Due to popular demand, Microsoft, in association with Hauppauge, announced today that a new over-the-air digital TV tuner, exclusively designed for Xbox One, is now available for purchase via the Microsoft store and Amazon.
With the new Hauppauge TV Tuner for Xbox One, along with the use of a HDTV Antenna, can watch live, over-the-air television, as well as the ability to pause live TV for up to 30 minutes. Xbox One owners can also use the Snap function to watch Live TV on the right side of their screen while still playing video games. Xb1 Kinect owners can also use voice controls to navigate between channels.
In addition to all of the mentioned features above, users can also stream Live over-the-air TV via other devices at home using the mobile Xbox app on compatible Windows 10 devices or via the Xbox One Smartglass app on Windows, Windows Phone, Android and iOS. Users can even watch on mobile devices while someone else is playing video games on the console. The Hauppauge TV Tuner for Xbox One is currently being sold at $59.99 on Amazon, as well as both Microsoft’s online store and retail locations.
The Microsoft store is also offering (exclusively via their website) a digital tuner/ HDTV antenna bundle, which packages the Hauppauge TV Tuner for Xbox One along with a Mohu Leaf 50 antenna for $99.98, which is $30 off the price of both items sold separately.
With the addition of the new TV tuner, along with streaming apps like Sling TV, Hulu, Netflix, HBO Go and more, Xbox One is steadily tuning into a multimedia devices that may encourage cable TV subscribers to finally cut the cord. More details about the new Hauppauge TV Tuner for Xbox One can be found and purchased at the links provided below:
Purchase Hauppauge Digital TV Tuner for Xbox One from Amazon (temporarily out of stock)
Source: Xbox Wire