Xbox Companion App For Windows Phone Coming Tomorrow

Xbox companion app

Xbox Companion app for Windows Phone is releasing in Windows Phone Marketplace tomorrow. As Xbox Dashboard update rolls out to public tomorrow (Dec-6th), this companion app will be available for download.

From Major Nelson’s blog,

This Xbox Companion app will have some cool new features to use with your Xbox 360 including:

Xbox Companion search powered by Bing. Search the unified Xbox catalog for movies, TV shows, music, games and apps using the Windows phone. View a detailed unified results page across all content providers. You can see recently played games and apps and browse the Zune video catalog

Using the Xbox Companion app you can learn more details about the movie, TV show, music or game that is playing on your console. You can also get friend activity (friends online, friends with beacons, friends who have recently played), achievements and related items. You’ll also be able to select a search result, and launch a movie, TV show, game or app on the connected console as well as play, pause, fw, rw the playing video or music on the connected Xbox,initiate media purchase and navigate your Xbox console with Windows Phone using the Xbox Companion.

You can find more screenshots of the app here.



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