Xbox has revealed that last weeks Xbox One reveal via live stream was a huge hit, so much so that it was more popular than events such as the 2010 World Cup, Royal Wedding in 2011, and 2012 election night.” As well as announcing the record-setting viewing figures, the Xbox Wire has additionally acknowledged viewers reactions – “we know there are unanswered questions and a desire for more information on Xbox One. We have many exciting weeks ahead where we will provide more information”
Quoted by Xbox Wire:
The Xbox team has been working for years for this big day, with great anticipation for fan’s reaction to our big reveal. The Xbox Reveal event drove record-breaking viewership – with over 8.45 million people watching the Xbox Reveal event in the first 24 hours, rivaling one of the top-most concurrent streamed events of all time.
On Xbox.com, we nearly tripled our previous concurrency record – with almost three times as many people watching the livestream at the same time, versus any other major event in Xbox.com history. According to our friends at Akamai, our streaming partner, the Xbox Reveal event was among the most watched live broadcasts delivered by Akamai in their history, nearly doubling peak traffic records and eclipsing concurrent viewership high-water marks set by events such as the 2010 World Cup, Royal Wedding in 2011, and 2012 election night.
The Xbox One from Microsoft has yet to have its pricing and release date revealed which is expected during the E3 conference in the coming weeks. As soon as more information is revealed, expect to read here on thisisxbox.com.
Via Xbox Wire