Watch out MVPDs, Xbox might be eyeing a slice of the TV pie. As great as the gaming capabilities of Microsoft’s new entertainment console “Xbox One” are, the device screams TV—especially live TV. That appears to be the underlying message from the Xbox reveal, a 1-hour demo aired on Spike and online Tues. At the demo, the company’s interactive entertainment execs put heavy emphasis on capabilities like direct access to live TV using voice commands and displaying multiple programs on-screen. Read on for more details on the Xbox’s features and partnerships.
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