Xbox One Sales – The Bottom Line for MSFT Stock
Xbox One sales aren’t worrisome by any means. Consumers are buying up consoles almost as quickly as MSFT can produce them. However, most of the sales activity so far has been expected: Barring a PR disaster (which Microsoft came closer to than MSFT stock investors probably would have liked), hardcore gamers were going to snap up the Xbox One at launch.
The real test will be what happens in the next year, as demand and supply swap places. Will people keep buying once the Xbox One is readily available on store shelves? Will problems with party chat and faulty disc drives slowly drive gamers toward the PS4?
MSFT stock investors will have to wait around and see. But the biggest battles for the Xbox One still lie ahead.
As of this writing, Adam Benjamin is an Assistant Editor at InvestorPlace. As of this writing, he did not own a position in any of the aforementioned securities, nor does he own an Xbox One.