Souped-up Xbox 360 set for April

Tue Mar 27, 2007 11:51pm EDT
 
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Other Xbox Live content providers include Warner Bros. Pictures, Paramount Pictures, Lionsgate Entertainment, CBS, ABC, Adult Swim, the CW, Spike TV, ABC, NBC, Nicktoons Network, Nickelodeon, VH1, MTV, MTV2, UFC and NASCAR.com.

"When developing Xbox 360, we thought there would be two trends that would be prominent in this generation," Penello said. "The first is high definition and the second was online. The digital distribution and the online method of getting HD content has really blown us away."

There have been more than 135 million downloads on Live Marketplace, including the first game, "Uno," to exceed sales of 1 million downloads, said Penello, who added that 70% of Microsoft customers have downloaded some type of content.

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