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Microsoft and Sky announce full Kinect integration for Sky Player

Sky and Microsoft announced today full Kinect integration with the Sky Player on Xbox 360.

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Sky Player headlines

  • MS: Xbox Live still aimed at the core despite Kinect reboot

    Xbox Live studios boss Jerry Johnson has said Microsoft is still aiming the service towards the hardcore audience, despite worries Kinect signalled a move towards the casual demographic.

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  • 10 million Live members use Twitter, Facebook, more

    According to a Microsoft PR, over 10 million Xbox Live users have used Twitter, Facebook, last.fm, Zune Marketplace and Sky Player. That’s over half of the now confirmed 20 million users that populate Xbox Live.

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  • Sky: PS3 Sky Player "may very well happen"

    Sky’s On Demand director Griff Parry has revealed that a PS3 version of the Sky Player could be on the cards for the future. It comes as the service launched last week on the Xbox 360, with the service being pulled soon after due to “phenomenal demand.” “I can talk generally about our desire to […]

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  • Sky Player pulled from Xbox 360 until technical issues fixed

    Microsoft has pulled Sky Player from Xbox 360 after an “unforeseen technical issue,” and hopes to relaunch the service tomorrow. “The Sky Player on Xbox 360 service did successfully launch early this morning, it has subsequently been suspended due to an unforeseen technical issue,” read a statement from the publisher. “With so much excitement and […]

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  • Microsoft confirms October date for 360 Sky TV

    Microsoft Ireland confirmed to VG247 at a press event held two weeks back in Dublin that Sky TV will release for Xbox 360 in the UK in October. The company has told CVG this morning that a date for the service still hasn’t been confirmed, despite the latest edition of the official Sky magazine listing […]

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