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Microsoft Drops Xbox LIVE Gold requirement for Foxtel Play* subscribers

Now even more Australian Xbox 360 fans can access a Foxtel Play subscription via their console

When: Wednesday, 4 June 2014

What: From today Xbox 360 users no longer need a paid Xbox LIVE Gold Membership to access their Foxtel Play subscription

How: Foxtel Play enables subscribers to choose where and when to be entertained. Foxtel Play streams TV over the internet, and offers great content across a range of different devices whether you’re enjoying Live TV or catching up on a TV episode or movie on demand. Foxtel Play works with all models of the Xbox 360 and requires an internet connection with a speed of at least 3.0 Mbps to stream content. New customers can access a 14 day free* trial.

Foxtel Play packages feature over 45 live channels including Fox Sports 1, 2 and 3, Foxtel Movie channels, showcase, FOX8, Arena, Lifestyle, History, Discovery, A&E, National Geographic, UKTV, FX, SoHo, MTV, Universal Channel, ESPN, Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon and Disney Channel. Foxtel Play is a great way to catch the latest hit programs like Game of Thrones, Wentworth and starting 26 June, Falling Skies season 4.

With no lock-in contract and no installation costs, subscribers can stop and start their subscription month-to-month, to suit their circumstances or viewing choices.

Foxtel Play customers also have access to Foxtel Go* as part of their subscription. In addition to their primary device, customers can register Foxtel Go on up to two additional devices including selected iPads and iPhones and selected Samsung Android tablets and smartphones.