Xbox Live Gets Hockey Night in Canada


Canadian Hockey fans rejoice!!  Xbox has announced the introduction of CBC’s Hockey Night In Canada to their list of Apps as well as special Gold Unlocked access to other sports apps this weekend.

First off, Hockey Night In Canada has come home to Xbox Live in the Great White North.  Now fans will be able to watch live games from the comfort of their own homes on the Xbox Live Service.  With the addition of near-instant 3 minute highlight packs and weekly top 5 listings to help you keep up to date with the latest news.

For US and Canada both, this weekend will feature special Gold Unlocked access to several sports apps.  Unlocked access will include the following:

  • MLB.TV – You’ll have access to over 50 games and will be able to select your favorite teams.  No subscription is required.
  • UFC – You’ll be able to get ready for the UFC 159 PPV by watching the 7 fight stories for free.
  • NHL GameCenter – Watch highlights and clips from the NHL and follow the teams as they advance to the play-offs.
  • NBA Game Time – You’ll be able to watch highlights and recaps of games throughout the weekend.

The free Gold Unlock Weekend is available to both US and Canada from April 25th to the 28th.

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April 23, 2013 - 7:58 pm