Consumers bought 193,000 Microsoft.consoles last month, making it the best-selling console for the 20th month in a row, according to
The company cites numbers from research firm The NPD Group. The units sold make up 48 percent of the U.S. market for current generation console sales. The research firm also found that consumers spent $196 million on the Xbox 360 platform, including hardware, software, and accessories.
"Consumers spent more on Xbox 360 products in August than they spent on the other two current-generation consoles combined," according to a blog post from Microsoft's Jeff Meisner.