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Microsoft Detail First Wave of TV & Entertainment Apps On Xbox One

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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:

  • 4oD
  • Amazon\LOVEFiLM
  • blinkbox
  • Crackle
  • Demand 5
  • Eurosport
  • Machinima
  • MUZU TV
  • Netflix
  • NOW TV
  • TED
  • Twitch
  • Wuaki.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
  • Skype
  • SkyDrive
  • Upload

With games, multiplayer gaming, live TV and the best entertainment apps, Xbox One is the most complete entertainment system.

 

Microsoft Suspends Kinect Featured TV Subscription Plans

Having spent the last year trying to incorporate a service similar to Netflix and LOVEFiLM, Microsoft’s own subscription based service would have allowed users to fork out a monthly fee for a package of programmes as an alternative to other Live TV and On Demand Services. Continue reading Microsoft Suspends Kinect Featured TV Subscription Plans