Microsoft plots living room domination w

December 17 [Mon], 2012, 6:41
Game consoles are no longer simply for video games, as evidenced bythat the is the top ()streaming device of the year. Yusuf Mehdi,()chief marketing officer for its Interactive Entertainment Division, said this past March that owners were spending more hours watching online entertainment than playing online games. And now, in a bid to bolster its efforts to conquer the living room,Microsoft Director of Programming for Larry Major NelsonHyrb announced in a blog post that 43 new entertainment apps (mostly video) will launch between now and spring of 2013 in various regions. Ten new apps including ARTE, CinemaNow, CNET, Karaoke, Maxim, Napster, SkyDrive, SPORT1, VEVO and Zattoo will arrive this week. Microsofts full list of upcoming apps follows below.

1.All3M(United Kingdom, United States)2.Ameba TV(Canada, United States)3.ARTE(Germany, France)4.Azteca(Mexico)5.Canalplay Infinity(France)6.CBCs Hockey Night(Canada)7.CrunchyRoll(Majority of LIVE Regions)8.Deezer(Majority of LIVE Regions)9.Eredivisie Live(Netherlands)10.Fightbox(Austria, Germany, Spain, France, Ireland, Italy, Sweden, United Kingdom)11.Flixster(United States)12.GameTrailers(Australia, Canada, Germany, Spain, France, Italy, Japan, Mexico, United Kingdom, United States)13.Globosat Muu(Brazil)14.Gulli Replay(France)15.HBO Nordics(Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden)16.IndieFlix(Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom, United States), Belgium, Germany, Denmark, Spain, Finland, France, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, New Zealand, Sweden, United Kingdom)18.Machinima(Majority of LIVE Regions)19.Maxim(United States)20.MTV(United States)21.MyTF1(France)22.MyTF1VOD(France)23.Napster(Germany, United Kingdom)24.Pathe Thuis(Netherlands)25.PBS(United States)26.PopcornFlix(United States)27.Rai TV(Italy)28.Sainsbury(United Kingdom)29.Saraiva(Brazil)30.SBS(Netherlands)31.SF Anytime(Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden)32.Slacker Radio(Canada, United States)33.SPORT1(Austria, Germany)34.The CW Network(United States)35.Televisa(Mexico)36.TV3(Spain)37.Viaplay(Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden)38.Vido la Demande dOrange(France)39.Vimeo(United States)40.VIVO Play(Brazil)41.Watchever(Austria, Germany)42.Zattoo(Germany)43.Ziggo(Netherlands)

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