Microsoft has finally unveiled the most-anticipated standalone Xbox Video app for Windows Phone 8 users. This app allows users to browse, stream as well as download their favorite television programmes and movies directly to their device.
The app makes it easier to purchase/rent television shows and films, then stream or download them right to your device. watch your favorite movie on the go even in the absence of a reliable internet connection!
The service features a deep catalog of TV programmes and movies to choose from. All the new episodes are automatically included into the mix as they arrive. Moreover, the app also shows ratings from Rotten Tomatoes as well as Metacritic reviews, making it much easy to figure out flops and hits when deciding what to watch.
And more interestingly, the app syncs across your devices. Start watching a movie on your Windows Phone, and then continue watching it on Xbox One, Windows 8 tablet, or Xbox 360.
Here’s a complete list of app’s features:
- Watch all the latest television shows the day after they arrive.
- Offers reviews and ratings.
- Purchase and rent movies.
- Continue watching a movie/show from where you left off.
- Ability to download or stream shows and movies.
- Watch trailers before watching the whole content.
Currently, the app does not support HD-quality playback, the company will be rolling out this feature in future updates.
Windows Phone 8 users can download the new Xbox Video app from the following link for no charge.
Xbox Video download link for Windows Phone 8 (free)