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Xbox Game Studios video games bear been played for 1.66 billion hours to this point in 2020

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Xbox Game Studios titles bear been played for 1.66 billion hours this year, additional proving that 2020 has been a large year for staying internal and playing video video games.

Xbox marketing boss Aaron Greenberg shared the dizzying resolve in a rundown of spectacular stats on the Xbox Wire weblog. That resolve of 1.66 billion hours played is handiest year-to-date, and Greenberg confirmed that or no longer it is a myth for the firm.

The frequent worldwide existence expectancy for folks is 71 years (primarily based entirely on a 2015 appreciate by the UN), that design those 1.66 billion hours of playtime equal 2669 common lifetimes for theoretical other folks who handiest ever play first-celebration Xbox video games – by no design stopping to be pleased, sleep, or even are trying Mario Kart. Technically the math works out to 2668.98, so the final particular person would salvage to love a pair of months of retirement after their 70 years of gaming carrier.

Fun with arithmetic apart, these play hours figures are the extra or much less metric that you just might possibly possibly aloof query to hear noteworthy extra of from Xbox in the discontinuance. Now that Xbox Game Walk has change into a cornerstone of Microsoft’s gaming industry mannequin, or no longer it is changing into much less in regards to the different of video games or consoles supplied, and additional about how noteworthy the firm can capture its subscribers.

With Xbox Series X and a mettlesome slate of upcoming Xbox Series X video games on the procedure, I could possibly well well query those numbers are handiest going to retain mountaineering in the years ahead.

Look for what you might possibly possibly play as quickly as the subsequent abilities arrives with our e-book to Xbox Series X originate video games.

Connor has been doing news and characteristic issues for GamesRadar+ since 2012, which is without warning a lengthy time in the past. How on earth did that occur?

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