X

Xbox Downloads Beat Amazon

sjohnson
4 Comments

Posted January 4, 2007 - By Stephen Johnson

Microsoft's recently launched movie downloading service is doing very, very well, Variety reports. So well, in fact, that it crushed, crumpled and otherwise destroyenated their closest competitor, Amazon.com's download service, Unbox. Although Unbox offers a wider selection of movies, it's not helping.

Even when the movies didn't necessarily do all that well at the box office, people are snapping that stuff up from 360s. The reasoning: It's much easier to get movies from your 360 than Unbox's download-then-burn-the-disc plan.

Not noted in the article, but my personal analysis: The selection of older catalog movies on Xbox's download service is eclectic and interesting (Clockwork Orange, Rosemary's Baby, Chinatown) and thus encourages people to check back often for new, cool flicks. I know I do.

Gamesindustry.biz: 360 movie downloads outperforming Amazon rival - report

Xbox Downloads Beat Amazon
http://www.g4tv.com/thefeed/blog/post/672599/xbox-downloads-beat-amazon/
BlogThread_672599

ADVERTISEMENT

Blog Tags

g4tv.com
  • Sara Underwood's Naked Bike Ride

    Posted: June 22, 2011

    1,306,227 Views | 05:20

  • International Sexy Ladies Show: Messy Cat Fight

    Posted: January 27, 2010

    632,839 Views | 00:49

  • Adult Star Kirsten Price Tests Kinect's Nude Filter

    Posted: November 12, 2010

    1,434,240 Views | 04:33

  • Best Nude Scenes in Video Games

    Posted: June 29, 2009

    1,521,736 Views | 03:12

  • International Sexy Ladies Show: Wrestling in Moscow

    Posted: June 19, 2009

    135,881 Views | 01:24

AdChoices