NEWS - Saturday, November 30, 2002


Xbox Live in New Zealand- 2003

XBOX LIVE Goes live in North America, Canada and Europe AUCKLAND, New Zealand — November 29, 2002 - Xbox New Zealand are pleased to congratulate North America, Canada and Europe on a successful launch of Xbox Live. Hopefully it won't be too long before Kiwi gamers can share the experience that is online gaming. Our man on the ground Wilf Robinson updates us on the situation in New Zealand. "We are thrilled that Xbox Live has launched in North America and Canada and can confirm that we expect to launch in New Zealand during 2003," says Wilf Robinson. "While Xbox is broadband-ready, the critical issues that we face regarding the launch of Xbox Live in New Zealand relate to the need for broadband roll-out and penetration in this country, and of course the growth of the Xbox install base. "With online gaming well established as the way forward in the games industry, the excitement of the North American launch is understandable as Xbox Live is another major feature that sets Xbox apart from other gaming consoles and therefore has been as anticipated as the launch of Xbox itself." "Xbox Live enables gamers to find and play with their friends, play multiplayer Xbox games with other gamers virtually everywhere via a high-speed Internet connection, enable all gamers to talk to other players during game play through the Xbox Communicator headset as well as download current statistics, new levels and characters to their Xbox hard drive. " "As Xbox already had an online gaming experience through www.zone.com, Xbox and Microsoft understand security better than anyone. With this in mind, the Xbox Live platform will not only deliver the games but also a secure gaming platform...and all straight out of the box!"
Source: http://www.xboxaddict.com/

Comments

Site Statistics

Registered Members: 45,154
Forum Posts: 725,846
Xbox One Titles: 1,648
Xbox 360 Titles: 1,086
Xbox 360 Kinect Titles: 95
Xbox 360 Arcade Titles: 586
Original Xbox Titles: 987
Staff Reviews: 1,815
Member Reviews: 10,339
News Articles: 15,029
Screenshots: 32,249
Xbox 360 Achievements: 45,112
Xbox 360 Faceplates: 2,016
Cheat Codes: 1,706

Latest News








See News Archives

Community Forum Activity

Happy Birthday, Me.
Post by SnoochyBoochy
3 Replies, 671 Views

Xbox Playdates Canada October, 2018 Play date info thread.
Post by Kiesey
2 Replies, 1109 Views

2 Giveaways! Bridge Constructor Portal AND Tempest 4000!
Post by Variation-XBA
0 Replies, 1125 Views

Xbox Playdates Canada September, 2018 Playdates info thread.
Post by Kiesey
3 Replies, 1587 Views

No topics about Xbox 360? Want to play FC3 or BFH?
Post by AddMeForCoOp
2 Replies, 1662 Views

Xbox Playdates Canada August, 2018 Playdate info thread.
Post by Kiesey
5 Replies, 1656 Views

Xbox Game Pass
Post by oryanphine
3 Replies, 2573 Views

Xbox Playdates Canada July, 2018 playdate info.
Post by Kiesey
3 Replies, 1757 Views

Manette Xbox One Xfest18
Post by oryanphine
2 Replies, 1555 Views

Xbox One X Mountain Dew
Post by oryanphine
0 Replies, 1290 Views

Xbox Playdates Canada June 2018 schedule
Post by Kiesey
1 Replies, 1772 Views

Xbox One X Black Panther
Post by oryanphine
3 Replies, 2428 Views

Xbox Playdates Canada May 2018 schedule
Post by Kiesey
4 Replies, 1735 Views

Is anything happening in XBox One land?
Post by DJ tx
8 Replies, 3099 Views

Xbox One S Jojeux Anniversaire
Post by oryanphine
1 Replies, 1455 Views

© 2000-2019 XboxAddict.com - All rights reserved. All trademarks are properties of their respective owners.
Xbox is a registered trademark of Microsoft. XboxAddict.com is not affiliated with Microsoft.

Made in Canada
Site Design by Cameron Graphics