Nokia Lumia 800 getting an Xbox Companion App on December 6

Nokia Lumia 800Nokia Lumia 800 and other Windows Phone 7 devices will get Xbox companion app on December 6.

This app will help users to control content from entertainment services on Xbox Live.

Some of the other features involving this app will be as follows:

  • Bing powered search for games, TV shows, movies and other apps in which unified result page with all contents from different types and genre will be displayed.
  • It will not only help users to browse Zune Catalogue but also show recently played games and apps.
  • Friends activity will also be displayed showing which friends are online and which friends you played with recently and their achievements etc.
  • It will enable the phone to work as remote control for Xbox 360 with options like Play, Pause, Forward and Rewind.

This app will be available free of cost requiring Lumia and Xbox on the same WiFi network to work.

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