Tuesday, July 10, 2007

Disney Offers Movie Rentals Through Xbox LIVE

Microsoft and Disney-ABC Domestic Television announced an agreement to offer films from The Walt Disney Studios to U.S. members of Xbox LIVE, the online games and entertainment network on Xbox 360.

The service launches today, offering access to a growing catalog of new and classic movies from The Walt Disney Studios, including titles from Walt Disney Pictures, Touchstone Pictures, Hollywood Pictures and Miramax Films.

Xbox LIVE Marketplace currently offers more than 2,350 hours of premium entertainment content from 15 partners.

Microsoft said that in the seven months since video content was launched on Xbox LIVE Marketplace, there have been nearly 10 million downloads of entertainment content.