hot  /  reviews  /  video  /  blogs  /  forum

Nielsen: Video streaming on consoles is on the rise

Dec 14 // Dale North    @DaleNorth

Get this: 14 percent or more of game console usage is video streaming. Not gaming. Nielsen says that video content streaming now represents a reported 14 percent of Xbox 360 time, 15 percent of PS3 time and 33 percent of Wii time. We're enjoying Hulu, Netflix and the like on our game systems even more now, as usage is up 7 percent over last year.

Nielsen's infographic also shows some other interesting usage stats. For example, the Xbox 360 is at the top for online gaming with 34 percent of usage. Of course, the PlayStation 3 is most notable for Blu-Ray and DVD viewing (22 percent of usage). Nintendo's Wii wins for offline gaming, with 55 percent.

I'm one of those weird dudes that uses his dedicated video devices for consuming video content, so I can't relate. Still, I think it's great that we're getting so much more out of our consoles than we used to. More for our money, right?


 BLOG A RESPONSE



Dale North // Former Dtoid EIC
 Follow Blog + disclosure DaleNorth Tips
I am Destructoid's Editor-In-Chief. I love corgis. I make music. full profile | More staff profiles

Get more destructoid:   We're indie-run, blogging for the love of it, and our site will always be free. Optionally, you can support us and get: (1) Faster pages from our cloud server (3) Wide(r)screen (3) No big ads on Dtoid, Japanator, Tomopop, or Flixist (4) Auto contest entries, and (5) Dibs on betas & downloads. Try it out

Get comment replies by email.     settings



Unsavory comments? Please report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our comment moderators

Can't see comments? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this. Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your security software's whitelist.

advertisement:

981 PEOPLE ARE READING:



Back to Top