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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
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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