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30 July 2014
NOW TV arrives on Xbox One

                NOW TV on Xbox One

From today, NOW TV is available on Xbox One® - the video game and entertainment system from Microsoft.

The addition of Xbox One to the NOW TV device line-up gives customers yet another great way to get the popular contract-free streaming service. NOW TV offers a flexible way to watch the latest blockbuster movies, live action from all Sky Sports channels and must-see shows on 12 of the best pay TV channels including Sky 1, Sky Atlantic, Sky Living and recently added Nickelodeon and Nick Jr. 

Gidon Katz, Director of NOW TV, said: “Launching on Xbox One means NOW TV is now available on both the latest next generation consoles, as well as over 50 other devices. That’s great news for our customers who now have even more choice and flexibility when it comes to choosing how they want to watch NOW TV.”

Pawan Bhardwaj, UK Xbox Live Product Manager, said: “We’re pleased that NOW TV has joined the ever growing list of entertainment apps and services on Xbox One. Sky is an important partner for Xbox and with the launch of NOW TV on Xbox One, our fans have even more ways to enjoy their favourite TV shows live sport and movies.”

Over the past 12 months, NOW TV has continued to expand the device line up as well as adding lots of new content. Recent updates include launching on PlayStation 4 and Samsung Galaxy S5, the addition of Nickelodeon and Nick Jr. to the Entertainment Month Pass and new apps added to the NOW TV Box including ITV Player, BBC Sport and 4oD.

With the NOW TV Entertainment Month Pass customers can see the hottest shows around for £4.99 a month. In August they can enjoy Silicon Valley (Sky Atlantic), Geordie Shore (MTV), Got To Dance (Sky 1) and Nikita (Sky Living).  Plus watch the first two seasons of the number 1 US network drama, Scandal (Sky Living), before brand new season 3 premieres later this week.

Movie fans can enjoy over 800 movies with their Sky Movies Month Pass, from major Hollywood blockbusters to cult classics and top independent films, for just £8.99 a month after a 30 day free trial. Get unlimited access to the latest films including Captain Phillips, We’re The Millers and The Wolverine with Thor: The Dark World (22 August) coming soon

Sports fans can keep up with the biggest matches and events with the Sky Sports Day Pass. Watch live action from all Sky Sports Channels for just £9.99 for 24 hours – including brand new channel, Sky Sports 5, from its launch on 12 August 2014. The pass means never missing a moment this summer including the return of the Barclays Premier League, Sky Bet Football League, US PGA Championship, US Open Tennis, Formula 1® and The Ryder Cup in September.

More information on NOW TV is available from nowtv.com or join us on Twitter @NOWTV and @NOWTVSport and facebook.com/NOWTV.

-ENDS-

For more information:

Sky     
Kate Fayers
Product & Brand PR
kate.fayers@bskyb.com

About NOW TV:
NOW TV provides instant and easy access to hundreds of films from Sky Movies on demand, pay-as-you-go access to live Sky Sports and must see shows on 12 of the best pay TV channels including Sky1, Sky Atlantic and Sky Living. Taking advantage of the rapid growth in broadband-connected devices, and building on Sky’s experience in multi-platform TV, the service provides an additional choice to access and enjoy Sky Movies, Sky Sports and the TV shows everyone’s talking about.

NOW TV offers access to some of Sky’s most popular programming.  Sky Movies is the UK’s most popular subscription movies service giving access to 800 different movies on demand including up to four new and exclusive Sky Movies premieres each week. With a Sky Movies Month Pass, NOW TV customers can choose from more of the latest and biggest movies you missed at the cinema.

NOW TV also offers a flexible way to access to Sky Sports.  With a Sky Sports Day Pass customers can get pay-as-you-go access to exclusively live action from the Barclays Premier League, UEFA Champions League, Formula 1®, Test cricket, US and European Tour golf, ATP tennis, European and international rugby union and much more besides.

The NOW TV Entertainment Month Pass lets customers stream TV shows live and on demand in seconds, without a contract for £4.99 a month. Now people can get simple, instant and commitment-free access to top TV channels such as Sky 1, Sky Atlantic, Sky Living, Sky Arts, Discovery, MTV, Comedy Central, GOLD, Disney and FOX, plus entire box sets of hit shows.

NOW TV is available to anyone 18 or over in the UK with a broadband or 3G connection across a wide range of connected devices including NOW TV Box, PC, Mac, selected Android smartphones and tablets, iOS devices, PS3, YouView and Xbox 360 (the Sky Movies live channels, and Entertainment Month Pass are  not available on YouView).  TalkTalk customers with YouView can purchase a Sky Sports Day Pass.

The NOW TV Box offers customers a quick and easy way to convert a regular TV into a Smart TV for a one-off box cost of £9.99. Currently customers can get unlimited access to movies on NOW TV with a 30 day free trial of the Sky Movies Month Pass, then priced at £8.99 a month.   NOW TV Customers can also get 24-hour access to all six Sky Sports channels live for £9.99 with the Sky Sports Day Pass.

NOW TV Box: Connects to TV via HDMI (cable supplied).  NOW TV account required to activate box.  Customers can select a Sky Movies Pass, Sky Sports Day Pass or an Entertainment Month Pass to create an account and watch NOW TV.  All Passes sold separately.

*Captain Phillips will be available with the Sky Movies Month Pass from July 2014
**Barclays Premier League will be available with the Sky Sports Day Pass when the season kicks off on the 16th August 2014

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