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Xbox LIVE Entertainment Apps Unlocked also in UK this weekend


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This morning we told you that Microsoft are offering a free weekend of Xbox Live entertainment this weekend, including movies, TV shows and music in the US. Now they are also offering it in the UK!


If you haven’t had the chance to check out the latest entertainment apps on Xbox 360, now is a great time because Xbox is unlocking their Xbox LIVE subscription service from this Friday 20th April through Monday 23rd April – no Xbox LIVE Gold membership will be required for this time.

Through this special promotion, anybody with an Xbox console will be able to use and enjoy all of the customised entertainment experiences featured on the Xbox LIVE service. Furthermore, you can search, discover and control TV, movies, video and music using voice and gesture via the power and magic of Kinect.

Adding to the excitement, Netflix will also unlock their subscription services to all Xbox owners in the UK from Friday 20th April through Monday 23rd April. So head on over to Xbox LIVE to watch your favourite TV shows and movies from Netflix – no Xbox LIVE Gold membership or service subscriptions required.

See below for a list of the 14 world-class entertainment apps that will be unlocked in the UK:

  • 4oD
  • Blink box
  • Crackle
  • Daily Motion
  • DEMAND 5
  • Last.FM
  • MSN Video
  • Netflix
  • Screenrush
  • Sky
  • VEVO
  • YouTube

Along with BBC iPlayer, Zune Movies and Zune Music, which are all available on Microsoft’s Xbox LIVE free platform, you can unlock a comprehensive world of live and on-demand television, movies, sports and music controlled using your voice and gestures, thanks to the power of Kinect, the Windows Phone companion app or via a standard Xbox 360 controller.

Andrew Edney
Andrew Edney
I am the owner and editor of this site. I have been interested in gadgets and tech since I was a little kid. I have also written a number of books on various tech subjects. I also blog for The Huffington Post and for FHM. And I am honoured to be a Microsoft MVP since January 2008 - again this year as an Xbox MVP.

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