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Xbox Live By The Numbers

This is madness. “360 users have spent over $250 million on DLC since the console’s launch,” “There’s been just over three million Rock Band downloads on Xbox Live alone since the game launched” and “Microsoft reckon over 100,000 Halo 3 films are uploaded every day, which they say is 30% more than are uploaded onto YouTube.” That’s crazy.

February 21, 2008