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11.6 million 360s sold, Halo 2 still most popular

Dustin Burg

It's that time again when Microsoft gives us the digits and we get to trudge through the facts, figures and numbers to learn about everything going down in Xbox 360 land. So, let's jump right in.

After giving the numbers a quick look over, we found the biggest and most informative fact to be that worldwide Microsoft has sold 11.6 million Xbox 360 consoles, which is in line with what we've already expected. Other interesting tidbits found within' the press release include little nuggets like a new members joins Xbox Live once very eight seconds, that the 360's 6.3 game attach rate is the highest in the industry and that US Xbox 360 owners have purchased 24.3 million games which is more than the 19.3 million games both the PS3 and Wii have sold combined. Finally, Microsoft also included three "top ten" charts showcasing the top Xbox 360 and XBLA games played over Xbox Live as well as the top downloaded demos off the XBLM. And it's no surprise to see Halo 2 and Gears of War topping that list, but seeing Aegis Wing up there is a tad puzzling.

Check out more facts and figures after the jump as well as the top ten lists which are posted after the break. Hopefully, after giving everything a read over, your craving for Xbox 360 facts will be satisfied. Bon appetit!

Top 10 games played over Xbox Live worldwide:

1) Halo 2
2) Gears of War
3) Hexic HD
4) Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas
5) Call of Duty 3
6) Call of Duty 2
7) Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 3
8) Elder Scrolls: Oblivion
9) Crackdown
10) PGR3

Top 10 Xbox Live Arcade downloads worldwide:
1) Aegis Wing
2) Uno
3) Texas Hold 'em
4) Geometry Wars Retro Evolved
5) Bankshot Billiards 2
6)Street Fighter 'II Hyper Fighting
7) Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 1989 Classic Arcade
8) Worms
9) Castlevania: Symphony of the Night
10) Contra

Top 10 Xbox Live Marketplace Demos downloads worldwide:
1) Crackdown
2) Lost Planet E3 2006
3) Dead Rising
4) BioShock
5) Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas
6) Forza Motorsport 2
7) Sonic the Hedgehog
8) Saints Row
9) Superman Returns
10) Colin McRae: DIRT

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