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This article was published on December 4, 2014


BBC iPlayer hits XBox One and extends TV show downloads to 30 days

BBC iPlayer hits XBox One and extends TV show downloads to 30 days
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The PS4 got iPlayer at launch but the BBC made XBox One owners wait a little longer. Now, just in time for Christmas, the wait is over. The BBC has launched an iPlayer app for XBox One which takes advantage of the console’s Kinect voice control features.

To grab the new app, you just need to switch on your console and log in to XBox Live, you’ll find the new BBC iPlayer app there as a free download.

The BBC has also announced that it’s extending the extending the time you have to download TV shows to watch offline from 7 to 30 days.

BBC iPlayer comes to the Xbox One [BBC Internet Blog]

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