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Paramount collaboration for Xbox Live

Written by Matti Vähäkainu (Google+) @ 13 Apr 2006 1:08 User comments (4)

Paramount collaboration for Xbox Live Microsoft has made a collaboration deal with Paramouth Pictures to deliver movie content for Xbox Live. This downloadable content will include high-definition trailers, movie themes, picture packs and more. The program will launch on Wednesday with free, high-definition content from Paramount Pictures' Mission: Impossible III and Nacho Libre.
Paramount has already included two of its upcoming movies to feature graphics and trailers for the Xbox Live. Mission: Impossible III starring Tom Cruise as Ethan Hunt and Nacho Libre starring Jack Black as a cook in an orphanage trying out as a wrestler.

In addition to themes and trailers Microsoft will bring new downloadable contests in which the winner will have the chance to play against a movie star, including Nacho Libre star Jack Black. The Xbox Movie Showcase will also feature downloads that will change the Xbox 360 interface to match the movie.

Since the launch of Xbox 360, Xbox Live has spawned over 10 million downloads and has a daily audience of over 2 million people.

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4 user comments

113.4.2006 3:24

I assume this will only be for the 360?

213.4.2006 9:24

Blah Mission: Impossible died the day Tom Cruise remade it...blah >< In all its nice but I dont see it changeing thigns much ><

314.4.2006 6:30

Uncle Bill, good luck on the 360. I dont think it will help much, I think PS3 is going to surprise people. I just wish I had a machine that could just play games!

414.4.2006 9:04

What about Nintendo Revolution?

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