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Xbox Live sets record thanks to Modern Warfare 2

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 16 Nov 2009 14:05 User comments (7)

Xbox Live sets record thanks to Modern Warfare 2 According to Major Nelson, Xbox Live hit a record last week, with 2 million concurrent users on at one time, thanks mainly to the blockbuster that is Modern Warfare 2.
Says Major Nelson's Tweet: "We just hit a new #XboxLIVE record: Over TWO MILLION people connected to the service at once."

The previous record was slightly over 1.5 million, when the New Xbox Expierience (NXE) dashboard update was released last year.

Modern Warfare 2 is said to have shattered launch records for games, selling 4.7 million copies in the UK and the US in just its first day of release, netting $310 million.

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7 user comments

116.11.2009 18:21

No wonder no one was on Halo last night :D. I won't get this game for a while though, I would be playing it too much if it did. It would distract me from more important things I got to do like studying for college exams, these games are way too addicting once you play it.

This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 16 Nov 2009 @ 18:22

216.11.2009 20:49

Where are those morons who claim piracy hurts developers and how modders are ruining everything? This is proof that if you put out a good game, or give a mediocre game HUGE hype that it will sell.

317.11.2009 2:33

Sadly it will Not Shatter the PC records. no dedicated servers i don't wish to know the crack they where on.

417.11.2009 4:44

Originally posted by Amak:
Where are those morons who claim piracy hurts developers and how modders are ruining everything? This is proof that if you put out a good game, or give a mediocre game HUGE hype that it will sell.
The only way that piracy can lead to lower sales is when companies start using DRM, thus scaring away honest customers. They know piracy helps sales across the board, but they will keep fighting piracy so long as people make terrible software, movies, and music...then claim that their low sales are due to piracy.


517.11.2009 5:49

Make a good game, people will pay..ooopps I mean play.

617.11.2009 6:21

Quote:
Originally posted by Amak:
Where are those morons who claim piracy hurts developers and how modders are ruining everything? This is proof that if you put out a good game, or give a mediocre game HUGE hype that it will sell.
The only way that piracy can lead to lower sales is when companies start using DRM, thus scaring away honest customers. They know piracy helps sales across the board, but they will keep fighting piracy so long as people make terrible software, movies, and music...then claim that their low sales are due to piracy.
That was my point^_^

MW2 is nothing but hype, really...

717.11.2009 9:11

Quote:
Quote:
Originally posted by Amak:
Where are those morons who claim piracy hurts developers and how modders are ruining everything? This is proof that if you put out a good game, or give a mediocre game HUGE hype that it will sell.
The only way that piracy can lead to lower sales is when companies start using DRM, thus scaring away honest customers. They know piracy helps sales across the board, but they will keep fighting piracy so long as people make terrible software, movies, and music...then claim that their low sales are due to piracy.
That was my point^_^

MW2 is nothing but hype, really...

Well I loved it but, hater gonna hate i guess.

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