The lights are on
Sorry, Microsoft. I left my Xbox 360 on idle for at least 50 hours in 2012. Please revise your numbers to account for my food breaks and unexpected naps. Regardless of how each user spends their time on their Xbox 360 or Xbox, 18 billion hours of entertainment is an impressive number, growing over 10 percent since 2011. Microsoft's data also shows that the average user spent over 87 hours a month on their Xbox 360 or Xbox, another 10 percent gain since 2011.
Here are some other fun facts that Yusuf Mehdi, Microsoft's senior vice president, released regarding Xbox 360 and Xbox usage in 2011:
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video games for life, lets keep stuff like this rolling
Since Xbox Live got Crunchyroll, I've been logging in some impressive hours.
so many hours so many red rings of death
wow. thats alot.
Hahahah okay, this is cool. I kinda feel like Microsoft is bragging. Soon Big N and Sony will unleash something very similar to this, like reveal their own stat report.
Not entirely relevant, but I just realized I have been reading Andrew's stuff for what has got to be getting close to 20 years by now. Always my favorite from the GI staff.