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NPD: 360 has the digital edge over PS3

North American stats behemoth NPD has revealed that 18 per cent of Xbox 360 owners who subscribe to Microsoft’s Gold Membership regularly” download content – markedly higher than the 10 per cent of PS3 owners who do the same. Membership of the Xbox Live Gold service is also on the …

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MMO subscriptions grow by 22% in 2008

Whilst the publishing world may be vocal in its increasing interest in free-to-play online game models, a new report by Screen Digest shows that the subscription based MMO market grew by 22 per cent in 2008. Consumer spending in the sector reached $1.4bn across Europe and North America, with the …

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56% of Xbox Live members pay Gold subscription

An internal Microsoft document has revealed that 56 per cent of Microsoft’s global Xbox 360 userbase pays the annual $49.99/39.99 subscription charge to access the Gold version of the service. The remaining percentage use the Silver version of Xbox Live, which as well as omitting online multiplayer gaming also prevents …

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