It just wasn’t until recently that these Apps went from infrequent add-ons to central components of the multimedia experience.Unlike bigger platforms, the Xbox has only 31 apps on the service (32 if you’re rocking an external HD DVD player like me! While they have a lot of ground to catch up, there are several very strong Apps worth your time.
While Microsoft was a bit late to the party calling these applications “Apps,” they have been on the service for several years now.
Microsoft has announced it's set to launch 46 new apps across the globe for Xbox One and Xbox 360 in the near future.
This will raise the number of apps available on the platforms by 25 percent to around 225 apps, depending on where you live in the world.
Key additions that have been highlighted include Twitter integration in North America, to allow you to see Tweets related to the cable or satellite show you're watching in real time.
Similarly, this functionality will extend to the listings sections of the One Guide, hopefully offering you some easy recommendations on what to watch.