Xbox Nations | Guinness World Record Achieved

Xbox 360 South Africa has confirmed that the Xbox Nations event was a success and saw LIVE members throughout the World achieve a new Guinness World Record for the largest simultaneous online 100m sprint featuring 10,539 participants, achieved by users of Xbox LIVE during the Xbox Nations Free LIVE Weekend on 23 April 2011.

The event saw thousands ‘Play for their Nation’ for the world record attempt on Saturday 23rd April as part of Xbox Nations. These gamers helped create history with Xbox LIVE and Kinect Sports.

Gaz Deaves, Editor of Guinness World Records Gamer’s Edition 2011 said, “Congratulations to the crew from Xbox LIVE and most importantly, the thousands of Xbox LIVE members from across the globe who got up off their sofas to create this new Guinness World Record for the largest ever online sprint.  The new record will be considered for inclusion in the next Gamer’s Edition.”

Yvette van Rooyen said, “We’re thrilled to hold a Guinness World Record title for the largest online 100 metre sprint! Breaking a Guinness World Record is such a massive milestone and we’re pleased that we had the chance to do this in partnership with the Xbox LIVE community, following our record breaking launch of Kinect. Xbox LIVE members from across the world participated in the record attempt, flexing their muscles and loosening their limbs for the record and their country.”

 

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