Quantcast
Microsoft releases stats for the Xbox Live Video Marketplace - Destructoid

DestructoidJapanatorTomopopFlixist



Microsoft releases stats for the Xbox Live Video Marketplace


3:09 PM on 03.20.2007
Microsoft releases stats for the Xbox Live Video Marketplace photo



I'm sure there are quite a few people who have never downloaded any video content from the Xbox Live Marketplace yet. Some were permanently turned off when they tried to rent a movie the day the service launched and experienced horrible download speeds. Others would rather just get their movies from Netflix.

Whatever the case may be, Microsoft wants to make it clear that we are missing out and that they are kicking ass and taking names gamertags:

·         Within four months of launching, Xbox LIVE has become the number one online distributor of television and feature film content in the living room where it's most easy for consumers to access.

·         In the same four months, the service has quickly become the number two online distributor of television and feature film content, second to iTunes.

·         Is currently the ONLY online distributor of major feature films and television programming in high definition (HD) resolution. 

·         The service is a breakout success, with double-digit, month-over-month growth since launching.

·         Monthly downloads from Xbox LIVE went up 400 percent since the service launched in November.

The only video I've ever downloaded was of comedian Kyle Cease doing standup. It downloaded quickly and was well worth the paying for. Have you ever taken the Video Marketplace for a spin and if you did, were you happy with the service?





Comments not appearing? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this.
Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your software's white list. Tada! Happy comments time again.

Did you know? You can now get daily or weekly email notifications when humans reply to your comments.







Win your choice of console from Destructoid! in Destructoid's Hangs on LockerDome

Microsoft

3:45 PM on 07.22.2014
There's a Hummer H1 in Forza Horizon 2, and these 99 other cars

I hate Hummers so much. Only in America would a car that stupid get that popular. Of course, Forza Horizon 2 has the H1, the actual Humvee-looking one that isn't any less stupid for civilian driving, but at least it doesn't look like a gangly, overgrown Power Wheels like the popular H2 you still see out and about sometimes. The first 100 cars are listed here.more



7:00 AM on 07.22.2014
Microsoft might be delusional about Xbox One

Microsoft doesn't necessarily claim Xbox One has the best exclusives, but a recently deleted tweet from the company did seem to suggest as much. Apparently "everyone else says so" -- which is, um, an interesting statemen...more



1:00 AM on 07.22.2014
New Xbox One advert throws haymakers of inspiration

In its new video titled "Best Games," Xbox lets everyone know who the top four contenders for its heavyweight championship are -- Halo: The Master Chief Collection, Assassin's Creed Unity, Sunset Overdrive, and Call of Duty:...more



View all Microsoft






Back to Top




All content is yours to recycle through our Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing requiring attribution. Our communities are obsessed with videoGames, movies, anime, and toys.

Living the dream since March 16, 2006

Advertising on destructoid is available: Please contact them to learn more