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May 9, 2006 at 3:40 PM

E3: Microsoft’s announcements

Four main pieces of news from Microsoft’s E3 briefing today.

1. Microsoft is unveiling a “Live Anywhere” platform with the launch of Vista that will integrate Xbox Live with the Windows and Windows Mobile operating systems.

2. The company is aiming to sell 10 million Xbox 360 consoles before the first new system from Sony or Nintendo hits store shelves.

3. There will be 160 Xbox 360 games out by the end of this year

4. There are currently 3 million Xbox Live members, and that number is projected to double by this time next year

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