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Microsoft Releases Sales Figures, Xbox Live Stats
Microsoft Releases Sales Figures, Xbox Live Stats
February 11, 2010 | By Christian Nutt

February 11, 2010 | By Christian Nutt
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As every month, Microsoft has released a fact-filled statement alongside the NPD Group U.S. console retail sales results, and this month, the company trumpeted its attach rate, Xbox Live service, and and third-party success once again.

According to the company, Xbox 360 gamers spent $158 million on Xbox 360 games in the month of January 2010, $150.5 million of which was spent on third party game titles -- which the company claims is the highest spend out of the three current consoles. The company claims a current tie ratio of 8.8 games for every console sold.

Microsoft also released new stats about its Xbox Live service, claiming 23 million registered users online right now.

The company also claims to have set a record for the service at 2.3 million Xbox Live users online at one time during January 2010, and notes that Nielsen, the ratings company, finds the Xbox 360 is the "most-used console on the market" according to its research.

The company also made a number of announcements today at its X10 showcast event in San Francisco, which are reported in another story on Gamasutra -- which includes news about Modern Warfare 2, Dead Rising 2, Halo: Reach, Final Fantasy XIII, and more.

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