Internet connected gaming is slowly becoming the norm. You may recall a recent study which pointed out that close to 85% of online gamers preferred their PC and only between 30%-40% of online gamers preferred the consoles. It then comes as no surprise that connecting the gamers via broadband is becoming extremely important to enhance the gamer experience.
A recent study conducted by the Diffusion group looked into the number of broadband connected gaming consoles in the market. Here are the results among the various popular platforms
Sony PlayStation PS3 : 78%
Microsoft Xbox 360 : 73%
Nintendo Wii : 54%