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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
Daniele Alcinii is a news editor at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joined the RS team in 2015 with experience in journalism following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and with communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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