The Apple TV app is coming to Xbox One, Xbox Series X, and Xbox Series S subsequent week, Microsoft and Apple have introduced, alongside the worldwide launch of the brand new Xbox consoles: November 10. The Xbox platform would be the first console to get the Apple TV app. PlayStation 5 will not have it at launch. Sony introduced PS5 leisure apps in October, and Apple TV wasn’t a part of the record. The Xbox household is much from the one leisure platform that Apple had shied away from; Android stays the largest miss.
Apple’s poor naming can confuse a number of people, so let’s clear issues up. The Apple TV app not solely offers entry to Apple TV+ — its Netflix competitor that prices Rs. 99 per 30 days in India, and $5 per 30 days within the US — but in addition helps you to purchase and lease motion pictures from iTunes Retailer (now known as Apple TV, as “iTunes” is being slowly phased out). Whereas the latter offers entry to over 2,500 motion pictures in India / 35,000 motion pictures and TV reveals within the US, Apple TV+ solely has round 45 motion pictures and TV reveals.
On high of that, the Apple TV app additionally means that you can entry Apple TV channels, that are primarily different streaming companies constructed into Apple TV. In India, this consists of Eros Now Choose (Rs. 39 per 30 days) and Tastemade (Rs. 79 per 30 days). The US record is lots longer and options the likes of AMC+, Britbox, CBS All Entry, Cinemax, Epix, Mubi, Showtime, and Starz, with pricing various from $6 to $11 per 30 days.
For Apple, the Xbox household joins a rising record of third-party units that embody Amazon Fireplace TV Dice and Fireplace TV Stick, Roku units, and choose good TVs or AirPlay 2-enabled TVs from Insignia, LG, Onida, Samsung, Sony, Toshiba, and Vizio. After all, it is also obtainable on all Apple units, be it iPhone, iPad, MacBook, or Apple TV (a streaming field that has the identical title because the app, speak about naming).
For Xbox, the Apple TV app joins the likes of Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, YouTube, Spotify, Disney+, HBO Max, YouTube TV, Hulu, NBC Peacock, Vudu, FandangoNow, Twitch, Sky Go, NOW TV, and Sky Ticket amongst many others.