Sky Go coming to Galaxy S4, now on HTC One, Xperia Z

Sky's on-demand service is finally popping up on more Android devices, including this year's flagship phones.

Sky's on-demand service is finally arriving on a few more Android devices, including the upcoming Galaxy S4.

Sky Go has drawn furious criticism from Android fans in the past, due to its limited support on Google's mobile operating system. The news that it's arriving on a few more gadgets may see some 'droid enthusiasts appeased, at least for now.

Sky has confirmed that the S4 will be Sky Go-compatible when it launches on 26 April (that's next Friday, calendar fans). Owners of the HTC One, Sony Xperia Z and Motorola Razr HD will find the service available for download now, from Google's Play Store.

That covers off 2013's most exciting new Android smart phones, though it'll be up to Sky to make sure its service is compatible with fresh devices as and when they launch. Currently the only Android tablets supported are the Nexus 7 and Galaxy Tab 2 7.0.

There's an up to date list of supported devices here.

Sky Go was only made available to customers using Android Jelly Bean in mid-December. Here's hoping we don't have such a long wait once Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie is released.

Sky has blamed its rights-management responsibilities for Android delays, saying its duties to studios mean it's "unable to release one generic app that will work across all Android handsets".

Are you a Sky Go fan? Does the broadcaster need to get faster at making new phones compatible, or is it doing a good enough job? Are you a Sky subscriber? Or would you rather snuggle up with the Netflix Android app? Let me know in the comments, or on our Facebook wall.

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