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Microsoft ports Kinectimals and My Xbox Live to Android

updated 03:10 pm EDT, Fri June 15, 2012

Ported apps could be seen as stepping stone for SmartGlass

Kinectimals, Microsoft's first game on iOS, has made its way to Google's mobile platform. The release schedule appears to follow Microsoft's habit of bringing titles to iOS before Android, as demonstrated by the My Xbox Live launch earlier this week. The company has also released an update to its My Xbox Live app for iOS.

Kinectimals ($3, Google Play) lets users raise their own wild cat cub, nurturing and playing with the virtual animated animal with the option of unlocking five new cubs on the Xbox version.

The official My Xbox Live app (Free, Google Play) allows game players to customize their avatars, track achievements and communicate with others via Xbox Live. At the same time as the Android launch, the iOS version (Free, App Store) was updated to include more content control. Media control functions were added, as well as a Discover section and a recent-history tool.

The app releases are viewed as a step toward implementing the SmartGlass system, unveiled at E3, which would give users the ability to access Xbox and Windows features across a wide range of mobile devices. [via The Verge]



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