Microsoft shares some interesting stats regarding Windows 10

While the free upgrade to Windows 10 offer is scheduled to expire in less than 36 hours - and you should probably upgrade to it if you haven't already or even if you don't want to right now - Microsoft wants as many users on its latest operating system as possible. To this end, the company is sharing some pretty interesting facts and statistics on its official @Windows Twitter account to entice users to upgrade to Windows 10.

Almost one month ago, Microsoft announced that Windows 10 is now installed on over 350 million devices - but cautioned that it might miss its one billion devices by 2018 goal - and while the company hasn't updated the aforementioned figures as of yet, it has disclosed some other statistics about the usage of its latest OS.

The Redmond giant states that over 19 billion hours have been spent playing games on Windows 10. This equates to nearly 792 million days or over two million years, which are all quite impressive figures. While the company hasn't clarified fully, the number likely includes all platforms of gaming on Windows 10, including Steam and the Windows Store itself. It's not clear if it includes the Xbox One, although the console has run a version of Windows 10 since November.

Moreover, Microsoft has also revealed that Cortana has answered more than 6 billion questions on Windows 10. The company has been working hard to improve its virtual assistant and has even announced that it will be coming to the Xbox One as part of its Anniversary Update. Another interesting statistic that Microsoft has revealed discloses that users have spent over 63 billion minutes on its Edge browser, which is equivalent to over one billion hours, nearly 44 million days or almost 120,000 years.

Have you upgraded to Windows 10 yet? How much have you contributed to these statistical figures? Let us know in the comments below!

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