Popcornflix Bows on Xbox 3602 Apr, 2013 By: Erik Gruenwedel
Popcornflix April 2 launched it its own branded app for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. The app gives Xbox Live Gold subscribers access to hundreds of feature-length films at no extra charge.
Popcornflix is an ad-supported platform and subsidiary of Screen Media Ventures LLC, an independent movie distributor. Popcornflix enables users to search movies by genre, actor or director and select from new releases or the site’s most popular most films. Each month, 30 to 40 additional feature-length films are added to the channel.
“We are excited to offer our free digital movie platform to Xbox Live members,” Gary Delfiner, president of Screen Media Digital, said in a statement. “Now movie lovers can access our free catalog of hundreds of great feature length films using Xbox 360.”
With Kinect for Xbox 360, users can navigate the Popcornflix app with the sound of their voice or wave of their hand.
Popcornflix last month said the number of downloads on Roku media players in the United States exceeded 1 million. Popcornflix is now available on Roku devices in Canada and the United Kingdom.