Plex finally added support for viewing live TV last summer, but the sorely missing feature was initially only available for a couple of platforms – and Xbox One was not among them. Today, is bring Xbox users up to speed with the launch of live TV support on Microsoft's console, giving you a front-end for checking out over-the-air (OTA) channels within the Plex app.
As with other platforms, you'll need the right equipment to get started with streaming live TV via Plex on your Xbox One. According to Plex, the setup will work with any digital antenna connected to a Plex-compatible DVR tuner. You'll also need to be a Plex Pass subscriber, which will set you back $4.99 per month. Once you've got everything in place, however, you'll be able to navigate to the new "Live TV" section in Plex for Xbox One to tune in to and record any over-the-air channels you can pick up in your area.
If you already rely on Plex to stream your own shows, movies, and other media, then this is one step closer to making the app a one-stop shop for everything. Unfortunately, live TV support still isn't available with the Windows 10 app, though it is now included with the desktop Plex Media Player client.
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