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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
Jillian Morgan is a special reports editor at realscreen with a background in journalism and digital marketing. She joined the publication in 2019 after serving as the assistant editor to trade publications HPAC and On-Site. With a bachelor of journalism from the University of King's College in Halifax, she also works as a freelance writer and fact-checker.

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