Although Microsoft has marketed the Xbox Series X and S towards gamers more than entertainment enthusiasts, unlike the Xbox One, the next-gen systems still support a lot of streaming services at launch. But which ones, exactly? Does Xbox Series X|S have Netflix, Hulu, Prime Video, Plex, and more? Here are the Xbox Series X and S video-on-demand services streaming at launch.
What streaming services do Xbox Series X and S support?
Although an Xbox Game Pass subscription will give Series X and S owners plenty of games to keep them busy, it’s always good to vary things up a little by streaming TV and movies. The list of streaming services on Xbox Series X and S will cater to most users’ needs, whatever video-on-demand service(s) they subscribe to.
Does Xbox Series X|S have Netflix?
Yes, there’s a Netflix app available on Xbox Series X and S. Users only need to download the application and log in to start binging on their favorite shows.
Does Xbox Series X|S have Hulu?
Hulu is available on the next-generation Xbox Series X and S platforms. The application can be downloaded for free, giving subscribers access to the Hulu catalog on their new Xbox console.
Does Xbox Series X|S have Prime Video?
Amazon’s Prime Video service is available on both the Xbox Series X and S. Xbox owners just need to download the free entertainment app and either take out a subscription or login to an existing account.
Does Xbox Series X|S have Plex?
Yes, Plex has a dedicated Xbox Series X and S application now available to download. Via Plex, Xbox users can access everything from personal media to streaming podcasts, music, and more.
Does Xbox Series X|S have Disney+?
The official Disney+ app is available now on Xbox Series X and S. Subscribers can enjoy content from Pixar, Star Wars, Marvel, and more on their next-generation Xbox device.
Xbox Series X|S streaming apps list
Here’s the complete list of supported Xbox Series X and S video-on-demand services:
- Amazon Prime Video
- Apple TV
- HBO Max
- NBC Peacock
- NOW TV
- Sky Go
- Sky Ticket
- YouTube TV
Most of these services should be familiar, as many are transferring directly over from Xbox One. Apple TV is new to Xbox as of November 10, however, coinciding with the Xbox Series X and S launch.
In a recent Xbox Wire post, Will Tuttle, Editor in Chief, stated that the above and “more” will be available on Xbox Series X and S from day one. It isn’t yet clear what “more” entails, though stick with Game Revolution for updates.
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