CES 2008 Recap: Microsoft adds ABC and MGM to Xbox Live

January 13th, 2008 |
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Rumors were circulating that Microsoft’s Bill Gates would unveil a new version of the Xbox 360 during his final keynote address at the Consumer Electronics Show, but that wasn’t the case. Instead, Gates and Robbie Bach, the president of Microsoft’s entertainment and devices division, announced a new deal with Disney/ABC and MGM to bring new content to Xbox Live. MGM movies expected to become available on XBL include The Terminator, Platoon, Silence Of The Lambs, and Rain Man. Disney-ABC is expected to add popular shows such as High School Musical, Lost, and Desperate Housewives to the service. In this episode of The Reboot, Gates and Bach reveal the increasing popularity of the Xbox and also rock on with Velvet Revolver’s guitarist Slash on Guitar Hero.

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Posted in: CES BlogHaus 2008, CES Las Vegas - Consumer Electronics Show, Connected Social Media, Digital Entertainment, Gaming, Microsoft, Tech Conferences and Events, The Reboot