Will there be a Now TV app on Xbox Series X/S, and how will players get it?

With games consoles becoming more and more about all forms of media, lots of people are waiting for news on their favourite apps and the next-gen consoles.

The Xbox One had a buffet of different options to choose from if you wanted to watch a film or a TV show, and it's likely that the Xbox Series X and Series S will have too.

No matter which app you prefer to use, you'll want to know that it'll be coming to the next-gen console of your choice.

Well, this article is all about Now TV and the Xbox Series X and Series S, so here's what we know at the moment.

Is Now TV on Xbox Series X/S confirmed or not?

Yes. In a recent blog post, Xbox confirmed that alongside countless other streaming services, Now TV will be available on the next-gen consoles from Day 1.

"Just as we’re bringing forward all the games that play on Xbox One today, we’re excited to announce that your favorite entertainment apps you enjoy today on Xbox One will be available on Xbox Series X and Series S," the post read, referencing the backwards compatibility of the Xbox Series X console.

"That means your favorite streaming apps like Netflix, Disney+, HBO Max, Spotify, YouTube, YouTube TV, Amazon Prime Video, Hulu, Peacock, Vudu, FandangoNow, Twitch, Sky Go, NOW TV, Sky Ticket and more, will be waiting for you when you boot your new Xbox console on November 10."

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How will you get Now TV on Xbox Series X/S?

Now TV will be available from the Microsoft Store on the Xbox Series X/S, which now loads faster than ever before.

Aside from the Store, the upgraded Series X User Interface has introduced an Entertainment block, similar to the Movies and TV Hub on the PlayStation 4. This can be pinned to your Home menu, and will "showcase the latest content in movies, TV, and music across popular entertainment apps."

It won't cost anything to download the Now TV, but you'll need a subscription to actually be able to use it, so keep that in mind when you're budgeting.

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