Windows Phone to get Free Xbox Companion App on December 6th


So you are one the users who own a Windows Phone? then you are about to get Xbox Companion app for your Windows Phone this Tuesday, Dec. 6. With Xbox Companion app you can learn more details about the movie, TV show, music or game that is playing on your console. You can also get friend activity (friends online, friends with beacons, friends who have recently played), achievements and related items. And December 6th is just a day next. The wait will not be longer than a day.


Larry Hryb (aka Major Nelson on Xbox LIVE), a member of the team that created Xbox, Kinect and Xbox LIVE, today shared a note that said the Windows Phone will get Xbox Companion app starting December 6th.

Starting this Tuesday, Dec. 6, the free Xbox Companion app for Windows Phone will let you find, learn more about and control content from popular entertainment services on Xbox LIVE.

Following features are going to be introduced with Xbox Companion App that will be used with Xbox 360.

  • Xbox Companion search powered by Bing.
  • Search the unified Xbox catalog for movies, TV shows, music, games and apps using the Windows phone.
  • View a detailed unified results page across all content providers.
  • You can see recently played games and apps and browse the Zune video catalog.


[source: Major Nelson]


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