Microsoft says that “entertainment has always been important for Xbox fans” so has today unveiled the very first wave of some of the world’s biggest names in entertainment coming to Xbox One in the 13 launch markets between 22nd November and spring 2014. Specifically In the UK, entertainment partners are as follows:
- Demand 5
- MUZU TV
- NOW TV
The full list of global apps can be found here: http://news.xbox.com/2013/11/xbox-one-partners-unveiled
This list is just the first wave of partners coming to Xbox One and brand new entertainment apps will launch every month for Xbox LIVE Gold Subscribers. In addition to the entertainment apps coming from partners, in every market Xbox One will also feature:
- Xbox Fitness
- Xbox Video
- Xbox Music
- Internet Explorer
With games, multiplayer gaming, live TV and the best entertainment apps, Xbox One is the most complete entertainment system.
LOVEFiLM, has today announced the arrival of its new and improved LOVEFiLM Instant streaming application on the Xbox 360, marking the latest development in the ongoing rollout of the next generation app.
Features which will be made available on the games console – which has sold over 76 million units worldwide – as a result of the launch include an improved search function and recommendation engine, optimised user interface, and the addition of the popular Watchlist feature making it easier to watch TV online.
Revisiting content is also made simple with a homepage display that keeps track of what is currently being viewed and the last location reached in that video – making it easier to resume viewing from the same spot on any LOVEFiLM.com device.
The enhanced LOVEFiLM Instant streaming application for Xbox 360 is available to download on Xbox Live from today, and will soon be made available on all LOVEFiLM-enabled devices.
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