Xbox 360 TV, film service a success, says Microsoft

Microsoft Corp. on Tues. said in a statement that the Xbox Live movie and TV downloads service on Xbox 360 is a runaway success among consumers.
Launched in Nov. 2006, the service allows Xbox 360 owners to download standard and high-definition video content direct to their console.

Microsoft says that in four months Xbox Live is the number one online distributor of TV and film content in the living room. In addition, the service has experienced double-digit, month-over-month growth, with downloads up 400 percent since the service launched.

Content distributors include CBS Broadcasting, MTV Networks, New Line Cinema, Paramount Pictures, and Warner Bros.

In Mar., MTV Networks' Comedy Central released the first high-definition episode of South Park exclusively on Xbox Live at no cost.

Microsoft has shipped 10.4 million Xbox 360 units worldwide to date. It expects to ship 12 million by fiscal June.

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Mikey_Gee4763d ago (Edited 4763d ago )

.. if you are anywhere on the planet outside of the USA !!!

MS ... give me my F'kn HD TV, Movie downloads in Canada !!

If you really want to see your numbers rise, start including all the 360 owners that want this feature and have wanted it for a loooooooong time !!

richie007bond4763d ago

Yeah i agree, Microsoft get the UK included to,i would love to download HD movies

Monty1874763d ago

true, what about the rest of the world?? UK and ireland esp:) ok, ok, canada 2 then:)

socalr64763d ago

It would be nice if they squared this away and offered you chaps the Video, bummer. I for one got rid of the satelitte box in my bedroom thanks to the Live downloads available.

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