Microsoft has announced that the Apple TV app will be one of many entertainment apps launching on Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S – its next-generation Xbox models launching on November 10th.
The Apple TV app on Xbox brings the ability to buy or rent movies, and stream TV shows as well as existing purchases from the iTunes store. And Apple Originals on Apple TV+, Apple’s video streaming service. Bringing shows like The Morning Show (Morning Wars in Australia), Ted Lasso, Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet. And hit movie such as On The Rock, Beastie Boys Story, and featuring Tom Hanks – Greyhound. With new content arriving every month.
Since the launch of Apple TV+ last year, Apple has been working on expanding the service to more devices. And no doubt launching on Xbox will allow the service to reach many more people. The announcement also comes soon after Sony announced Apple TV app will launch on PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4.
Xbox Series X/S will launch in selected countries, including Australia on November 10th. On the same day the following entertainment apps will be available:
Apple TV (including Apple TV+)
In Australia, Xbox Series X is available at a Recommended Retail Price of A$749.95 from November 10th. While the Xbox Series S is priced lower at A$499. However, pre-orders have already occurred and deliveries on new orders scheduled from early 2021. Apple TV+ is priced at A$7.99/month, however, Apple is continuing to offer one year free with the purchase of eligible new devices.