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Revised rollout of 360 Sky Player underway

Xbox 360 platform holder Microsoft has begun a revised rollout” of its Xbox 360 Sky Player, though many customers remain without access to the service in what has been a troubled first week. Speaking on the Xbox forums, the firm stated: We have been experiencing some technical issues with the …

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Sky TV arrives on Xbox Live

Sky’s long-awaited Xbox Live IPTV service has gone live in the UK, meaning that Xbox 360 owners are now able to access satellite TV without the need for a dish. The service, which launches with 24 available channels, requires Xbox Live Gold membership to use. The monthly subscription charge for …

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EA goes digital with Madden

Publisher EA has announced Madden NFL Arcade – a cut-down version of its recently released retail product that will be made available on both Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network. The move follows the admission from EA boss John Riccitiello last month that it is discouraging that one of our …

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Microsoft dates Sky on Xbox Live

Microsoft’s Xbox community manager for Europe Graeme Boyd, otherwise known as AceyBongos, has revealed that Sky’s long-awaited Xbox 360 functionality will go live on October 27th. In a Tweet just a few moments ago, Boyd stated: October 27 – that’s the date when you’ll be able to watch TV from …

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GTA IV hits Xbox Live

Microsoft has upped the stakes on its Games-On-Demand service by adding Rockstar’s legendary Grand Theft Auto IV to its growing line-up. Though Microsoft’s pricing for its tentative full-game online selection has to date offered little competition compared to the normally much cheaper High Street, the 19.99 price point for GTA …

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XBLA revenues up 200%

Microsoft’s Summer of Arcade promotion on Xbox Live, which came to an end last month, helped the digital portal to a 200 per cent increase in revenues, the platform holder has revealed. Microsoft has also revealed that it’s pioneering online quiz show title, 1 vs 100, was downloaded a total …

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Twitter on Xbox clarified

Microsoft has clarified yesterday’s confusion regarding the upcoming integration of Twitter and Facebook on Xbox 360, admitting that Silver Xbox Live members will not be able to access the service on an ongoing basis. Facebook and Twitter on Xbox Live will be free to Gold members, with a free trial …

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