Google announces YouTube TV app for Xbox One family of devices

Google launched its live TV service YouTube TV in April this year. YouTube TV allows consumers in the US to stream live sports, local and national news on their phone, tablet and PCs. Today, Google is expanding the availability of YouTube TV app to big screen devices. Google announced the new YouTube TV app built for TV devices Xbox One family of devices (Xbox One, Xbox One S, and Xbox One X). Similar to the YouTube TV mobile app, YouTube TV app for Xbox One is organized into three main areas: home, live and library. Find the list of features supported on this app below.

  • Control your live TV experience with your TV’s remote control or game controller.
  • For a more cinematic look, we made the background dark on your TVs.
  • A new Live guide made for your big screen so you can get a sneak-peek at what’s airing soon.
  • Never miss the action with our background playback experience built for your big screen.
  • Easily pick up where you left off on another device when you get home.

This app will be available for download from Xbox Store in the coming days. YouTube TV is now available in top 50 metro areas in the U.S.