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History launches app for Xbox

The video game console's Xbox Live Gold members in the United States can use the app to watch full previous seasons of reality series such as Pawn Stars (pictured), videos on historical topics and special features.
November 6, 2013

U.S. cable network History has launched an app for the Xbox 360.

Available as of Wednesday (November 6) for the video game console’s Xbox Live Gold members in the United States, the History App allows users to watch full episodes of series including Pawn Stars (pictured above), Ax Men, American Pickers, Counting Cars, Mountain Men and Swamp People.

Videos on topics such as the American Revolution, the Cold War and U.S. first ladies and special features such as Hidden History, Coroner’s Report and Deconstructing History are also available via the app.

The Xbox app follows the launch of the A+E Networks-owned channel’s TV Everywhere apps on the iOS, Android and Kindle Fire HD platforms. According to the company, the apps have been downloaded eight million times.

About The Author
Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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