Watch All the Vines You Could Ever Want Starting Today on Xbox One
Starting today, you can entertain yourself with hours of short, looping videos on the big screen with the addition of the Vine app on Xbox One. Available to Xbox Live members*, Vine on Xbox One provides a spectacular Vine viewing experience for your TV that brings you one of the world’s most used video apps alongside your favorite games and entertainment.
This is the first Vine viewing experience built specifically for the TV, giving you access to funny, quirky, artistic, creative Vines directly in your living room. Now you can watch and explore the world of short, looping videos, and Xbox One makes them easy to enjoy using Kinect voice or gesture control to play, pause and search through the next or previous Vine. You can watch popular Vines, explore channels like Art, Music & Dance, and Comedy, view playlists, and more. In addition, the app can be snapped next to your games, TV or other entertainment apps, making it possible to watch Vines alongside your favorite games or whatever you’re watching.
The 5 Must-have Marvel Super Heroes in Disney Infinity
Picking a favorite figure among the 16 that have launched alongside the all-new Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes (available for both Xbox One and Xbox 360) is a task on par with squeezing the Hulk into a pair of skinny jeans. So, rather than selecting just one must-have Marvel icon, we chose five – still no easy feat. After fighting Frost Giants, Symbiote-infected foes, and Sakaaran soldiers from behind the likes of Thor, Spider-Man, Star-Lord – and all their Play Set-compatible pals – we've decided that the following quintet of crime-fighters are the coolest... so far.
VH1 Brings You the Drama on Xbox One
It was an eventful summer with lots of great new entertainment apps arriving on Xbox One, and Xbox is keeping the apps coming as we move into the fall. Launching today on Xbox One, VH1 allows Xbox Live members in the U.S. to check out VH1 shows anytime. Available with a subscription from a participating cable provider, VH1 on Xbox One offers full episodes, sneak peeks, show extras, exclusive content, and more. You can navigate the VH1 app with voice and gesture controls using Kinect, with the Xbox One controller, or with the Xbox One media remote. VH1 looks amazing in full screen, or you can snap the app next to a game so you can play and watch at the same time. And like all entertainment apps on Xbox One, VH1 is available for free in the Xbox Live App Store. Download the app and check it out today!
Xbox One Launches in China
This is a monumental day for us at Xbox and marks the first day of our journey in China as today, Xbox One officially launched in China, becoming the first video game console to do so in 14 years. Now available at more than 4,000 retail locations in 37 cities throughout the People’s Republic of China, gamers and families throughout the country now have access to some of the best games and entertainment experiences spanning racing, sports, fitness, dance and adventure with music, karaoke, entertainment, social and more app experiences to come. It has been rewarding to see new fans lining up at stores, connecting to Xbox Live for the first time, and enjoying the first wave of games available. To capstone Xbox One’s first day, some of the most iconic buildings of the Shanghai skyline – including the Oriental Pearl Tower – were awash in Xbox Green. “This milestone is significant for both our partnership with China and our global expansion plan. Every new market launch is unique and we’re grateful to our fans for their patience and enthusiasm,” said Phil Spencer, head of Xbox. “We will continue to work closely with our partner BesTV to bring exciting games, entertainment and app experiences to delight gamers across China.”
Cancel Your Plans: Comedy Central's Now on Xbox One
Want Comedy Central full episodes? Here you go. With Comedy Central on Xbox One, Xbox Live members in the U.S. can watch current shows the day after they air, including the latest from “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart,” “The Colbert Report,” “Tosh.0,” “@midnight” and more. As if that weren't enough, you can check out hours of stand-up specials, digital shorts and extras. If you're anything like us, you're psyched that ”South Park” and “Key & Peele” are returning with new episodes on Wednesday, Sept. 24 (tune in, starting at 10/9c). There's no better way to celebrate than by starting a “South Park” marathon and watching all of last season. You can also get caught up with all three seasons of “Key & Peele” -- nooice. Don't stop there, though, as there are full seasons of other returning shows and curated playlists to keep your eyes happy. Toss those DVDs. This is the best way to watch the classic shows that continue to define comedy, like the complete “Chappelle's Show.” Who knows, you may just discover an old new favorite.