Microsoft is bringing soccer fans a new way to get ready for the 2014 World Cup with the new section called Destination Brazil for the Xbox One. In addition to a new app, FIFA game mode, and series, Microsoft has also partnered with Copa90, a leading provider of football video online. Several of Copa90's existing series will be making their way to Xbox Video.

First, Microsoft is introducing the Brazil Now app, available on Xbox One starting June 12. The app snaps up next to live TV, and lets you get real-time updates while watching football matches, gives you notifications about things like the beginnings of matches and goal alerts, and you can interact with a notification to turn on and watch a match.

In addition to Brazil Now, Microsoft will be debuting a new, unscripted series called "Every Street Unlimited". Starring well-known futbol players Thierry Henry and Edgar Davids, the series looks for talented street players in eight countries, giving them a chance to compete in a 4v4 street match in Rio de Janeiro. Henry and Davids will look for players in the United States, England, Argentina, Spain, Brazil, the Netherlands, Ghana and South Korea. "Every Street Unlimited" will be available on both Xbox One and Xbox 360.

Destination Brazil will FIFA 14 Ultimate Team: FIFA World Cup. While this requires FIFA 14, it is a new, free mode within the game's existing Ultimate Team mode. Players can build their ideal futebol team from all 32 National Teams that are competing in this year's World Cup. It features the official match ball, all team kits, the Estadio do Marcana stadium, and a new look and feel in Ultimate Team.

You can start experiencing Destination Brazil beginning June 12.

Source: Xbox Wire

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