42 Million Xbox 360 Consoles Sold in 35 Countries, 1 Billion Entertainment Hours Spent on Xbox LIVE Every Month

Microsoft posted some interesting Xbox data:There're 42 million consoles sold in 35 countries.In the last year alone there has been an 157% increase in the time spent watching movies and television on Xbox.42% Xbox LIVE Gold members in the US are watching an average of an hour of television and movies on their Xbox, every […]

Microsoft posted some interesting Xbox data:

  • There're 42 million consoles sold in 35 countries.
  • In the last year alone there has been an 157% increase in the time spent watching movies and television on Xbox.
  • 42% Xbox LIVE Gold members in the US are watching an average of an hour of television and movies on their Xbox, every single day or more than 30 hours of digitally distributed television and movies a month.
  • 25 million members of Xbox LIVE around the world are each spending more than 30 hours per month on the service -- that means cumulatively Xbox LIVE members are now logging more than one billion hours a month on the service.

Finally, access to Xbox LIVE is expanding from 26 countries to 35 on Nov'10th, new countries include: Russia, Poland, South Africa, Greece, Czech Republic, Hungary, Brazil, Colombia, and Chile.

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