More entertainment apps hit the Xbox 360

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xbox 360 slim real png.pngA second wave of apps for the all-new Xbox 360 dashboard has launched today. Continuing with the entertainment-focus of the first batch, UK users now get access to blinkbox, YouTube, MSN and MUZU.TV, alongside the recently-added likes of iTV Player, LoveFilm and 4oD.

“This is the second wave of Kinect-enabled apps since the all-new Xbox experience launched last week,” said Microsoft.

“Xbox 360 is building on its expansive catalogue of movies, sports, television and music and we’re happy to offer the following new entertainment experiences starting today in various regions on Xbox Live.”

The list of new arrivals (as well as the territories they can be accessed from) is as follows:

blinkbox (blinkbox). United Kingdom
MSN. Australia, Canada, Germany, Italy, Mexico, United Kingdom
MUZU.TV. Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom
YouTube. Available in 24 countries globally, including United Kingdom
iHeartRadio (Clear Channel). United States United States
Rogers On Demand Online (Rogers Media). Canada
SBS ON DEMAND. Australia
TMZ (Warner Bros.). Canada, United States
TVE ( Spain
Verizon FiOS TV. United States.

The recent update also added deeper integration with Microsoft’s Kinect motion-tracking peripheral, letting users make gestures and speak to the console in order to navigate menus and select items.

Gerald Lynch
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