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Xbox Live Video enjoying double-digit growth claims Microsoft

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 20 Mar 2007 12:13 User comments (3)

Xbox Live Video enjoying double-digit growth claims Microsoft As Apple launches its new Apple TV, Microsoft has sent out a press release to make sure they are not forgotten in the online movie and TV download sector.
The press release claims that monthly downloads on Xbox Live Video are now on a double-digit month to month growth, and overall have increased about 400 percent since XLV went live in November.

In the press release Microsoft also claims that XLV is the top downloading service "in the living room" and number two in downloading services behind iTunes.

iTunes has about 1,000 hours of content available for download while Microsoft claims 1,500 hours on XLV.

Microsoft also reminds that XLV is the only download service to offer HD programming at the moment. There are rumors however, that iTunes will begin to offer HD programming alongside the launch of Apple TV.

However, the HD content available on XLV does have its drawbacks. HD content take up much more room than non-HD content, and Xbox 360s have small 20 GB HDDs.


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3 user comments

120.3.2007 13:03

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HD content take up much more room than non-HD content, and Xbox 360s have small 20 GB HDDs.

Then make bigger HDDs! Xbox Live rules!

220.3.2007 15:52

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[quote]HD content take up much more room than non-HD content, and Xbox 360s have small 20 GB HDDs.

Then make bigger HDDs! Xbox Live rules![/quote]MS hadicaped the 360 for 3 reasons
1 Hollywood
2 they where not going to allot of downlaodable content
3 Piracy

the 360 has grown byound what they thought it would be,they are making a revamped model after all,I hope has HDMI and a 120HDD but I;'ll take it just for the redesign on the CPU and mobo!

321.3.2007 11:52

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The press release claims that monthly downloads on Xbox Live Video are now on a double-digit month to month growth, and overall have increased about 400 percent since XLV went live in November.

I wish i could see the numbers on the stats instead of percentages, but from what it sounds like every month 10-99 more people are now downloading from XBL.

Since XLV went live in november and has increased 400 percent.

Basicly the total amount of people who d/l content are about 500-1000?? Tell me if my math is way off :/

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