Xbox One

Vevo launches on Xbox One

Music programmer Vevo is launching more than 100,000 music videos, original series and live concerts on the Xbox One console. An app, Vevo on Xbox One, has joined the console’s line-up. The app will be the first away from Vevo’s mobile and tablet apps and to offer the Vevo news feed. Xbox owners in […]

YouTube updates TV app

YouTube is updating its app for TV, with Microsoft’s Xbox One game console receiving the new version first. The Google-owned video sharing site has already launched the Xbox One update and the new version of the app will be rolled out to other streaming devices over the coming weeks. The new version of the TV […]

LoveFilm launches on Xbox One

TV and movie streaming service LoveFilm can now be accessed on the newly-launched Xbox One. In the UK, Microsoft launched its next-generation console and connected entertainment service Xbox One yesterday. An app is available from the Microsoft online store – the Xbox One App Marketplace – that allows LoveFilm customers in the UK that have […]

Amazon, Xbox cool on Netflix’s binge model

The executives running the content arms of Amazon and Xbox have separately told TBI they have serious reservations about the Netflix model of releasing all episodes of an original series at once. Amazon Studios is about to release a slew of originals for its Amazon Instant Prime service in the US following a fruitful wave […]

C4 Online boss leaves for Microsoft Studios

Jen Topping is joining Microsoft Studios’ UK production arm. Topping will join Microsoft from Channel 4, where she is business manager of the UK commercial broadcaster’s online division. During a seven-year stint at Channel 4 Topping oversaw the launch of catch-up service 4oD and relaunch of At Microsoft she will be business manager of […]

Spielberg making Halo series for Microsoft’s new Xbox One

Steven Spielberg will produce a new series based on the Halo games franchise for Xbox One, the next-generation console and entertainment system from Microsoft. Microsoft launched the Xbox One yesterday and unveiled a range of other TV series and video content Spielberg will executive produce the live-action Halo series, which will be made by Microsoft’s […]