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French Xbox Live users get Canal+

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 29 Jun 2009 15:15

French Xbox Live users get Canal+ Microsoft has announced the addition of Canal+ to Xbox Live in France, allowing French gamers to watch films and soccer on demand from their consoles.
The move follows a similar deal with the British broadcaster BSkyB just a few weeks ago.

With the deal, Xbox Live users in the nation will have access to 3000 films, dramas as well as French Ligue 1 soccer games.

Microsoft says Xbox Live currently has over 17 million members globally. The company says the Canal+ deal is just a start for partnerships with Canal+ owner Vivendi.

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