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Microsoft courts Hollywood for Xbox One content

Written by James Delahunty (Google+) @ 05 Jun 2013 9:50 User comments (2)

Microsoft courts Hollywood for Xbox One content Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has reportedly met with Hollywood executives about content opportunities for the Xbox One platform, according to Deadline.
Ballmer was reportedly joined by Nancy Tellem, entertainment and digital media president of Microsoft, as he met with the likes of CBS CEO Leslie Moonves about what they could do with Xbox One in the areas of sports, music, reality TV and regular programming.

He also stated that Microsoft does not "want to be a cable channel."

Microsoft's Xbox One reveal event last month focused heavily on using the next generation console to consume television content. Seeking to get exclusive content from Hollywood is a natural step to push that agenda much further, while the gaming community hopes for more information on the gameplay aspects of the console at E3.

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15.6.2013 20:59

Won't matter..............blocking the use of rented/used games will be the wooden stake in the heart of this vampire of a company's gaming system.

26.6.2013 6:27

Originally posted by hearme0:
Won't matter..............blocking the use of rented/used games will be the wooden stake in the heart of this vampire of a company's gaming system.
If true, which I know seems to be heavily rumored, then MS is going to to lose. I truly believe MS has it in the works. If there is enough of an outcry or lack of demand, a quick firmware will be added to remove it.

I'm waiting until '14 to see which one I will buy first. I have both now, along with a lot of older systems. Heck I just played on my atari 5200 to see if it would work.

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