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Submitted by donniebaseball 1520d ago | news

Xbox Live Sees 1 Billion 'Entertainment Hours' a Month, says Microsoft

More and more people are using the Internet to watch videos, stream film and view other content these days. According to Knowledge Networks, 21 percent of Americans now use game consoles to view TV and movie content, and many people are using Xbox Live for this purpose. Microsoft issued a note today to stress that since its launch in 2001, "Xbox is arguably one of the original Internet TV devices." (Industry, Microsoft, Xbox 360)

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NYC_Gamer  +   1520d ago
well my brother and his friend are always on live playing
KratosGIRL  +   1520d ago
Can I has pie?
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maxcer  +   1520d ago
what happened to your pie?
Killed4Less  +   1520d ago
She found a hair in it?
JasonPC360PS3Wii  +   1520d ago
She's still waiting for it to cook in 2011, 2012, 2013 and on and on.
SuperStrokey1123  +   1520d ago
Thats only 22 hours a month for each user give or take. I was thinking it would be more.
JasonPC360PS3Wii  +   1520d ago
"There have been 42 million Xbox 360s sold in 35 countries across the globe and there are also now 25 million Xbox Live members who watch 40 hours or more of content on Xbox Live every month."

"40 hours or more"
SuperStrokey1123  +   1519d ago
I should have said console not user you are right. Thanks for the correction. I dont know why people are disagreeing with you for posting a fact word for word...
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donniebaseball  +   1520d ago
The Xbox has definitely evolved into a lot more than a gaming machine. I use it for Netflix and more, not just games. But that was Microsoft's plan all along - take over entertainment of living room
Corepred4  +   1520d ago
i thought people were always complaining about how they just wanted a gaming console. not a blu-ray player or anything else. hmm
R2D2  +   1520d ago
The only people who were complaining about wanting Blu Ray
on the 360 were the PS3 trolls.
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kaveti6616  +   1520d ago
People will say anything in an argument in order to win.

I read a post by PirateThom in a PSP2 article where he was arguing against Nintendo fans (or 360 fanboys) who were disappointed that PSP2 might not have 3D. PirateThom called 3D a gimmick in that thread. Now go to any 3D threads that include PS3 and you will see PirateThom claiming that 3D is an important feature for immersion in games, and the 360 fanboys are calling it a gimmick.

This site is full of hypocrites.
rlm42  +   1519d ago
Who needs Blu-Ray? :S
Sinner101GR  +   1520d ago
Too many people with too much time on their hands. I'd be one of them :D
dtrain21  +   1520d ago
Its worth the price
moogle84  +   1520d ago
I wonder how many of it is people watching movies rented through Xbox Live (not Netflix)
CREESH  +   1520d ago
I use SKY player more than I use my SKY+ HD box
Shazz  +   1520d ago
consoles this gen really do eat up lots of free time gamers have as theres so much more to do then just play games
Droid Control  +   1520d ago
i live outside of america so i only use my xbox for gaming
Xbox LIVE has no netflix in europe and the xbox LIVE movie rentals are crap and sparse.

Wish M$ did more for less obese people...
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Corepred4  +   1520d ago
lol was that a jab at the u.s.? what do you want a dedicated cricket channel on live and psn lol.
JasonPC360PS3Wii  +   1520d ago
Yeah america is obese but at least we have netflix.
bumnut  +   1520d ago
at least us brits are the fattest in europe :)
JasonPC360PS3Wii  +   1520d ago
BS you're not fatter than we are.

We americans are so fat,
when we go to the beach Greenpeace tries to drag our ass back in the water

Americns are so fat,
When they lay down and stand up, their height doesn't change.

Our kids are so fat,
when they run away, we have to use all four sides of the milk carton.
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KillerPwned  +   1520d ago
About xbox live i guess the price has gone up i went to walmart yesterday and saw a 3 month card for $25.
DoctorXpro  +   1520d ago
in the future your room is gonna be called Microsoft
kaos_fish II  +   1520d ago
Your room maybe, not mine..
Motorola  +   1520d ago
Alot of Hours no doubt about that
JasonPC360PS3Wii  +   1520d ago
Thats a lot

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