Microsoft just revealed that over two million Xbox 360 owners have logged into Facebook via their 360.
Wow, so much for Facebook being a killer app :/ Well, that was pointless considering there's 18 to 20 million live users? I'm pretty sure a good portion of the 2 million just logged in to see what it's all about and never used it again.
Hasn't been a week. I'd say that's a solid start.
I logged in, checked it out, logged out and haven't been in there since. It's pretty useless.
Kinda like Playstation Home don't you think? It's best to keep your words soft and sweet, else you'll have trouble chewing it ;) There is no need to be so negative-- 2 million is a great number for a feature that is amazingly well integrated on the 360. I couldn't believe how natural Facebook looked integrated on the 360. This is good for those who are active Facebook users I suppose, but for some reason your here to rain on the parade :(
I have nothing I'm playing on my 360 right now so I haven't bothered to download this update yet. Quite frankly, I use my PC for Facebook. Don't really see the point in using my keyboard-less console for it. I suppose it's a cool little novelty for some. I felt the same about Home. Created a dude, checked it out, then went back to the reason I own my console, playing games.
I'm one of those users who logged on it just to see what it's about... and I've never started the app since.
lol @ Saaking and darkride66 for trying to downplay it by stealth trolling. You guys are so insecure it's funny. I agree though, Facebook is pretty useless when you have no friends.
I use just to see people who are on Facebook that have xbl gold. But to use it like I would do on the PC the program isn't seamless or dynamic enough.
How's that stealth trolling? They are very legit complaints. In effect they are nothing but novelties that don't add anything major to console value.
So you guys are saying I'm lying? You're saying I use it every day? You're watching me with cameras and observing my every move 24/7? I have a 360 and play games on it EVERY day but the FaceBook app is useless to me. If I want to use FaceBook, I'll flip the channel to my PS3 or go to my PC and get the FULL experience. You can't play a game while you use the 360 FaceBook app, so you might as well get the full FaceBook experience via your PS3's web browser or get on your PC.
They can keep the Facebook thing and Twitter! I barely go to it on my PC or Blackberry, and I really don't want to broadcast that I am a gamer to the world like that... Then I would have to face the stereotypes that go along with it, and i'm sure alot of other people might feel the same way. Now Last.fm was worthwhile!
So stating your opinion is "stealth trolling" now, is it? As a gamer, I couldn't care less about Facebook on my consoles. I have facebook on my PC - and a keyboard to use it! Why would I mess around with it on my console? I use my console to game, to go on facebook or twitter. I've never logged into Facebook on my PS3 browser. I haven't turned on any of the Facebook features on my PS3. I'm not going to bother with the Facebook features on my 360 either. I hardly think stating one's opinion and "stealth trolling" are in the same category. Seriously, do you check under your bed at night for phantom PS3 fans?
Millions of people log into Facebook from myriad devices every day. Not sure why this is newsworthy.
I guess this shows the amount of support for Facebook on Live. As long as people will be using this, that all that really matters.
Could it be that the 2 million who logged on did so out of curiosity? I mean, when I updated I logged on to see what it was like. I haven't used it since. I'd imagine there are a few thousand others that did the same. The real sign of it's success is long-term numbers, not the immediate surge.
Yawn.... next article 2 million bots sneezed at once. lol who cares
they tend to fart more than they sneeze
word has it they even inhale all of their own farts too .
unlike the PS3 version which is compeltely pointless ... or the browser PS3 version which is even more pointless .. droids ... are pointless. Play behind !!!!
Yes it's funny how sony knows that not everyone is going to be into this and puts it hidden the the browser, but hey Facebook Fans you do relize that corporations use facebook for marketing and advertising, most the accounts on facebook are complete crap, totally made up people that are only there for corprate america. You don't have thousands and thousands of friends(a friend is someone you actually know, and would help you out if you needed. the people you communicate with on social networks are not your friends). Does facebook working better on the 360 make up for it's failure rate, or the lack of quality games,(recently), or that they are quickly dropping to third in console sales, No it Does not
I'm not sure I see anything exceptional here. All this means is that 2MM people who use Facebook also own 360's and logged in using it. If there was some way to determine that these were all new users to FB then we'd be on to something.
wow i don't get why ppl disagreed with ya. that comment was actually v good and i'd have to agree. i use facebook occasionally and so i imagine next time i go on my 360 i may check it out. it's a nice feature to have on the 360 but could certainly live without it. managed so far just using facebook on my pc. haven't even felt the need to access it via my ps3's browser.
