Redbox Instant app headed to Xbox 360 in 'near future'
You'll need an Xbox Live Gold sub, it sounds like
The Xbox 360 is getting another exclusive this year, but it isn't a game. Rather, it's an additional method for streaming movies on the console. Major Nelson brings word that the Redbox Instant app will be gracing the system "in the very near future" with a combination streaming/disc offer.
Beyond the obvious streaming access to Redbox's digital content library, the subscriptions include four one-night credits each month that can be used at the company's physical kiosks. Instant subscription packages come in two varieties: $8 per month for DVD rentals, and $9 per month for Blu-ray rentals. Users can also purchase and rent movies using this app without a sub on a movie-by-movie basis.
It's going to take quite a lot to get me away from Netflix, I'll say that much. Should you be curious enough to sign up for it, there's a Redbox Instant beta which you can sign up for here. Setup email comments
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