Microsoft Offers Freebie After Xbox Live Woes

January 2008
Red Herring;1/4/2008, p3
Trade Publication
The article announces the plan of Microsoft to offer a free downloadable video game to users of its Xbox online gaming service after the network was plagued with connection troubles over the holidays. Xbox Live General Manager Mark Whitten said the problems stemmed from a massive increase in new users of the service over the holiday season, when sales of video game hardware and software surge. Whitten said all Xbox Live members around the world would be able to freely download one game over the service.


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