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Flixter Coming to Xbox LIVE


As of today, the US subscribers of Xbox LIVE will be able to enjoy the Flixter app on their Xbox 360s.

Following is the official announcement of the service on Xbox LIVE made on Major Nelson:

“One of the most popular apps for movies is now on Xbox LIVE. Today, Flixster* is available for Xbox LIVE subscribers in the U.S., bringing your favorite Flixster features to your TV. Flixster lets you buy and rent thousands of popular movies, check out show times at your local theater and access the latest fresh or rotten movie scores from Rotten Tomatoes.

The Flixster app also gives you access to your UltraViolet movie collection on your Xbox.
With Flixster for Xbox LIVE you can:

  • Buy or rent standard and high definition movies
  • Browse current movie listings in theatres near you
  • Peruse new and upcoming DVD releases
  • Watch high quality movie trailers
  • Access movie details, including film posters, synopses and Rotten Tomato scores
  • Easily sort and watch movies from your UltraViolet movie collection
  • Navigate using voice and gesture controls with Kinect for Xbox 360″

Flixter’s service model is similar to that of Netflix and countless other streaming apps already available on Xbox LIVE.