According to Mehdi: "Since 2005 – when we launched Xbox 360 – we have sold 67 million consoles and have generated more than $56 billion at retail, and we’re still going strong in our seventh year. With 47% share of the current-generation console market, we are hitting our stride largely as a result of the success of Kinect for Xbox 360 (19 million sold ) and the flood of new entertainment options through Xbox LIVE (40 million members)."
Mehdi went on to point to the home entertainment integration of the Xbox 360 as one of the system's successes, adding "Sales for Xbox 360 in year five were greater than in year four, sales in year six were greater than in year five, and sales in year seven were greater than in year six."
As for what to expect for Microsoft's E3 press conference, Mehdi didn't provide many hints, simply stating: "We’ll unveil new games, show new ways to enjoy the entertainment you love and, as always, we’ll have a few surprises to share."
Microsoft will be airing its E3 press conference on the 4th June at 9:30AM PST (5:30PM GMT). It will be simulcast live from Microsoft and Spike TV.