NBC and Microsoft partner up for Xbox Europe

Today Microsoft announced that they have signed a deal with NBC Universal to allow their movies to be distributed through Xbox Live Marketplace in Europe. David Gosen from Xbox Europe commented on how this will be a major addition to an already popular entertainment center for gamers and non gamers alike, "This agreement makes the Xbox Live film offering bigger and better than ever. For Xbox, we want to ensure that we have the best entertainment content available - Xbox Live has grown into one of Europe's largest providers of on-demand high-definition movies and we'll continue to grow the content offered through the service"

Over the next few weeks users of the Marketplace in UK, France, Germany and Spain will see many new titles arrive and here are some of the titles:

  • Baby Mama
  • Billy Madison
  • The Blues Brothers
  • The Bourne Supremacy
  • Carlito's Way
  • Cheech and Chong's Next Movie
  • Child's Play 2
  • Child's Play 3
  • The Chronicles of Riddick
  • The Fast and the Furious
  • Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
  • The Frighteners
  • The Game
  • Hellboy II: The Golden Army
  • How High
  • Incredible Hulk ('08)
  • The Jerk
  • The Mummy Returns
  • The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor
  • National Lampoon's Animal House
  • Out of Sight ('98)
  • Red Dragon
  • Scarface ('83)
  • The Scorpion King
  • The Scorpion King: Rise of a Warrior
  • Shaun of the Dead
  • Village of the Damned
  • Wanted
  • Waterworld
  • Weird Science
As with movies currently on the Marketplace the pricing guide will be the same, it will cost you 250 Microsoft Points for Standard Definition and 380 for the High Definition version.

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