Microsoft Adds 45-Plus Apps to Xbox One, Xbox 3604 Jun, 2014 By: Chris Tribbey
More than 45 new entertainment apps are coming to the Xbox One and Xbox 360 worldwide, including Twitter, Vine, HBO Go, ShowTime Anytime, Comedy Central and more.
Every app is expected to debut on the systems by the end of the year, bringing the total number of apps in the Xbox catalog to more than 225.
For the Xbox One in the U.S., other upcoming apps include Encore Play, Epix, Crunchyroll, Frightflix, iHeartRadio, Starz Play, Syfy Now, Target Ticket, MoviePlex Play, MTV, NBA, NHL and Popcornflix.
“Xbox fans are spending more time than ever on the console, spending more than five hours a day on Xbox One,” said Yusuf Mehdi, corporate VP of devices and studios for Microsoft. “Today as we announce new commitments from dozens of our partners, including deep integration with experiences like Twitter and Vine, we hit an important milestone in our journey to deliver unique experiences on Xbox. We’re thrilled to break new ground in social TV experiences like we’re doing with Twitter on Xbox One.”