Xbox Live's Major Nelson -- aka Larry Hryb, Microsoft's director of programming for Xbox Live -- announced on his blog today that Xbox Live now carries three major TV properties: HBO GO, MLB.TV, and XFINITY TV. In other words, through apps on Xbox Live you can now experience Major League Baseball in a whole new way, or catch up on Game of Thrones just in time for season two's April 1 premiere.
The new Xbox Live TV options are outlined as follows in the press statement:
HBO GO on Xbox 360 launched their entire catalogue of live and on demand original content – that means every episode of every show, from the latest hits like Game of Thrones, to older favorites like The Sopranos. With Kinect, you can voice search the entire HBO catalogue.
Comcast launched the XFINITY TV on-demand service on Xbox 360, bringing its huge library of when- you-want-it entertainment to a console for the first time, including the new Streampix library. With Kinect, you can control it all with your voice or a wave of your hand – however you like
MLB.TV transforms sports entertainment by providing live and on demand games in HD, coupled with exclusive personalization features only found on Xbox 360 – jump between the action via the Mini Guide and watch two games at once with Split Screen. With Kinect, you can pause and rewind live games and highlights using just your voice and motion controls.
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