TV on Xbox Gets More Versatile with Over-the-Air Tuner for the U.S. and Canada


At Xbox, we’re committed to delivering amazing new gaming and entertainment experiences, and part of that commitment includes giving you the best TV-viewing options, in one place, never more than one step away from your gaming. Currently, all through the same input, you can use on-demand apps like HBO GO, Netflix, Comedy Central and Hulu Plus, stream live Internet TV from Sling TV, or watch live TV through your cable or satellite box. Today, we’re adding another great option for Xbox One owners to get TV entertainment. We’re excited to announce a partnership with Hauppauge, 23-year veterans in the over-the-air TV space, to deliver one of the most asked for Live TV features on Xbox Feedback to our fans in the U.S. and Canada – an over-the-air TV tuner.

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ScorpiusX3156d ago (Edited 3156d ago )

Little by little cable television will become a thing of the past. The only service left for cable companies to offer is Internet till some one figures how to get that to us without them involved. It's a shame all they had to do is better the the delivery and offer alacarte programs .

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Gotcha53155d ago (Edited 3155d ago )

The USB Devices can cost $79 retail or less and Antenna could run high as $24 all this come at a price for free Over-the-Air. But the streaming TV to phones and tablet is nice.

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generalthadeape3155d ago

Cool-- I've got Comcast but this is a fantastic feature for all of the "cable cutters".

Keep 'em coming Microsoft, keep 'em coming!

Foehammer3155d ago

WOW, it includes live pause, didn't expect that, that's great


New Activision patent could transform gaming and streaming into one immersive experience

From Xfire: "Imagine seamlessly switching between an intense Call of Duty match and mirroring a pivotal Warzone battle royale moment on your phone. A new Activision patent outlines technology to synchronize gaming and video viewing, potentially transforming how we consume entertainment."


Infinity Ward Opens New Studio in Austin, Texas

Activision developer Infinity Ward has opened a new studio in Austin, Texas, which will work on the Call of Duty franchise.

"Infinity Ward has opened a brand new studio in Austin, TX," reads an advertisement from the developer.

"The studio will work on creating new and innovative experiences for Call of Duty and create state of the art technology to power them. Our studio provides a safe, trusting, and empowering environment to unleash your creativity and help make the extraordinary."

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Flawlessmic7d ago

Another dev team for call of duty, like there isn't enough currently........ yayyyy

Well this atleast partly confirms yearly releases are definitely remaining, doubling down if anything.

Rynxie7d ago

That's what we need, two call of duties every year. I'm calling it.

Brazz7d ago

Hopefully, with more studios they can make better COD, 4h campaings are unacceptable.

Killer2020UK7d ago

🎉 Call of Duty Q1, Call of Duty Q2, Call of Duty Q3, Call of Duty Q4 🎉


Activision announces the closure of tournament platform GameBattles

Activision announced the closure via the GameBattles X account, stating that the site will be shut down on January 15, 2024, more than 20 years after its launch in 2003.

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YourMommySpoils12d ago

And so it was predicted. Closures and cancellations are bound now for Activation.