750K XBox’ers, 2.4M PlayStation owners are gaiming online

750K players use Xbox Live, each paying $50 a year to be able to play against people elsewhere and download updates. Sony says it has sold 2.4M of its $40 network adapters that enable Playstation online gaming, through broadband or a dial-up connection. By 2008, 40.2M gamers worldwide will be going online with video game consoles, says market research firm DFC Intelligence.