The Starz app recently launched on Roku and now it is available on Microsoft’s Xbox One, too. Starz is a stand-alone streaming service for US subscribers offering movies like ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’.
Starz on Xbox One
With the new stand-alone streaming service, Starz is slowly cutting ties with the cable TV industry and hoping to take on other stand-alone services like Netflix and HBO Now.
Since first launching the service in April 2016 on Apple TV, Chromecast and mobile devices, the company expanded to Android TV in May 2016, and Roku boxes and Roku TVs in July 2016. The streaming service is now expanding to Microsoft’s Xbox One and Xbox One S.
As for content, the company says that “STARZ Originals in 2016 include ‘Outlander’ ‘Power’ ‘Black Sails’ ‘The Girlfriend Experience’ ’Survivor’s Remorse’ ‘Blunt Talk’ and ‘Ash vs Evil Dead’ and the first STARZ Original movie, The Dresser. Exclusive hit movies on STARZ in 2016 include: Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Inside Out, Pixels, Concussion, The Good Dinosaur, Ricki and the Flash, Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2, Cinderella, Tomorrowland, The Wedding Ringer and Ant-Man”.
A subscription to Starz costs $8.99 per month with a 7-day free trial for new subscribers.