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Sling TV is now available on Microsoft's Xbox One console. That makes the Xbox One the first console to offer the service.

Sling TV lets you watch live broadcasts without paying for a cable or satellite subscription. Instead, just pay for Sling TV, and watch the channels over the internet.

It's already available on iOS and Android devices, Mac and PC, and streaming boxes like the Amazon Fire TV and Roku.

Xbox One owners in the US will get a free one-month trial when they sign up to Sling TV. Channels on offer include ESPN, TNT, Food Network and AMC.

Sling TV recently announced it was expanding its roster of channels. From the end of March, you'll be able to watch A&E, History, H2 and Lifetime through the service.

You can control Sling TV using gesture controls through Microsoft's Kinect. It also integrates with other Xbox One features like its Snap multitasking feature, so pause a game and you can watch live TV without putting down the controller.

The service isn't available on Xbox 360, or PS4. It's not likely to come to Sony's console, seeing as the firm is readying its own PlayStation Vue service, which does pretty much the same thing.

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