Xbox Video headed to Windows Phone, Microsoft hints

Xbox Live bigwig outlines new services hitting Microsoft's gaming box in a letter that includes section dubbed "Xbox on Windows 8 and Windows Phone."

Phone in front of a TV
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Microsoft looks set to flood its blowers with Xbox-scented video, making it possible to access movies and TV shows from your Windows phone.

In a letter posted on the Major Nelson blog, Xbox Live bigwig Marc Whitten has outlined the new services hitting Microsoft's shiny black games box, including a section dubbed "Xbox on Windows 8 and Windows Phone."

The letter details three services, including Xbox Video, which Microsoft says "provides you access to the video marketplace, making it easy to browse and search for TV episodes and movies."

Read more of " Xbox Video heading to Windows Phone, Microsoft hints " at Crave UK.

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