- Microsoft announced today a deal with NBC Universal International Television Distribution, making films from Universal Pictures the latest content from a major Hollywood studio to join the Xbox Live roster in the U.K. as follows:
Press Release: PLAY, WATCH AND CONNECT FOR EVEN LONGER WITH XBOX
Console giant announces major expansion of its ongoing entertainment portfolio: new content, great social experiences, TV gameplay - and a major new Hollywood movie provider!
LONDON - 26th FEBRUARY 2009: Xbox® today unveiled major plans to extend its offering even further by giving entertainment fans even more to enjoy whether they're into movies, music or games.
Speaking at the official launch event in central London today, UK Head of Xbox Neil Thompson
announced a vision for the console giant that will give customers a 360 degree entertainment experience that never ends, thanks to an ongoing commitment to providing cutting edge new downloadable content to Xbox LIVE®.
It will give entertainment fans an even broader choice of fun - enabling them to play extra elements of their favourite games, watch major Hollywood blockbuster films or chat and connect with friends anywhere in the world all from the comfort of their living room.
Film fans will...