Xbox Newsbeat: April 11th, 2015

Ladies and gentlemen, welcome once again to the amazing, the wonderful, the eternal, Xbox Newsbeat! Newsbeat is your one stop shot for all of the week’s hottest Microsoft news. This week we’ve got a few Xbox One articles for you to feast your eyes on, so sit back, relax and feel the beat.  Game on as Foxtel Play comes to Xbox One Are you enjoying watching streaming videos through Netfl...

Game of Thrones Rises To The Top of Foxtel BoxSets

The recent release of Foxtel’s BoxSets service has shed light on the most favourable TV series; the highly acclaimed fantasy drama Game of Thrones, with more than 94,000 episodes downloaded and viewed to date. According to Brian Walsh, Foxtel Executive Director of Television, “The numbers are in and the binge viewers have called it, BoxSets is an unqualified hit. We’ve listened to the feedba...

Xbox One Gets Better With New Foxtel Subscription Service

Foxtel, Australia’s largest provider of subscription television has today announced that they are bringing their services to Xbox One consoles. Foxtel have previously had their service; Foxtel Play on the Xbox 360 but this will be the first time that owners of Microsoft’s next-generation console will have access to all of the great channels. Featuring no lock-in contacts and a wealth o...

Winter and Foxtel Play is Coming to the PS3

As I’m sure most people know, the fourth season of the ever popular Game of Thrones series will be premiering on Monday the 7th of this month on Showcase (or on Sunday the 6th for any of our Yankee readers). Our review for the previous season can be found here. Once more will millions tune in to see the intrigue and plotting unfold in the mythical land of Westeros, where undead white walkers...

Wearable Technology in Gaming Soon to be a Reality?

In an effort to get more Australian’s to sign up to their pay TV service, Foxtel is currently holding a promotion that involves a cheaper rate, bonus channels and one other very unique extra called the Alert Shirt, a regular looking AFL guersey with a big difference. Created by CHE Proximity, the Alert Shirt looks to capitalise on the wearable techonology trend, advertising the ability to ph...

FOXTEL on 360: No Data Charge, More Channels

For all you Aussie readers, FOXTEL just announced that it really wants you to watch using the 360 more. If you’re a Telstra BigPond broadband customer, you wont be charged for any data while using FOXTEL on your Xbox 360, and to top it all off, there will be six BigPond TV channels added to the service from Monday, May 30, 2011. This means all video content will be unmetered for Telstra BigP...

Microsoft rolling out Foxtel for Xbox this week

In a just announced press release, fresh from the lips of Microsoft itself; expect Foxtel on your XBOX by the end of the week- if you want it, that is. For a monthly cost or simply pay per view, the new scheme may yet undercut piracy in Australia or will it only add to the growing amount of digitally distriubted media in Australia. Is Foxtel Australia's answer to netflix and TIVO, with a preffered...

Foxtel pricing on Aussie 360’s

Don’t want to pay for Foxtel IQ or Installation fees? Well, me neither. Good news is that pricing has been revealed for the upcoming November launch of the Foxtel on Xbox 360 service. The service will feature a range of live streaming television channels and on-demand programs. The ‘Get Started’ package will launch with eleven channels which include FOX8, MTV, Nickelodeon, Channe...

Microsoft Xbox Partnership with Foxtel Announced

Shaking hands and sealing the deal Microsoft’s : David McLean and Foxtel’s Kim Williams This is great news earlier this morning Microsoft announce a partnership between Xbox and Foxtel to bring Foxtel content straight to your TV through Xbox LIVE !!!  Some of the channels to be included will be : Nickelodeon, FOX Sports, Discovery, Disney, MTV, and many more. This little partnership is...

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