Xbox outlines the media apps launching with Xbox Series X/S


By Alex Calvin,
Monday, 2 November 2020 17:33 GMT

We now know which streaming platforms are going to be on Microsoft’s new consoles at launch.

In a post on Xbox Wire, the company revealed that Apple TV is coming to its hardware on November 10, the same day that the Xbox Series X and Series X launch. That will set consumers back $4.99 each month, with a seven-day free trial.

In addition, media apps that are already available for Xbox One – like Netflix, Disney+, HBO Max, Spotify and YouTube – will be available on Microsoft’s brand new consoles.

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“It’s not just your games that play better than ever before on our new consoles, your favourite movies and shows are about to sound and look more immersive on Xbox Series X and Series S,” Xbox Wire editor-in-chief Will Tuttle wrote.

“With our new consoles, immerse yourself with fuller colours, enhanced dynamic range, and spatial sound just as the filmmakers and creators intended on Xbox Series X|S with Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos, which are supported on apps like Netflix, Disney+, and Vudu. Together, these advanced audiovisual technologies will take your favourite entertainment to new heights through ultravivid picture quality – incredible brightness, contrast, colour, and detail – alongside immersive moving audio that will transport you to new worlds.”

The Xbox Series X and S consoles both launch on November 10. Everything you need to know about Microsoft’s brand new hardware can be found right here.

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