Xfire Releases New Online Game Play Statistics With The Latest Installment Of "Xstatics"

Xfire– 8 million strong online gaming community - released today a new installment of online game play statistics–“Xstatics.” The latest update adds stats from April 2007 through August 2007, along with several brand new Bonus Stats. All told, Xfire presents a total of 21 months of data, summarizing more than 120,000 man-years of game play. The latest release of“Xstatics” is available now and can be viewed at www.xfire.com/xstatics

“Xfire is continuing to provide the video game industry with up to date, authentic online game play statistics across more than 900 PC games,” said Frederic Descamps, senior director of marketing for Xfire.“Xfire is the only company that can compile actual online game play data from a large sample size of more than 8 million gamers and so many games.”

Below is just a sample of the fascinating findings from the latest“Xstatics” report:

One of the bonus stats found in the latest iteration of“Xstatics” focuses on the game play data for the top 5 FPS games over the past year, including the rise of Call of Duty 2, which over the year has experienced a 95% increase in game play activity on Xfire

Free-to-play (F2P) Korean games, such as Silkroad Online and War Rock, hold six of the top 20 game rankings as well as five of the top ten MMORPGS and two of the top ten FPS games

A new feature has been added to the newest“Xstatics” showing how games have changed rank from the previous month in the different genres

In the RTS genre Xfire’s support of the World in Conflict beta revealed anticipation for the title as it leapt straight into position three of all RTS games, just barely missing the number two spot

For more information on“Xstatics” visit: www.xfire.com/xstatics

About Xfire, Inc.

Xfire, Inc. one of the fastest growing online gaming platform and community in the world helping gamers to easily connect, chat and play with their friends online. Xfire is a free service that allows gamers to easily browse for game servers, chat with friends through IM and voice chat, as well as download the latest updates and additions to their favorite games. With more than seven million members in over 100 countries, Xfire is an international community connecting gamers across the globe. Xfire is a wholly owned subsidiary of MTV Networks and is based in Menlo Park, CA.

Xfire Media Contacts

Karen Raque | Bender/Helper Impact | (310) 694-3138 | karen_raque@bhimpact.com

Angie Newman | Bender/Helper Impact | (310) 694-3116 | angie_newman@bhimpact.com

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