Xbox 360 to get 40 new entertainment apps on Xbox Live

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Microsoft announced today Xbox 360 is getting 40 new entertainment apps this week through the Xbox Live online entertainment service.

Microsoft recently launched 20 new apps on Xbox Live. But by spring, the company will launch another 40 apps. Clearly, the apps show that the console is no longer just about video games. It is a gateway to all kinds of internet entertainment.

The apps are listed below:

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1. All3M (UK, USA)
2. TV Amoeba (Canada, United States)
3. ARTE (Germany, France)
4. Aztec (Mexico)
5. Canalplay Infinity (France)
6. CBC Hockey Night (Canada)
seven. CrunchyRoll (Majority of Xbox Live regions)
8. Deezer (Majority of Xbox Live regions)
9. Eredivisie live (Netherlands)
ten. fight box (Austria, Germany, Spain, France, Ireland, Italy, Sweden, United Kingdom)
11. Flixster (United States)
12. GameTrailers (Australia, Canada, Germany, Spain, France, Italy, Japan, Mexico, United Kingdom, United States)
13. Globosat Muu (Brazil)
14. Replay Gulli (France)
15. HBO Nordic Countries (Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden)
16. IndieFlix (Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom, United States)
17. Livesport.tv (Austria, Belgium, Germany, Denmark, Spain, Finland, France, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, New Zealand, Sweden, United Kingdom)
18. Machinima (Majority of Xbox Live regions)
19. Maxim (United States)
20. MTV (United States)
21. MyTF1 (France)
22. MyTF1VOD (France)
23. Napster (Germany, UK)
24. Pathé Thuis (Netherlands)
25. PBS (United States)
26. PopcornFlix (United States)
27. Rai TV (Italy)
28. Sainsbury’s (UK)
29. Saraiva (Brazil)
30. SBS (Netherlands)
31. SF anytime (Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden)
32. lazy radio (Canada, United States)
33. SPORT1 (Austria, Germany)
34. The CW Network (United States)
35. Television (Mexico)
36. TV3 (Spain)
37. Viaplay (Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden)
38. Orange Video on Demand (France)
39. Vimeo (United States)
40. Vivo Play (Brazil)
41. Watchever (Austria, Germany)
42. Zattoo (Germany)
43. Ziggo (Netherlands)

Additionally, starting today, several new apps will be rolling out globally on Xbox Live, including:

ARTE (Germany, France)
With the ARTE app on Xbox Live, you can watch an exciting mix of content from the cultural TV channel, including documentaries, concerts and movies.

CinemaNow (Extension in Canada)
CinemaNow is an authenticated video-on-demand (AVOD) application, providing customers with access to TV and movie content previously purchased from CinemaNow.com.

CBS (US, Canada)
GameSpot has all the product reviews, tech shows, and event coverage you love, now on Xbox Live. CNET helps you use technology to improve and enrich your life. From specially curated content to advice, it’s everything you need to buy and get the most out of the technology that’s right for you. Get the best of technology, where you want it.

Karaoke (All Live Regions except Japan and UAE)
Karaoke gives access to more than 8,000 songs from the latest hits to the oldest, as well as goodies, available on Xbox Live. Your avatar will take to the stage and sing with a full set of stage and orchestra accessories. Use SmartGlass to play/stop/pause, browse database and lyrics, or add songs to the playlist. Songs require no downloads and will play immediately via streaming for a robust karaoke experience.

Maxim (United States)
Maxim delivers what guys want – beautiful women, cool gear, and fun videos – on Xbox 360! From behind-the-scenes Maxim’s sexiest photo shoots to hilarious original comedies to high-octane sports, this is the #1 destination for couch-locked men in search of a good time.

Napster (Germany, UK)
With your Xbox and Napster Unlimited plus Mobile, you can listen to millions of songs instantly. Listen to millions of songs in different genres, play as much as you want, enjoy hours of expertly programmed music. Check out new releases, graphics and more.

SkyDrive (All Live Regions)
SkyDrive is where you store your files so you can access them from virtually any device. With SkyDrive for Xbox, you can easily view your photos and videos on your TV. You can also play slideshows and view photos and videos shared with you. For more information, visit the Inside the SkyDrive Blog.

SPORT1 (Austria, Germany)
Enter the world of sports through your Xbox. The SPORT1 app offers video sports news, live scores, live streams of popular sporting events and access to the SPORT1+ paid sports channel.

VEVO (Extension to Spain, Italy and France)
With over 45,000 videos from 11,000 artists, VEVO is the world’s leading platform for premium music and entertainment videos. Stream live concerts, watch exclusive programs and queue up all your favorite videos. VEVO is available in the US, Canada and the UK. The VEVO app for Xbox includes free high-quality on-demand music videos for the user and enables social interactions between fans, VEVO and users.

Zattoo (Germany)
The Zattoo app gives you access to free live TV on 55 channels and an electronic program guide. HiQ accounts offer fast, ad-free channel changes and higher quality streams (including HD), starting at EUR 3.75 per month. Additional premium TV channels including sports channels, documentaries, kids, music and international packages are also available.

You should be able to download these apps from Xbox Live Marketplace starting today. Give it some time though, we’re rolling out a lot of apps at once, and it can take a day or two for all the apps to arrive. We’ll keep you posted as more of the world’s leading entertainment providers come to Xbox.

We also continue to expand our live event offering on Xbox Live through our Live Events Player app. Join us tonight at 7:30 PM EST for a live stream of the Bruno Mars concert hosted by iHeartRadio in New York City. We will unveil new interactive features such as real-time contextual information, polls and trivia (US only).

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