April 17th 2012 9:00 am PT
If you haven’t had the chance to check out the latest entertainment apps on Xbox 360, now is a great time because Xbox is unlocking their Xbox LIVE subscription service from Thursday, April 19 through Monday, April 23 – no Xbox LIVE Gold membership required for this time. Through this special promotion, anybody with an Xbox will be able to use and enjoy all of the customized entertainment app experiences featured on the Xbox LIVE service.1
In addition: Hulu Plus2, Netflix3 and EPIX4 will also offer free trials to new users as part of this promotion to Xbox owners in the U.S. from Thursday, April 19 through Monday, April 23. So head on over to Xbox LIVE to watch your favorite TV shows and movies from Hulu Plus, Netflix and EPIX – no Xbox LIVE Gold membership or service subscriptions required.
List of apps that are unlocked by region will vary, so check your Xbox 360 dashboard in your region for specific details. For example, here is a list of apps that will be unlocked in the U.S.:
• HBO GO
• Hulu Plus2
• Xfinity TV on Demand
For a full list of worldwide apps unlocked1 for this promotion and for more information, please visit www.xbox.com/EntertainmentUnlocked.
1No Xbox LIVE Gold membership required. Subscriptions/fees may be required.
2Customers who attempt to access Hulu Plus, will actually receive a 1 month free trial.
3 Netflix will only be “unlocked” or free for customers who have not previously used Netflix’s one month free trial. Content will be free to new customers only.
4 Subject to TV provider restrictions.
Multi-player gaming will not be unlocked in this promotion