13 apps ready for Xbox One UK launch window

Microsoft has outlined what apps will be offered to Xbox One owners between launch and spring 2014.

The list includes Now TV, Netflix, Lovefilm, Twitch, Eurosport and 4OD.

That’s in addition to Microsoft’s own first party apps – Skype, SkyDrive, Upload, Xbox Video, Xbox Music, Internet Explorer and Xbox Fitness. DigitalSpy adds that Xbox One owners will also receive 100 minutes of free Skype chat time free for six months after launch.

The platform holder says that this is just the first wave” of partner apps heading to the platform and it expects new apps to launch every month.

We set out to make Xbox One the all-in-one games and entertainment hub for your home,” Xbox chief product officer Marc Whitten stated. The one system that offers the best games next to the best entertainment experiences and apps. Along with offering a stellar app portfolio from around the world, Xbox One takes the next step by offering them in a way that is seamless and easy to use.”

Here’s the full list:

• 4oD
• AmazonLOVEFiLM
• blinkbox
• Crackle
• Demand 5
• Eurosport
• Machinima
• Netflix
• Twitch
• Wuaki.tv

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