In Short

Xbox Video is a digital video marketplace and service from Microsoft. It allows users to buy and rent films or television shows in high definition. The service is available on Windows Phone, Windows 8, Xbox One, and Xbox 360 or through a web browser at

Xbox Video was launched on October 2012 alongside Xbox Music. Video content purchased through the service is synced to the users account and accessible from a variety of devices. You can start watching a television show on your Windows Phone and resume where you left off when on your Xbox One.

Some hit films are available to buy through Xbox Video before they're available on DVD and television episodes can be purchased the day after they air. There are over 150,000 titles in the Xbox Video library and search is powered by Bing. TV season passes can be purchased and give users access to television series. Episodes are then automatically to your collection when they become available.

Xbox SmartGlass provides an immersive experience that gives users access to interactive content and extras on Xbox Video. Closed captioning is also available for most programs.

You can find Xbox Video in dozens of markets, including: United States, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. Movies are available in all regions, while the television selection isn't available in Belgium, Netherlands, or Switzerland.