, Playstation had just 6% share of the game console operating system market in 2023. 

Here is a table displaying the market share of game console operating systems worldwide recorded over the years.

YearPlay StationXboxNintendo
20236%93.99%0.01%
202287.79%12.15%0.06%
202164.5%35.48%0.02%
202057.54%42.15%0.31%
201960.01%38.51%1.48%
201871.11%25.21%3.68%
201758.39%38.61%3%
201669.43%24.53%6.04%
201562.33%26.66%11.01%
201461.16%22.78%16.06%

Source: Statista

  1. Xbox owns 74.79% of the Console Operating System market share in the North American regions of April 2024. 

At the same time, Xbox owns the second-highest share of the console operating system market in the South American region compared to other regions.

The following table provides further details about the market share owned by Xbox in different regions of the world. 

Region XboxPlay StationNintendo 
Asia26.94%73.01%0.05%
North America74.79%25.17%0%
South America69.33%30.65%0.02%
Europe58.7%41.26%0.04%
Oceania67.72%%32.15%0.13%
Africa44.84%55.14%0.02%

Source: StatCounter

  1. Xbox holds a 74.41% share of the console operating system market in the United States as of 2024. 

Conversely, PlayStation owns 25.55% of the console operating system market share. 

Other console operating systems hold just a 0.04% share of the market. 

Here is a table displaying the share of Xbox in the console operating system market recorded over the past months. 

MonthXbox Share in the United States
April 202474.41%
March 202475%
February 202468.99%
January 202468.07%
December 202388.06%
November 202399.38%
October 202399.45%
September 202399.27%
August 202399.32%
July 202399.22%
June 202399.45%
May  202399.37%
April 202317.24%

Source: Stats Counter

Xbox Sales Statistics

  1. Xbox 360 is Microsoft’s best-selling Xbox video game console, with 85.73 million units sold as of February.

At the same time, the Xbox series X/S had a total of 27.68 million units sold. 

Number Of Units Sold

Here are further details about the Xbox series and the units sold in a lifetime as of February 2024. 

Xbox SeriesNumber of Units Sold Since the Launch
Xbox 360 (X360)85.73 million
Xbox One (XOne)57.96 million
Xbox (XB)24.65 million
Xbox Series X/S (XS)27.68 million

Source: Statista

  1. 8.59 million Xbox series X and S video consoles were sold in 2022. 

At the same time, 0.01 million units of Xbox One were sold worldwide. Besides, the sales of Xbox 360 stopped in 2018. 

In the following table, I have compiled all the details about the number of Xbox units sold worldwide over the past years. 

YearXbox 360Xbox One Xbox Series X and Series S
20220.01 million units8.59 million units
20210.11 million units8.02 million units
20203.95 million units3.06 million units
20196.53 million units
20188.79 million units
20170.03 million units9.14 million units
20160.25 million units9.65 million units
20150.55 million units9.05million units
20142.01 million units7.64 million units
20136.28 million units3.07million units

Source: Statista

Xbox Revenue Statistics 

  1. The Xbox gaming software’s sales revenue is anticipated to reach $8.67 billion in 2024. 

Meanwhile, in 2023, the Microsoft Xbox gaming software sales revenue was estimated to be $8.55 million.

The following table displays further details of the Xbox revenue recorded over the years:

YearXbox Sales Revenue 
2025*$8,566.6 million 
2024*$8,667.6 million
2023$8,549.9 million
2022$7,754.3 million
2021$6,346.3 million
2020$4,793.6 million
2019$4,539 million
2018$5,791.4 million
2017$6,460.7 million
2016$6,653 million

Source: Statista

  1. Microsoft Xbox gaming hardware sales revenue worldwide is estimated to be $2.92 billion in 2024.

In comparison, the Microsoft Xbox gaming hardware sales revenue worldwide was estimated to be 3.69 billion. 

Here is a table displaying the Microsoft Xbox gaming hardware sales revenue worldwide over the years. 

YearMicrosoft Xbox Gaming Hardware Sales Revenue 
2025*2.32 billion
2024*2.92 billion
20233.69 billion
20224 billion
20214.08 billion
20202.29 billion
20191.65 billion
20182.4 billion
20173.06 billion
20163.19 billion

Source: Statista

Fun Facts About Xbox 

  1. Microsoft launched Xbox within 20 months.

Launching your product in the market takes years of hard work, but that’s not the case with Microsoft. 

The fun part is that the company was able to sell 1.5 million units within two years.

Source: Venture Beat. 

  1. 46.70 million visits are recorded on xbox.com as of April 2024. 

However, the bounce rate of visitors is 44.62%. A user visits 4.19 pages in a single visit, and the average duration of their visit is 3 min 39 seconds. 

Here is a table displaying the traffic recorded on xbox.com over the past months. 

Month- YearTotal Visits
April 202446.70 million
Mar 202448.29 million
Feb 202460.05 million
Jan 202458.31 million
Dec 202375.55 million
Nov 202356.80 million

Source: Similar Web

  1. 27.94% of the traffic on Xbox.com comes from the United States. 

Brazil has the second-highest traffic share, accounting for 10.09%. 

The following table displays the traffic share recorded on Xbox.com from different countries in April 2024.

CountryTraffic Share on xbox.com
United States27.94%
Brazil10.09%
Japan5.84%
United Kingdom5.41%
Mexico4.88%

Source: Similar Web. 

  1. 70.46% of the xbox.com visitors are male, and 29.54% of visitors are female. 

Besides, 31.56% of the xbox.com visitors belong to the age group of 25 to 34 years. 

At the same time, 30.15% of the visitors are 18 to 24 years old. Only 3.65% of the visitors are above the age of 65. 

The following table displays the age and gender distribution of visits on xbox.com recorded as of April 2024.

GroupShare of Visits
18 to 24 years30.15%
25 to 34 years31.56%
35 to 44 years19.28%
45 to 54 years10.08%
55 to 64 years5.27%
Over 65 years3.65%
Male70.46%
Female29.54%

Source: Similar Web

Conclusion: Over 200 Million People Worldwide Use Xbox

The number of Xbox users has been increasing rapidly over the past years. Between December 2022 and January 2024, this number grew by 80 million.

At the same time, the number of Xbox Series X/S has also been increasing rapidly since its launch, and its user base has grown by nearly 6 million between October 2023 and February 2024. 

Hence, according to these stats, Xbox users and sales are more likely to increase in the upcoming years. 

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