This is N4G, people will always disagree with you with someone! It allows them an environment like standing in the middle of a huge crowd and yelling something out without you knowing who said it. I really have alot of respect for people who do that! I think they are some of the most confident people on the planet! That was sarcasm for you slow folks!
2 million classy, single use, facebook users on the 360. Now thats a number to be proud of
its not meant for u to be it on it all day, its for your quick view and update ya status via xbox its not for u to play them apps.... they are not expecting you be on facebook all day
Wow why are there so many haters on N4G in general. It's ridiculous how childish and pety some people in here are. Anyways 2 million is a great number for the days it has been out I haven't checked it out myself only the twitter application which is great.
wo0ow 2 Million in first day @[email protected] more then killphone 2 sells
Simple really, Facebook > Killblown 2
"Simple really, Facebook > Killblown 2 " Wow are you serious, you must be a 13 year old girl with 564646 friends on facebook right??
#2 and #2.1 finally shows their true colours. There we have it, ladies and gentlemen! Straight from the horses mouth. From the spluttering fools who bleat that they own the console for "hardcore gamers", from the whingers ninnies who decry the PS3 as "just a Blu-Ray player", we have a rock solid belief that a 'social networking' application is 'better' than one of the most technically acomplished FPS games this gen. Thank you for FINALLY confirming both your priorities and hypocrisy. Well done!
more like KZ2 > FB > Halo
PS3 fanboys will say: 2 million xbox users logged into Facebook...fail 1. They do it out of curiosity 2. Multiple users account were used. 3. Facebook suck, who cares..no killer app PS3 fanboys will say: 1 million people logged into PS3 Facebaook...Great Success 1. They do it because it is better than using the PC 2. Each account only counts as 1/2 3. Facebook on PS3 is the greatest thing since N4G or slice bread. Too predictable
i just don't think it's that impressive. it's a widly popular app, 300,000,000+ users and 2,000,000 just happened to sign in on the largest network of (for the most part) media aware individuals. This is not an xbox360/ps3 debate (as it seems that if anyone disagrees with you on n4g, it becomes such), just my honest opinion on a topic.
You fail to look in the mirror: Xbox fanboys will say: 2 million xbox users logged into Facebook the first week...success! 1. They do it because it is better than using the PC 2. Each account only counts as 1/2 3. Facebook on xbox360 is the greatest thing since sliced bread. I find it really funny when fanboys point the finger at the other ones, thinking somehow they're not every bit as biased as the people they're trying to call delusional. It's funny because it's hypocritical and they don't see it that way.
like always: xbox live facebook = win PSN facebook = FLOP
PC Facebook = Win Console Facebook = Fail Besides people play Gaming consoles to play GAMES! not go on social networking sites like FB, Twitter & Myspace.
and thats 2 million status updates about how some child just got beaten by their parents, about racial slurs, about homophobia, or about being in the 3rd grade. Thanks for contributing to the world XBL.
Now can we have some games? And no, I don't mean HALO: Facebook :)
wont get me to try it on either the PS3 or the 360. I want a browser for my 360, not these stupid apps of facebook and twitter which bring NOTHING to the table
FlopZone 2 have no friends invite!!!! PSN so cheap
Am I the only person that does not give a crap at all about this feature on either system. Does Facebook really make a PS3 or xbox 360 any better then what it was, hell no. Would someone who does not currently own one of these two systems decide to go buy one based on facebook intergration, hell no. IMO Facebook and other social networking sights are very overrated, and destroying the way people interact with eachother, socializing used to mean you were out with a bunch or real people, not by yourself at home on your computer.
Because I have zero interest in Facebook or Twitter. A useless update IMO.
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