Microsoft will add Hulu Plus service to Xbox 360 on today, locking the premium on-demand video service behind its Xbox Live Gold paywall and the new system works with Microsoft’s Kinect motion-sensing system, allowing you to speak voice commands or wave your arm in the air to pause, fast forward, rewind or play a Hulu Plus show.The subscription video service features current television programming from networks including ABC, NBC, CBS Fox, MTV and other, subscription costs $7.99 a month with limited advertising, but all Xbox Live users will receive a free trial until May 6 thanks to a partnership with Jack Link’s Beef Jerky………..
With an ever-growing entertainment experience at the center of the home, Xbox 360 now offer thousands more HD TV shows and movies via Hulu Plus. The Hulu Plus subscription service launched on Xbox 360 today, nstantly delivering current season hit TV shows from ABC, Comedy Central, FOX, NBC, MTV and more, plus classic movies anytime to U.S. Xbox LIVE Gold members who are also Hulu Plus subscribers.“We’re proud deliver the best in entertainment content like no other device in the living room,” said Pete Thompson, General Manager, Xbox LIVE. “Hulu Plus is an important addition to support our continued effort to expand entertainment on Xbox LIVE. And by adding the magic of Kinect, we’re truly transforming the way people enjoy their favorite entertainment.”A Hulu Plus subscription currently offers hit TV shows and classic movies anytime in HD, including current season episodes of top shows like Modern Family,30 Rock,The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and many others. Catch up on complete back seasons of series including Lost, or explore hundreds of acclaimed movies from The Criterion Collection. All for just $7.99 a month with limited advertising.
With Kinect for Xbox 360, you can easily control your Hulu Plus entertainment from your couch using your voice as the remote control. Play, pause, fast forward and rewind any video content you are watching using gesture or voice commands, as well as select movies and TV shows recommended for you by Hulu through the Kinect Hub.To celebrate the debut of Hulu Plus on Xbox LIVE, Jack Link’s Beef Jerky is unlocking Hulu Plus on Xbox LIVE from April 29 – May 6. Through this sponsorship, all Xbox LIVE members (Free or Gold) will be able to enjoy Hulu Plus on Xbox LIVE, no Hulu Plus subscription or Xbox LIVE Gold membership required for an entire week. Jack Link’s and Xbox LIVE are also partnering to host an accompanying sweepstakes where users who download the Hulu Plus application can win everything from a vacation for two to a Beaches Resort to an Xbox 360 GB Console with Kinect. With Xbox LIVE, take your Xbox 360 online and enjoy an expanding catalogue of entertainment from a range of partners, networks and studios around the world, and interact with a growing community of 30 million active members. With the community spending more than one billion hours a month online enjoying entertainment, Xbox 360 is the only place to experience controller-free entertainment with tens of thousands of movies and TV shows in HD streaming, thousands of live and on-demand sports, and millions of songs all on the biggest screen in your home shared with the people you care about most wherever they are.