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Sky Player launches on Xbox 360

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 27 Oct 2009 16:41 User comments (6)

Sky Player launches on Xbox 360 Microsoft has officially launched its streaming Sky TV service today for the Xbox 360 today in the UK and Ireland, giving gamers access to movie and TV content on their consoles.
Xbox Live Gold subscribers will have access to 24 channels from Sky and up to 400 movies from the Sky Movies channel. The content is free if you are both a Gold and Sky subscriber. Sky Sports and Sky Movies will also cost extra if you do not already have them.

If you are not a Sky subscriber and do not want a satellite dish, you can pay GBP 15-50 per month for "Internet-only" packages ranging from basic to full including Sports, Movies, and ESPN.

"Today our customers enjoy film, music, videos and games on Xbox 360 and TV is another significant step forward in our entertainment vision," added Microsoft's senior regional director at Entertainment & Devices for the UK and Ireland, Neil Thompson.

"And now Xbox owners will have the variety and volume of entertainment along with unique services such as the avatar community which allow you to share, celebrate and chat - it is clear that Xbox 360 is taking entertainment beyond the living room with unique social interactive entertainment experiences.

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127.10.2009 18:41
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227.10.2009 23:55

yay...More junk on the dashboard for the overweight toaster that could.

328.10.2009 12:59

Originally posted by DXR88:
yay...More junk on the dashboard for the overweight toaster that could.
Guess what? Some people might get use of this so called "junk". Guess it is evil on M$ to be adding features, eh?

428.10.2009 13:11

Sky player has been removed because it's not working. Bit of a pain, does anyone know when it'll be up and running?

528.10.2009 14:36

Quote:
Originally posted by DXR88:
yay...More junk on the dashboard for the overweight toaster that could.
Guess what? Some people might get use of this so called "junk". Guess it is evil on M$ to be adding features, eh?
oh yeah dude pure wickedness.

628.10.2009 16:01

All I see on my Dashboard are ads. WHY THE F*** am I paying for Live when I'm sure they make a sustainable amount off of ad revenue???

I'm not even using Live right now... Playin' Demon's Souls (awesome game).

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