Well that's a bit of a bummer then as I use sky go quite a lot on the xbox. I certainly won't be paying £5/month to continue though. I would be interested to see if they will offer HD content on sky go now that they plan to charge. At the moment services like netflix really put sky go to shame. Sky Go Extra: Sky TV customers only. No extra cost with Multiscreen, otherwise £5 extra a month. Allow up to 24 hours for your account to be activated. 31 days' notice to cancel. Concurrent online viewing on 2 devices. Download selected Sky Go content in the UK only via Wi-Fi. Content depends on your Sky TV package. Difference Between Sky Go and Sky Go Extra? At this point, as a Sky Subscriber, this question is probably in your mind. If you’re a Sky user, you also enjoy the features of Go for free. Through the app, you can stream your favourite shows even when you’re not in front of the TV. Sky Go Extra: Sky TV customers only. No extra cost with Multiscreen, otherwise £5 extra a month. Allow up to 24 hours for your account to be activated. 31 days' notice to cancel. Concurrent online viewing on 2 devices. Download selected Sky Go content in the UK only via Wi-Fi. Content depends on your Sky.
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If you’ve just bagged yourself one of the best Sky TV deals currently available, you’ll have access to a wide range of TV shows and movies. While you may primarily access these via your Sky box, the service Sky Go allows you to watch channels and on-demand content through additional devices, including Sky on on Xbox.
As well as laptops, phones, tablets, and gaming consoles, this includes both Sky Go on PS4 and Xbox consoles. If you want to access Sky Go on Xbox, our guide will tell you everything that you need to know.
Is Sky Go on Xbox yet?
Yes, it is possible to access Sky Go on Xbox One, Xbox Series X, and Xbox Series S consoles, using an app called TV from Sky. However, there are a few things that you need in addition to the console and a Sky subscription.
Your Sky account must have Sky Go Extra. This is included with the Sky Mobile, Sky Multiscreen, Sky Q experience, and Ultimate on Demand packages. Alternatively, it can be added to your account for an additional cost. You also need at least 250MB available space on your console’s hard drive.
How to install Sky Go on Xbox
First, make sure that you are signed into Xbox Live.
Then, from your Xbox console’s dashboard, press the middle button and scroll down to Store.
Within the store, select the Apps section on the left, and find the TV from Sky app in the list or use the search function to search for TV from Sky.
The app has the Sky logo as its image. It’s free to download, so just click through to download it.
Once the download has finished, you can launch the TV from Sky app from the My Games & Apps section of your Xbox dashboard.
This might be the perfect opportunity to head to the Sky website to sign up for an exceptional package if you haven’t done so already.
The first time that you open it, you will have to sign in with your Sky iD.
Once you’ve done this, you can start streaming Sky content on your Xbox.
What can I watch on Sky Go with Xbox?
The content that you have access to via Sky Go on Xbox consoles depends on your Sky subscription package. Over 70 TV channels are available to watch live over Sky Go, as long as they are part of your subscription, and on-demand shows from these channels are also available to stream.
Sky’s main entertainment channel is Sky Atlantic. This is included in all Sky packages, so its shows are available to all Sky Go users. Recent Sky Atlantic series worth checking out include Billie Piper’s dark comedy, I Hate Suzie, and the modern crime drama, Gangs of London. You can also watch Euphoria, as well as the critically acclaimed Chernobyl
You can also access sports coverage if your package includes Sky Sports, a wide library of films if it includes Sky Cinema, and all seasons of acclaimed shows like Game of Thrones and The Wire if it includes Sky Box Sets.
What other streaming services are available on Xbox?
Besides Sky Go, several other streaming services are available on Xbox consoles, including:
What other devices can I watch Sky Go on?
Other devices on which you can access Sky Go include:
- PCs running Windows 7 or above
- Macs running OS X 1.9 or above
- PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5
- Android devices running Android 4.4 or above
- iOS devices: iPhone 4 and above, iPod touch (5th and 6th generation), and iPad 2 or above
- Amazon Fire tablets running Fire OS 4.3.3 or above
Microsoft has confirmed the entertainment apps available on Xbox Series X and S at launch.
Apps already available on Xbox One will be available on Xbox Series X and S, Microsoft said. These include the likes of Netflix, Disney+, YouTube, Spotify, Sky Go, Now TV and Amazon Prime Video.
Sky Go Not Working On Xbox One S
But also out on 10th November is the Apple TV app. That's for Xbox One, Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S.
Here's the US-focused list Microsoft provided in its announcement today (there will be more apps than on this list at launch, Microsoft stressed):
- HBO Max
- YouTube TV
- Amazon Prime Video
- NBC Peacock
- Sky Go
- Now TV
- Sky Ticket
Meanwhile, Microsoft confirmed the Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos tech is supported on Netflix, Disney+, and Vudu.
The Microsoft Store is twice as fast as before, Microsoft said in a blog post. The launch time of the Microsoft Store app is now about two seconds. You access apps in the refreshed Xbox dashboard experience in My Games & Apps.
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There's a new Entertainment block for Xbox One, Xbox Series X and S, too, which showcases content across apps. For new Xbox owners, the Entertainment block is automatically pinned to Home. Existing gamers can scroll down to Add more > See all suggestions, select Entertainment, and add it to Home.
For comparison's sake, here are the entertainment apps launching with PlayStation 5.