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Sky has “no plans to sell Xbox hardware,” as part of a Sky subscription

Sky has said it has “no plans to sell Xbox hardware as part of a Sky subscription,” a spokesperson told MCV. The comment was given as a response to rumors from earlier today, which stated the UK broadcaster was working with Microsoft to offer Xbox One consoles along with TV package subscriptions. Sources stated the […]

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Sky headlines

  • Xbox One to enter set-top box deal with Sky - report

    Microsoft is said to be entering a deal with broadcaster Sky to offer Xbox One consoles along with TV package subscriptions. Sources have claimed that Xbox One could serve as a set-top box for Sky television, or as a companion device.

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  • Get 800 MS Points for trying Now TV

    Microsoft and Sky will hand out 800 MS Points to those who try out Sky’s Now TV streaming service. To get your points, sign up for the 30-day trial, and the points will be added to your XBL account. Those who stay beyond the trial period, but signing up for one month (£8.99) will be […]

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  • Video Games Live to air on Sky Arts tonight

    A recorded version of the Video Games Live concert series is to air tonight on Sky Arts and its HD equivalent in the UK tonight.

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  • Sky to air 3DS London launch party tomorrow

    Sky’s announced it’s to air tonight’s launch party of 3DS in London tomorrow on Sky TV.

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  • Sky Sports warned by Ofcom for EA branding

    Sky Sports has been warned by UK watchdog Ofcom over complaints that it showed “blatant” and irrelevant” EA Sports logos during a Premer League game last September.

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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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  • More countries to get Xbox Live Video Marketplace in the fall

    According to a Microsoft fact sheet, ten more countries will be getting the Xbox Live Video Marketplace this fall.

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  • Thompson: 360 Sky take-up "blowing my mind away"

    Xbox Europe boss Neil Thompson isn’t pleased with Sky’s launch on 360 in the UK. No sir. He’s had his fucking mind blown, man. He can’t handle it. He’s freakin’. Climbing the walls. Riding the wave. Shooting the goose. Which probably explains why the whole thing fell over the first day thanks to “demand“. “We […]

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  • SKY now available across UK and Ireland on 360

    Microsoft has announced that Sky Player for Xbox 360 is now available to “100 percent” of the user base in UK and Ireland. Here’s the statement: As you may know we have been implementing a gradual rollout of the Sky Player on Xbox 360 service since our initial launch, and as of today, 100 percent […]

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  • 360 Sky player seeing "revised rollout" now

    Microsoft just confirmed that its 360 Sky player is being relaunched gradually in the UK, with “tens of thousands” of users being given access to the TV on-demand feature “each day”. Here’s the full statement, dropped by Aceybongos on the Xbox.com forums: As you may know, we have been experiencing some technical issues with the […]

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  • 360 Sky service screwed by "demand"

    Sky and Microsoft have put the fact they had to pull 360′s Sky service the same day it launched because too many people wanted it. Good planning, there. “Sky Player on Xbox 360 launched on Tuesday 27th October and was met with phenomenal demand, with many tens of thousands of customers attempting to sign up […]

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  • Sky 360 package releases today, costs £15 per month

    Microsoft’s released its UK 360 Sky package today – the basic banana’s going to cost £15 per month, and you’ll need a Gold Live sub to see it. The basic package gives you the “Base Entertainment Pack,” which includes GOLD, Sky Real Lives, Sky Arts 1, MTV One, Sky Sports News, British Eurosport, ESPN Classic, […]

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  • Sky 360 movie hits YouTube

    There’s a movie of Sky working on 360 after the break. Looks pretty hot, to be fair. Just watch it. Brits will be using this next Tuesday. Thanks, CaZ.

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  • Watch TV from Sky on your 360 come October 27

    According to the latest tweet from Graeme Boyd, Europe’s Xbox Community Manager, on October 27 you’ll be able to watch TV from Sky on your Xbox 360. Looks like the channel line-up and pricing will be revealed at launch. Here’s the tweet for proof: October 27 – that’s the date when you’ll be able to […]

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  • Rumour - Nvidia's Tegra to power next-gen DS

    Bright Side of News is rumouring that Nintendo is planning on using Nvidia’s Tegra tech to power the next DS – which is apparently due in late 2010. As Engadget points out, “The primary source on this comes from Bright Side of News (which doesn’t have a big track record to judge by), who claims […]

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  • Report - Sky 360 player coming next month [Update]

    Digital Spy’s claiming that the last edition of Sky’s magazine’s revealed an October release date for 360′s Sky functionality in the UK. The story’s based on the fact a URL published by the mag as a promo for the service contains the letters “oct”. It should be noted that this comes from the publication’s October […]

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  • Sky TV confirmed for Xbox 360 in UK [Update]

    As expected, Microsoft’s announced a deal with Sky that will see the broadcaster’s channels appear on the console this autumn. The move was confirmed at a London event this week. This means 360 owners will be able to use Sky services without the need for a satellite dish or an existing Sky sub. No details […]

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  • Rumour - UK Xbox 360 TV link-up is with Sky

    Rapid TV News is rumouring that the UK 360 TV deal being announced in London tomorrow is a hook-up with Sky. The piece says Microsoft may be about to deliver Sky services through its console. in July 2007, BSkyB COO Mike Darcey confirmed that the broadcaster was talking to Microsoft about the possibility of using […]

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  • Google could be games publisher, says man

    This Forbes piece, authored by journalist Chris Morris, argues that Google may be considering becoming a games publisher. In a nuthshell: While most videogame makers rely heavily on brick and mortar retailers to drive sales (something Google isn’t currently set up for), digital delivery is a rapidly growing industry. Valve Software has seen success with […]

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