Microsoft unveils Xbox One broadcast partners

November 12, 2013 16.29 Europe/London By Robert Briel

Pins_US_Multiple 3PMicrosoft has unveiled the Xbox One broadcast partners for the 13 launch markets where the TV service will start.

In addition to delivering live TV in every market where Xbox One will be sold, Microsoft is also bringing premium, voice and gesture controlled TV and entertainment apps specifically designed for the living room.

Xbox One is bringing together TV channels and entertainment app channels into one screen. Xbox One is also the only games and entertainment system that enables HDMI pass through. Users can create their own personal Favourites in OneGuide – the Xbox One electronic program me guide. In addition, a Bing search for TV, movies, games, or music will scan across all apps.

The list of broadcast partners is the first wave of third-party apps that are coming to Xbox One over the course of the next few months. Microsoft will continue to announce more apps coming to the platform and both the Xbox One and Xbox 360 entertainment app portfolios will continue to grow weekly.

In Europe, the service will be launched in the following countries:
In Austria: Eurosport, Machinima, MUZU TV, TED and Twitch.
France: TV d’Orange, 6Play (from the M6 group), Canal+/CanalSat, Pluzz (from public channels France 2,3,4,5), Machinima, MUZU TV, MyTF1, MYTF!VOD, SFR TV, TED and Twitch.
Germany: Amazon/Lovefilm, Eurosport, Machinima, MUZU TV, TED, Twitch, Watchever and Zattoo.
Ireland: Eurosport, Machinima, MUZU TV, Netflix, TED, Twitch.
Italy: Eurosport, Machinima, MUZU TV, Premium Play, TED, Twitch.
Spain: Eurosport, Gol Televisión, Machinima, MUZU TV, RTVE, TED, Twitch,, Zattoo.
United Kingdom: 4oD, Amazon/Lovefilm, Blinkbox, Crackle, Demand 5, Eurosport, Machinima, MUZU TV, Netflix, NOW TV, TED, Twitch,
Outside of Europe, the service is also available in the US, Canada Australia, New Zealand, Brazil and Mexico.

In the US, the following partners will become available: Amazon Instant Video, Crackle, The CW, ESPN, FOX NOW, FXNOW, HBO GO (coming soon), Hulu Plus, Machinima, MUZU TV, Netflix, Redbox, Instant by Verizon, Target Ticket, TED, The NFL on Xbox One, Twitch, Univision Deportes, Verizon FiOS TV, VUDU