The Xbox 360 Premium SKU ranked as the No. 1 seller at Amazon.com this week following a price cut of $50 on the model. The discount helped boost sales by 700 percent by Fri.
Sales for Microsoft's Xbox 360 fell back in Japan in the latest retail data for the region. It ranks as the No. 6 best-selling video game hardware in Japan.
Microsoft this week said that more than 1 million copies of Halo 3 have been pre-sold to consumers. The sci-fi sequel will be released on Sept. 25 in the U.S.