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Over 40 Xbox Live apps rolling out from now until Spring, Napster & Karaoke launch today

Tuesday, 11th December 2012 08:30 GMT By Dave Cook

Xbox Live is to receive 40 new dashboard apps from today until Spring 2013 across various territories. Some are region specific while others are global, including an official GameTrailers app. Check out Major Nelson’s update below.

Nelson posted the full list of apps Microsoft is rolling out on his blog, and announced that some of them are available from today.

Here’s the full list:

  • 1. All3M (United Kingdom, United States)
  • 2. Ameba TV (Canada, United States)
  • 3. ARTE (Germany, France)
  • 4. Azteca (Mexico)
  • 5. Canalplay Infinity (France)
  • 6. CBC’s Hockey Night (Canada)
  • 7. CrunchyRoll (Majority of LIVE Regions)
  • 8. Deezer (Majority of LIVE Regions)
  • 9. Eredivisie Live (Netherlands)
  • 10. Fightbox (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. Gulli Replay (France)
  • 15. HBO Nordics (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 LIVE Regions)
  • 19. Maxim (United States)
  • 20. MTV (United States)
  • 21. MyTF1 (France)
  • 22. MyTF1VOD (France)
  • 23. Napster (Germany, United Kingdom)
  • 24. Pathe Thuis (Netherlands)
  • 25. PBS (United States)
  • 26. PopcornFlix (United States)
  • 27. Rai TV (Italy)
  • 28. Sainsbury (United Kingdom)
  • 29. Saraiva (Brazil)
  • 30. SBS (Netherlands)
  • 31. SF Anytime (Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden)
  • 32. Slacker Radio (Canada, United States)
  • 33. SPORT1 (Austria, Germany)
  • 34. The CW Network (United States)
  • 35. Televisa (Mexico)
  • 36. TV3 (Spain)
  • 37. Viaplay (Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden)
  • 38. Vidéo à la Demande d’Orange (France)
  • 39. Vimeo (United States)
  • 40. VIVO Play (Brazil)
  • 41. Watchever (Austria, Germany)
  • 42. Zattoo (Germany)
  • 43. Ziggo (Netherlands)

Apps launching today are ARTE (Germany, France) which is a cultural TV station with documentaries, concerts and films, video on demand service CinemaNow (Expanding to Canada), and product review and tech show CNET (United States, Canada).

There’s also Karaoke (All LIVE regions, excluding Japan and United Arab Emirates) , a pay-per-time sing-a-long app with 8,000 tracks at launch, lad’s mag Maxim (United States), music streaming service Napster (Germany, United Kingdom), cloud storage service SkyDrive (All LIVE regions), sports channel SPORT1 (Austria, Germany) , music video streaming service VEVO (Expanding to Spain, Italy & France) and finally freeview service Zattoo (Germany).

Check out Nelson’s blog for a full overview of what each new app does. What do you make of Microsoft’s push to make the Xbox 360 dash an app-driven experience? Do you use existing apps at the moment? Let us know below.

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  1. KAP

    You can have all that crappy shit back and give me free games like PS plus please. Thank you.

    #1 2 years ago
  2. Da Man

    Nope, you can keep renting your shitty games while others use all those cool apps.

    #2 2 years ago
  3. Ireland Michael

    @1 If you want to get free games to play on a subscription basis, why not just… use your PS3? It’s clearly providing you with what you want, so the device is clearly better for your *own* personal needs as a consumer.

    #3 2 years ago
  4. humanfish

    Wow, a Sainsbury’s app.
    Speechless.

    #4 2 years ago
  5. woe

    @KAP What happens to those free games when your membership runs out?

    #5 2 years ago
  6. CyberMarco

    @woe what happens to your online-pay access when your Xbox Live Gold runs out?

    #6 2 years ago
  7. Ercarret

    Huh. Some of those apps actually come to Sweden. A welcome change, although I’m not terribly interested in any of them. But I guess Microsoft has to make an effort to make the app system relevant for people living in regions outside of the US. I’ve grown tired of paying a monthly fee for a myriad of services that are, by and large, unavailable to me.

    #7 2 years ago