Xbox Fitness app revealed via leaks from Xbox.com, will be subscription based
With the Xbox One launching in under 2 months, Microsoft is readying their services for the consoles launch. Today, Xbox.com accidently let the cat out of the bag on an unannounced Xbox Fitness app for Xbox One which will require a subscription separate from Xbox LIVE Gold. The app will allow players to train with famous sport teachers, which might be fun if you’re into that sort of thing.
The Xbox.com page which has now been pulled detailed information about the app. It will require an Xbox One Kinect Device (obviously) and will detect things like muscle movement, stuff which has already been demoed at recent events where the Xbox One was on show.
The subscription based model will be separate from Xbox LIVE Gold, meaning if you wish to use the app you’ll need to purchase a fitness subscription on top of Xbox LIVE Gold. This won’t kick off straight away though, as Xbox LIVE Gold subscribers will get to use the app for free through November 2014.
As the original page has now been pulled, we assume Microsoft aren’t ready to talk about the app. We fully expect them to announce this app, along with other apps pretty soon though as the Xbox One is set to launch on November 22nd.
Update: the original Xbox Fitness page is back online. Check it out here.
“Introducing the future of fitness. Experience the world’s best workouts with instant, personalized feedback, right in your home on Xbox Fitness. Train with Jillian Michaels, Tracy Anderson, P90X, Insanity and more. Optimize every workout with immediate feedback on your form, power and heart rate with the all new Kinect, featuring Muscle Mapping, Power Gauge, and Pulse. Plus, feed your motivation with social challenges. Unlimited access is yours for free with an Xbox Live Gold membership for a limited time. Only on Xbox One.”
Xbox Fitness launches this Holiday 2013. Begining January 2015, unlimited access to the fitness service requires a paid Xbox Fitness Pass subscription and an Xbox Live Gold membership, which are both sold separately.Further reading: Microsoft, Xbox One