Friday, July 21, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Intel Introduces Movidius Neural Compute Stick
TSMC InFO packaging Enters Second Generation
Samsung Display to Provide OLED panels to Xiaomi
Qualcomm Profit Forecast Disappoints Amid Apple Legal Battles
Google Embrace News Feed on Mobile With Personalized 'Feed'
iPhone Manufacturers Accuse Qualcomm of Antitrust Violations
Toshiba Resumed Blocking Western Digital Access to JV Database
Samsung kicks off English-language Bixby Voice Service
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > Games > Origina...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Sunday, December 15, 2013
Original Shows Coming On Xbox


A Microsoft executive has confirmed Microsoft's plans to develop original series and offer them through the Xbox 360 and Xbox One videogame consoles early next year.

Speaking at Variety's Dealmakers Breakfast at the Four Seasons Hotel in Los Angeles earlier this week, Nancy Tellem, president of entertainment and digital for Microsoft, said that Microsoft plans to "put something up in the first quarter, at minimum second quarter" of 2014. The shows will be available through Xbox Live.

She added that the programs will include "a high-profile project based around "Halo," with Steven Spielberg producing.

Tellem's words come as Microsoft - and also Sony - is trying to put the video game consoles in gamers' living rooms.

Tellem says that her team at Microsoft is still at work figuring out what sort of content Xbox owners will want to see, as well as the business models most conducive to producing content on the Xbox platform. Still in the works are the number of episodes that will be on order for any particular series.

"Depending on the piece of content, the deals change," Tellem said. "We're talking about exclusives, exclusive first windows, exclusive second windows. We play a lot with windows and co-production arrangements" and "whether we feel these are ideas are franchise building or we can own completely."

With 48 million Xbox Live subscribers on more than 72 million Xbox consoles around the world, Tellem has a large base of viewers to put her first shows in front of.




Previous
Next
IBM: We Are Not Related To PRISM        All News        Nokia Sends Lumia Phone Gift To Galaxy Owner That Saw His Smartphone Smoked During Charging
Xbox One Users Report Audio Issues With Blu-ray Disc Playback     Games News      Valve SteamOS Beta Available for Download

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Microsoft Announces Xbox Game Deals
Xbox One X Powerful Video Game Console Launches in November
SoundCloud Comes to Xbox One Today
Microsoft's Beam Streaming Service Becomes "Mixer"
Xbox Game Pass Launches June 1 With More Than 100 Games
Microsoft Introduces New Xbox Wireless Controller Tech Series
Microsoft Is Offering A Bonus Game With Each New Xbox
Xbox unveils $9.99 Monthly Subscription Game Service Coming This Spring
Xbox and Windows Insiders See Beam Streaming, Windows 10 Game Mode From the Windows 10 Creators Update
Dolby Atmos Sound Coming to Xbox One And Windows 10
Microsoft Offers $50 Off All Xbox One S Bundles
Microsoft Stores Reveal Xbox Discounts And Offers

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2017 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .