Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Xbox LIVE offering free access to entertainment apps for one weekend

If you've been wondering what the big deal with all these Xbox LIVE apps is, be sure to log on this weekend.  Microsoft will be holding a free access weekend for all users to try some of the new entertainment apps, and you don't need Gold to participate.
Dubbed "Entertainment Unlocked," the weekend event will run between Thursday, April 19, through Monday, April 23, and in the U.S. unlocks the following apps for temporary use:
  • CinemaNow
  • Crackle
  • Dailymotion
  • EPIX4
  • ESPN
  • HBO GO
  • Hulu Plus2
  • iHeartRadio
  • MSN
  • Netflix3
  • Syfy
  • TMZ
  • UFC
  • Verizon
  • VEVO
  • Vudu
  • Xfinity TV on Demand
  • YouTube
Note that every region's weekend list might vary a bit.  A few apps will be available worldwide.

SOURCE: Neoseeker


  1. Pretty good idea! I'm sure some people will buy it after giving some of them a try.

  2. Nice list of apps for the Xbox, great idea by Microsoft.