Guardian – No Zune HD for UK

Wednesday, 27th May 2009 10:27 GMT By Patrick Garratt


The Guardian is claiming that Zune HD won’t launch in the UK, and will rather be a US-only affair.

Instead, European punters will be given only access to Zune Video via Xbox 360.

The press release does only say that the handheld will be “available in the US this fall”.

Existing subscribers to Xbox Live are expected to be offered unlimited access to Microsoft’s video catalogue for a single extra payment each month, says the report.

We’re checking with Microsoft now.



  1. Roybott

    That gaurdian article says “The Zune HD, which will go on sale in the US next month” isn’t the zune HD supposed to be launching on 5th september?

    EDIT: 5th september according to and eitherway next month isnt fall :)

    #1 6 years ago
  2. Mike

    Yeah. Bit of a cagey article, tbh. Grauniadlol

    #2 6 years ago


    I’d rather pay a one off fee for unlimited films that keep having to stock up on MS points all the time.

    #3 6 years ago
  4. Withnail

    Well they’d have to be pretty stupid to release a HD Radio in Europe.

    #4 6 years ago
  5. rainer

    It’s a nice looking player with OLED screen and HDMI output, I still don’t get why they wont release outside North America.

    #5 6 years ago

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