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The “Pins,” on the Xbox One dashboard provide quick access to apps. Screenshot courtesy of Microsoft.

ESPN, Hulu Plus and Netflix will be among the first wave of apps to debut the Xbox One, part of a roster of 19 apps that will be released for the console in its first several months on the market.

XboxD_Logo_Consle_Sensr_controller_F_GreenBG_RGB_2013Microsoft this morning announced the initial list of third-party apps that will be available for Xbox One in the U.S. starting with the Nov. 22 launch and running through spring 2014. Here’s the rundown:

  • Amazon Instant Video
  • Crackle
  • CWTV
  • ESPN
  • FOX NOW
  • FXNOW
  • HBO GO (coming soon)
  • Hulu Plus
  • Machinima
  • MUZU TV
  • Netflix
  • Redbox Instant by Verizon
  • Target Ticket
  • TED
  • The NFL on Xbox One
  • Twitch
  • Univision Deportes
  • Verizon FiOS TV
  • VUDU

Notably absent is Google’s YouTube, which is available on the Xbox 360.

The apps vary depending on your location around the world. Microsoft promises that its app catalog for Xbox One and Xbox 360 will “continue to grow weekly.”

Those are in addition to the apps Microsoft is providing, which will be available on every Xbox One:

  • Xbox Fitness
  • Xbox Video
  • Xbox Music
  • Internet Explorer
  • Skype
  • SkyDrive
  • Upload

Post updated since publication to clarify timing of app launches.

Comments

  • Jason Farris

    Noticeably absent is XFINITY.

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