Starz adds ENCORE PLAY and MOVIEPLEX PLAY to Xbox One

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014
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ENCORE PLAY and MOVIEPLEX PLAY join STARZ PLAY by launching on Xbox One

  • Popular Apps Offer Quality Premium Movie/TV Content on the Television For Gaming Console Households

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Starz announced that ENCORE PLAY and MOVIEPLEX PLAY, the authenticated online TV Everywhere services for ENCORE and MOVIEPLEX premium subscribers respectively, launched successfully today on Xbox One®. The ENCORE PLAY and MOVIEPLEX PLAY launches today follow the associated August 2014 debut of STARZ PLAY on Xbox One. All three premium pay TV Everywhere services are also available on Xbox 360®, bringing the great user experience and quality premium movie and TV content to the television.

The STARZ PLAY, ENCORE PLAY and MOVIEPLEX PLAY apps are available in the United States as free downloads for all Xbox Live members in the Xbox Apps Store.

The PLAY service device support is now available on a wide array of platforms for displays big and small including Xbox One, Xbox 360, and Chromecast for TV viewing, PCs/Macs, and personal devices including iPhone, iPad & iPod touch and several Android handsets, tablets and other platforms including Kindle Fire, Kindle Fire HD, NOOK HD, NOOK HD+ and select Google Nexus devices including the Nexus 4, Nexus 7, and Nexus 10.

STARZ PLAY, ENCORE PLAY, and MOVIEPLEX PLAY offer robust online monthly access to more than 2,000 of the premier movies, originals, and additional TV episodes from the respective Starz premium services. Provided at no additional monthly charge, the three authenticated online PLAY services provide a suite of easy-to-use, online viewing options for STARZ, ENCORE, and MOVIEPLEX subscribers to enjoy the quality original programming and commercial-free movies offered on the respective STARZ, ENCORE, and MOVIEPLEX services.

STARZ PLAY, ENCORE PLAY and MOVIEPLEX PLAY are accessible through 3G/4G cellular, Wi-Fi, and broadband connections. The PLAY services have a recommended minimum required bandwidth of 1Mbps, and a minimum 2.5Mbps for an optimal viewing experience.