Microsoft is a very happy company at the moment. It seems that its New
Xbox Experience (NXE) update gamble has paid off handsomely with an
increase in the number of sales in the Live Arcade.
Sales tripled in the week following the NXE launch and the number of
new friends added per Xbox Live member grew by 33 per cent. The figures
were released by Microsoft’s Xbox spokesdude Major Nelson.
Other stats showed that the number of movie downloads increased by 49 per cent and TV downloads by 30 per cent.
One game, UNO, showed an increase in downloads of 650 per cent in one day. The game got updated to include avatars.
the number of Xbox Live members stands around the 14 million mark.
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