Zune Marketplace Heading to Xbox Live

By Victor Duwon Jackson


Microsoft announced yesterday that the Zune Video Service will be made avaliable to XBox Live interantionaly later this year.

This addition will allow XBox Live subscribers to have full access to  the large selection of TV and Video content previously available only on the Zune. Users will have the option of choosing delivery methods for the service such as downloading, streaming or renting.

Microsoft also anounced that its next iteration of the Zune Media player will be ZuneHD. This NextGen Zune will be the first media player released with High Definition video, HD Radio, Wi-Fi, Internet, and an OLED touch screen. The Zune HD is set to be a major rival to the iPod, and iPod Touch. Release date is set for the U.S. in the Fall of 2009.

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