Microsoft today released a personalized and interactive NFL football experience for consumers on their television with Xbox One and on any Windows 8 laptop or PC. The new NFL app for Xbox One and Windows 8 brings NFL fans a more immersive and interactive experience that has Snap feature to give you in-game video highlights, fantasy scoring and stats as you watch your favorite games live. If you already have NFL Sunday Ticket Maxed from DirecTV, you will be able to watch live games directly through the app – and thanks to the HDMI-in port on the Xbox One, they can watch every live game through their cable or satellite provider, and still have the app snapped to the side of your screen!
If you’re one of the 25 million people in North America that play fantasy football, we have some great news for you, too. The NFL app is now connected to NFL.com and CBS Sports.com fantasy leagues, so no matter where you battle your friends for fantasy bragging rights, you can conveniently keep tabs on your teams with Xbox One. We know how important it is for you to follow and track your fantasy teams and player performances in real-time, and the NFL app on Xbox One makes that experience seamless, delivering content that’s important to you to the best screen in your home. The NFL app’s customizable, fan-friendly user interface, combined with real-time scoring updates and unparalleled content via our partnership with the NFL, means only Xbox One can deliver the definitive fantasy football experience to your television.Also beginning today, fans who participate in ESPN Fantasy Football – the industry’s most popular fantasy football game – will be able to track their leagues through the official ESPN app on Xbox One. The new feature allows users to view their team match-ups, standings and scoreboards in real time. Updates will also be viewable via Snap Mode, allowing users to multitask by snapping updates of their fantasy football team onto the right side of the screen while continuing to play their favorite game or watch Live TV.