What Non-Game Applications Mean for the New Console
Those who own an Xbox 360 are aware that the console functions much more than a simple gaming console. Microsoft relied on the use of non-gaming applications to also push sales of the console. Immensely popular applications like Netflix, HBO GO, and ESPN allows for easy streaming of video clips and television shows/movies. Music channels such as Last.fm and Zune allow for users to play music. Microsoft created official apps for Twitter and Facebook as well, allowing players to easily log into their social media accounts and update them from console.