We've finally got some details on the UK sales figures for September courtesy of GamesIndustry.biz, and it's definitely good reading for the team at Xbox - mainly due to the very successful launch of Starfield!
According to the outlet, sales for the Xbox Series X and S increased month-on-month by a whopping 136% in September, with the Series X just about proving the most popular, followed by the 512GB Series S and 1TB Series S.
"The Xbox platforms benefitted from the release of Starfield, with sales up 136% month-on-month."
In total, game console sales jumped 44% last month, with PlayStation 5 still taking the lead overall, and Nintendo Switch coming in third place. Xbox controllers sold very well too, with six of them in the top ten best-selling accessories list.
As for Starfield specifically, it was actually beaten to the top spot in the charts by EA Sports FC 24, but nevertheless fared very well. In terms of Xbox first-party, Its launch was "narrowly behind" Forza Horizon 5 for pure sales. The outlet also mentions that two-thirds of Starfield's sales were for the PC version rather than Xbox Series X and Series S.
All in all, a very successful month for Xbox in the UK! Let's see if that momentum continues into October...