Apple TV Is Coming to Xbox Game Consoles
Apple continues to extend the availability of Apple TV content beyond its walled garden. The Apple TV app is coming to Microsoft’s current Xbox One and upcoming Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S game consoles when they launch on 10 November 2020. The app will likely be identical to what you can find on other third-party TV platforms. We’re intrigued to see how Apple works with other platforms when it suits the company’s needs. It’s hard to imagine alternative-platform support for the upcoming Apple Fitness service given its tight integration with Apple hardware, but could there be other versions of the Apple News and Apple Books apps in the works?
It’s also now available on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 consoles, if that’s your thing.
I did some searching and couldn’t find anything about whether Sony or MS wil be taking a 30% cut on TV+ subscription sales. I’m assuming they will be.
But I do think that Apple needs to build up the amount of TV+ offerings if they expect a significant % of PlayStation or X Box owners to subscribe to it. Disney Plus has been available on both services for a year now:
And Netflix for longer.
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