Microsoft Corp. this week said it will offer free access to entertainment applications to all Xbox Live members beginning this weekend.
From Apr. 19 to Apr. 25, all Xbox 360 owners will have access to all entertainment applications HBO Go, VEVO, Verizon, CinemaNow, Syfy, Vudu, and Xfinity on Demand.
Apps with free limited trials including Hulu Plus, Netflix and Epix.
The Xbox 360 ranked as the top-selling game hardware in U.S. Mar. sales figures.
The Xbox 360 sold 371,000 units to rank as the No. 1 game hardware for the month in figures provided by NPD Group Inc.
The figure was down from 433,000 units one year ago.
The ranking marks the 15th consecutive month the Xbox 360 has ranked as the No. 1 hardware in the states. In addition, the hardware held above 40 percent share of total next-generation console sales.