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27.10.09..The day sky comes to XboX360!!

Steve
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27.10.09..The day sky comes to XboX360!!

October 27 - that's the date when you'll be able to watch TV from Sky on your Xbox 360. Channel line-up and pricing to come at launch
http://twitter.com/AceyBongos/status/4862986350
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Re: 27.10.09..The day sky comes to XboX360!!

I'll be interested to see the pricing and channel line up...

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Re: 27.10.09..The day sky comes to XboX360!!

I think its probably going to be around a tenner a month and you have to have gold subscription aswell but im only speculating,i dont have sky so this could be good for me if the price is not too steep and the channels are good,not expecting great channels like the footie etc,but if i think its going to be rubbish then fingers crossed it is going to be good,still paying broadband and the gold sub and sky i think its a bit heavy on the wallet Undecided
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Re: 27.10.09..The day sky comes to XboX360!!

Some news on whats happening when sky launchs on the 360 on the 27th of this month..
Channels
# G.O.L.D
# Sky Real Lives
# Sky Arts 1
# Sky Movies 1 & 2
# Sky Sports 1, 2, 3 and Xtra
# Sky Sports News
# British Eurosport
# ESPN
# ESPN Classic
# Sky News
# National Geographic
# National Geographic Wild
# History
# Eden
# Cartoon Network
# Boomerang
# Disney Channel
Cost
Even if you are not a Sky digital customer, you can now subscribe to Sky Player TV from £15/€18 a month for the Entertainment Pack. This includes the live broadcast of over 20 channels including National Geographic, ESPN Classic, G.O.L.D. and Disney Channel. You are also entitled to the free content available from these channels. You can also choose to upgrade this package to include Sky's premium channels Sky Movies and Sky Sports, making a total of 21 live channels for your delectation. If you subscribe to Sky Multiroom account then you can watch all the live channels in your pack on your Xbox 360, at no extra cost! Sky Multiroom or Sky Broadband Unlimited customers can also watch Live TV on their Xbox 360's at no extra charge. All other Sky TV customers can subscribe to watch Live TV on Sky Player for £9.75/€14.75 a month.
Could be good although pricings an issue what with paying for broadband and gold sub and this on the top!!
Full details from here..http://www.neowin.net/news/main/09/10/16/xbox-360-sky-tv-channels-and-prices-revealed

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Re: 27.10.09..The day sky comes to XboX360!!

no way would i pay to view that channel line up
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Re: 27.10.09..The day sky comes to XboX360!!

Yup i have to agree with you it is a bit poo,i thought we could atleast have a months worth for free as its newly launching and im a gold member over xbox live,dont think i will be getting this now ive seen the line up,just have to stick with freeview for the moment Smiley
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Re: 27.10.09..The day sky comes to XboX360!!

Indeed, there's no way you'll find me paying £15 per month for that line-up!
It's a shame that the BBC aren't bringing the iPlayer to the 360 (or at least, I don't think they are) - that would be a killer app.
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Re: 27.10.09..The day sky comes to XboX360!!

Here's a link to the sky's 360 page.
http://www.skyplayer.com/xboxlive
I'm sure I remember reading that if you're already a customer, you'll get the channels the same channels as the online sky player for free.
I doubt i'll be using it anyway, definately not if I've got to pay extra to watch what i'm already paying for on the sky+ box.
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Re: 27.10.09..The day sky comes to XboX360!!

Sky player is dodgy. In my house I recieve kids pack and some style & culture thing my mum like to watch. So I should be able to watch Disney etc, but it doesn't let me. It says I would have to pay extra £1 month.
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Re: 27.10.09..The day sky comes to XboX360!!

Looks like you have to have multiroom or broadband with your sky tv to get any of the sky stuff for free, .  As if i'm going to pay £10 extra/month just to get 'some' content on the xbox when i've already got Sky+ and pay around £400/year
I don't see why they can't give it to you for free if you already pay for it, after all, the online player is free.  Although they can restrict where you view your sky+ from, they can't restrict where you watch it on your xbox from.
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Re: 27.10.09..The day sky comes to XboX360!!

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I don't see why they can't give it to you for free if you already pay for it

This is Sky you're talking about.
Grff
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Re: 27.10.09..The day sky comes to XboX360!!

aye, that's a point.  Grin
Addnan
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Re: 27.10.09..The day sky comes to XboX360!!

Am I right in saying they want us to pay £10 on top of what we are already paying? What would be the point of that, we could just get sky multiroom for £10 a month and get every channel we get on our main TV.
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Re: 27.10.09..The day sky comes to XboX360!!

Listen up guys this is bloody hilarious lol. Microsoft and SKY have stated they had some technical issues and pulled it from LIVE it should be back tomorrow... They were not expecting the amount of interest that they have received Shocked
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Re: 27.10.09..The day sky comes to XboX360!!

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I don't see why they can't give it to you for free if you already pay for it, after all, the online player is free.  Although they can restrict where you view your sky+ from, they can't restrict where you watch it on your xbox from.

True, I was planning on using my parents Sky Player account to watch the channels from a different address but doesn't look like that's not going to be possible as they're not Sky Multiroom or Sky Broadband Unlimited customers Sad

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