Xbox SmartGlass launching this week

Xbox SmartGlass will launch this week and will be available on Windows 8 and RT PCs, Windows Phone 8, iOS, and Android devices.

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Earlier this year, Microsoft announced that it would be bringing the Xbox entertainment experience to tablets, PCs, and phones. Titled SmartGlass, the new update will be launched this Friday, October 26, on Windows 8 and Windows RT.

SmartGlass will be available as a downloadable app.
SmartGlass will be available as a downloadable app.

SmartGlass will live on mobile devices as an app, allowing users to access their 360 content from several mobile devices.

The technology will also include a feature that Microsoft is dubbing "multi-screen entertainment," allowing gamers to enhance their gaming experience by integrating their mobile devices as they play games on the Xbox 360.

SmartGlass will be free for download on Windows 8 and RT PCs, Windows Phone 8, iOS, and Android devices. The following games and partners have confirmed Xbox SmartGlass integration:

Ascend
Dance Central 3
Forza Horizon
Halo Waypoint
Home Run Stars
Karaoke
Kinect Sesame Street TV
Prima Games.

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