Microsoft: 10 million Kinect sensors sold worldwide already

For anyone who thought that Microsoft's Kinect was not going to be that popular, think again.

For anyone who thought that Microsoft's Kinect was not going to be that popular, think again.

The Redmond-based company is boasting that at least 10 million units of the Xbox 360 gaming attachment have been sold worldwide since launching last November. That's an average of 133,333 units per day, and an estimated 10 million standalone Kinect titles have been purchased as well. The gadget has even been heralded with a Guinness World Record for "Fastest Selling Consumer Electronics Device."

Well, there's no arguing now that motion-controlled gaming definitely has its place, but the Kinect is also being touted for business purposes too - even if using avatars are slightly creepy. I have a feeling even that ever-so-frequently aired commercial with the addictive "Evacuate the Dancefloor" song playing had something to do with this too...

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