Redbox Instant Plays With Xbox 360

By | Tuesday February 5, 2013 @ 12:26pm PST

The new streaming service from Redbox and Verizon says it will be available on Xbox 360 gaming consoles “in the very near future.” And the Microsoft operation says that it will be “the exclusive gaming and … Read More »

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XBox 360 Adds Comcast, HBO, And MLB Apps As Entertainment Usage Soars

By | Tuesday March 27, 2012 @ 7:02am PDT

The people behind Microsoft’s console say that owners now spend more time using it for entertainment than they do for multiplayer games.  And today they hope to add momentum to their effort to turn the device into a home entertainment … Read More »

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Xbox 360 Upgrade Includes Voice Search, New Content Partners

By | Monday December 5, 2011 @ 11:26am PST

Xbox 360, which in October announced a slew of content deals via Xbox Live designed to make the console a one-stop set-top box to control everything entertainment from video games to music to film to TV, announced today that the first of those agreements will kick off tomorrow — along … Read More »

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Xbox Live Partners Up For TV Content

By | Wednesday October 5, 2011 @ 11:09am PDT

Xbox Live, the premium online service of Microsoft’s Xbox 360, today unveiled a slew of content deals that will boost the console’s entertainment offerings beginning around the holidays and in more than 20 countries. The news began leaking last week of partnerships, but the announcement included more than 40 providers like Bravo, Comcast, HBO GO, Verizon FiOS and Syfy in the U.S. and international partners like BBC in the UK. The ultimate goal is to make Microsoft’s video game console a one-stop shop for entertainment where users can switch easily between video games, DVDs and entertainment content. Here’s the release: Read More »

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Bloomberg: Xbox To Offer Xfinity TV, FiOS

By | Thursday September 29, 2011 @ 8:53am PDT

Cable companies are looking to put their services on multiple platforms to keep customers happy (and around) and Xbox Live is looking to boost entertainment offerings to compete against console rivals like Sony’s PlayStation 3, so this makes sense. If … Read More »

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