Microsoft greenlights unscripted soccer show for Xbox - Report

"Every Street United" will span eight 30-minute episodes and profile local street soccer players, according to new report.

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Microsoft has greenlit an unscripted street soccer show for Xbox called Every Street United, according to a new report from Deadline.

It would be the first reality show from Xbox Entertainment Studios, the business unit established last year and led by former CBS TV executive Nancy Tellem.

Every Street United will reportedly span eight 30-minute episodes that will each profile a local street soccer player in countries like the United States, Spain, Holland, France, Argentina, Brazil, Ghana, and South Korea.

Details are still being worked on, according to Deadline, though it is possible that the final episode will be shot at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. This finale may feature the eight players going head-to-head in a 4 vs. 4 match.

30 For 30 filmmaker Jonathan Hock is reportedly on board to direct "a portion" of the series, from Mandalay Sports Media.

According to the report, Every Street United will target the Xbox platform's "core young male demo" and feature "interactive components," though these were not specified.

Microsoft corporate vice president Phil Spencer said last month that Microsoft was exploring "hundreds" of ideas for original Xbox video programming and that an announcement about the first offering would be made "pretty soon."

A Microsoft representative told GameSpot, "This series has not been announced and we do not have any specifics to share at this time. We're excited to be working on several projects and look forward to providing additional details soon."

The only Xbox One TV programming announced thus far is the Halo show produced by Saving Private Ryan director Steven Spielberg and the upcoming Quantum Break show that will tie in to the game.

The Xbox One launches in 13 territories across the world on November 22 for $500.

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soulless4now

At least greenlight something that's actually interesting.

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Sl4cka

<< LINK REMOVED >> Take that back! Watching paint dry is a hundred times more entertaining.

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Fursnake

I'm glad they were able to manage "unscripted" soccer because "scripted" soccer sounds so cheap and uninteresting compared to the unscripted version *tries to maintain a straight face*

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UNCStriker88

Sounds freakin' awesome!

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jtthegame316

<< LINK REMOVED >> shush fanboy. just because you hate on ms does not mean everyone in the world does. what is anti consumer about thinking oh the consumers seem to like steam so lets try and do that our self. What is so anti consumer about saying oh most the consumer base does not want the steam like model so lets change it an listen to them?

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jtthegame316

They was not banning used game sales they were going totally digital which ment that you would of had to trade games in through there system. I don't trade games anyway as i don't appreciate getting £10 sometimes not even that for something i will of payed £30 to £40 for. you go on at microsoft but was it not anti consumer of sony to make memory stick duo which are the same thing as sd but a different shape and sell them at twice the price? Plus ms listen to what people wanted surly you would rather a company do that than ignore the people. Also if you think sony was not planning the same thing behind closed doors but basically they changed it because of how people reacted to ms you are a sucker and sony have you fooled

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UNCStriker88

<< LINK REMOVED >> Gulp, gulp, gulp, you're so loud when you're drinking that haterade

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barrybarryk

New FIFA Street confirmed then I guess

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racerxgundam

can we get 8, 30-min length episodes of "street" yo-yo peeps?

i would like to pay 500 usd plus subscription costs for this too.

THX you M$. you definitely got gamer's back!

> wii u

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DBZ19

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Each episode is about a different player, 8 players total, last episode will be about all 8 players coming together, 8 episodes total...man, my math skills must be horrible...

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SpecialPerson96

This is exactly what we have all been asking for on a games console, since...FOREVER. Thank you Microsoft.

- sarcasm -

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Nine-Eight-Nine

Ahh more tv for xbone, groovy..........

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TabularBeast

<< LINK REMOVED >> I know more TV as a big side to the main entree, games. It's nice only having everything, right?

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no worries, tv also on the PS4. So we all win.

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UNCStriker88

<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> Yea, I would assume Sony will do everything that Microsoft is saying that they will do, NOT, I wouldn't put my money on that one. People keep assuming...but there is a reason Sony is making announcement about all the wonderful things coming, News Flash, they don't exist, at least you can still play games...hopefully, I'm sure they made online better...maybe

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Primeyuri

right "soccer"

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tightwad34

You are best to keep it outside of the US. Go for Europe, S. America, and Africa, and some of Asia.

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DBZ19

<< LINK REMOVED >> us brits don't want this!!!!!!!

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GrenadeLauncher

Have dedicated servers but no games to play them on? And Xdrones find this acceptable?

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<< LINK REMOVED >> Don't embarrass yourself again please.

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GrenadeLauncher

<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> Sorry? I'm supposed to be familiar with you?

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sladakrobot

Assassin’s Creed 4 Black Flag
Battlefield 4
Call of Duty: Ghosts
Crimson Dragon
Dead Rising 3
FIFA 14
Fighter Within
Forza Motorsport 5
Just Dance 2014
Killer Instinct
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes
Lococycle
Madden NFL 25
NBA 2K14
NBA LIVE 14
Need for Speed: Rivals
Peggle 2
Powerstar Golf
Ryse: Son of Rome
Skylanders: Swap Force
Watch Dogs
Zoo Tycoon
Zumba Fitness: World Party

These "no games" you can play at launch

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DBZ19

<< LINK REMOVED >> although i'm a ps4 "fan". you just owned him hahahahahahah good one

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GrenadeLauncher

<< LINK REMOVED >> Games? What games? Silly Xdrone!

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GrenadeLauncher

<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> Ryse? Dud Framerates? Forza 4.5? Blunders of the century. I can't wait till they're released so I no longer have to pretend they are important.

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jtthegame316

<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> the games are starring you in the face you sony fanboys just choose to ignore them just because the best x1 launch games are not on ps 4

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racerxgundam

<< LINK REMOVED >> u reposted! i see what u did there...

> wii u

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FAIL_TR0LL

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Owned...

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sladakrobot
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  • Crimson Dragon
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  • Fighter Within
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sladakrobot

<< LINK REMOVED >>You must have lived at high sea and with no contact to the world since 6 months i think :)
These are "no games" to play on the X1 at launch:

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  • LEGO Marvel Super Heroes
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  • Powerstar Golf
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  • Zoo Tycoon
  • Zumba Fitness: World Party


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pedmart

LOL << LINK REMOVED >> ,someone is feeling jealous.... All multiplayer games have dedicated servers.

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GrenadeLauncher

<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> And no games to play them on! ^_^

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UNCStriker88

<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> Yea where did PS4's launch lineup go? It must be a magic act, the magical Sony console, that must be what you are paying for

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Sounds like the PS4 then ^.^

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deathstream

I clicked on Eddie's name. He has no gender. And his DOB makes me feel really old.

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tightwad34

<< LINK REMOVED >> LOL. I never thought to do that. I would have thought it would say something like doesn't know how to stop writing about completely pointless shit(not that all are pointless, just the really bad ones that stand out).

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Is this an attempt to get a better footing outside America?


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deathstream

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Footing. Hehe.

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> Unfortunately I can't claim the pun, it was completely unintentional and now I'm really hating my lack aptitude with witty wordplay.