HBO GO app joins Xbox One in the US


Xbox One owners stateside can now watch HBO shows, old and new through their consoles.

Microsoft has announced HBO’s Xbox One app is to launch today in the US.

HBO GO - which supports Kinect voice and gesture control - will allow Xbox One users access to a broad range of shows from the channel, spanning from current hits such as True Detective and Game of Thrones to old classics such as The Sopranos.

Speaking of Xbox One’s new app Jeff Dallesandro, Vice President, Digital Domestic Network Distribution, HBO notes, “Xbox is one of our subscribers’ favorite ways to access HBO GO and its incredible breadth of award-winning programming. Now, Xbox One users can get in on the action and Kinect with the very best HBO series and films on this innovative, state-of-the-art device.”

Below is a video from Xbox detailing HBO GO.

Users will require authentication from an HBO subscriber service to use the new app. The listed providers are currently supported: AT&T, Bend Broadband, Blue Ridge Communications, Cablevision, Charter, Comcast’s Xfinity, Cox, DIRECTV, Dish, Grande Communications, HTC Digital Cable, Massillon Cable/Clear Picture, Mediacom, Midcontinent Communications, RCN, Suddenlink, Time Warner Cable, Verizon, and Wow!

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