It's official. There's a good deal of overlap between Netflix (Nasdaq: NFLX) subscribers and diehard gamers.
The DVD rental giant and Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) issued a press release this morning praising the initial success of Netflix's digital streaming through Xbox 360 systems.
More than a million Xbox LIVE Gold members have downloaded and activated the Netflix application, allowing Netflix subscribers to stream a growing library of 12,000 titles at no additional cost through their Xbox consoles.
Since launching the application in November, Xbox LIVE users have watched 1.5 billion minutes of movies and television shows from the Netflix streaming catalog.