Xbox Live subscribers will get one free month of Sling TV for Xbox One launch

Microsoft has announced that when the Xbox One version of Sling TV is launched sometime in the first quarter of 2015, Xbox Live members will be able to access a one month free trial of the new Internet TV service from Dish. The service was announced as part of CES 2015.

The Xbox One is the first, and so far only, game console that will be able to access the Internet-based service, with offers a number of live cable TV channels, including ESPN, TNT, CNN and more for the starting price of $20 a month. Mike Nichols, Corporate Vice President, Marketing for Xbox, stated:

"We're thrilled to partner with Sling TV as they bring this exciting new service to life, and we look forward to launching the Sling TV app on Xbox One in early 2015 as the first gaming console where the service is available. We're committed to bringing great entertainment options to gamers and our relationship with Sling TV is an important milestone in that journey and in offering more choices to our Xbox fans."

Source: Xbox Wire

John Callaham