Xbox SmartGlass is a companion application for Xbox 360 available for Windows 8, Windows Phone, iOS, Android (version 4.0 and above) & Windows Server 2012.
It was announced by Microsoft during E3 2012 and released on October 26, 2012, coinciding with the release of Windows 8. It connects with the Xbox 360 and allows more interactive entertainment, allowing mobile devices to potentially serve as second screens and remote controller.Users of Windows Server 2012 can currently download the application from the Windows Store after installing the Windows Desktop Experience feature in the Server Manager.
Smartglass allows users to control certain functions on the Xbox such as navigation, Internet Explorer input and navigation and other features. During movies or the list of games below, information relevant to that movie or game is displayed by the app.
Smartglass is free to download.
Applications that are compatible with Smartglass are listed below!
|Applications||Release Date||Available countries|
|ESPN on Xbox LIVE (ESPN)||December 6, 2011||United States|
|HBO GO (HBO)||March 27, 2012||United States|
|Internet Explorer||October 16, 2012||Available in all countries|
|MSN||December 13, 2011||Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Mexico, United Kingdom, United States|
|Miss Universe||TBA||Available in 25 countries globally|
|NBA Game Time||October, 2012||Available in all countries|
|NBC News||August 21, 2012||United States|
|Netflix||December 6, 2011||Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, United Kingdom, United States|
|Now TV||August 21, 2012||United Kingdom|
|Slacker Radio||TBA||Canada, United States|
|TODAY (MSNBC)||December 6, 2011||United States|
|UFC on Xbox LIVE (UFC)||December 20, 2011||Canada, United States|
|Xbox Music||October 16, 2012||Available in all countries|
|Xbox Video||October 16, 2012||Available in all countries|