Xbox Live TV On the Way

Next Generation has posted an article about a patent Microsoft has layed claim to, which will allow Xbox 360 users to watch online games “similar to the viewing of a sporting event broadcast.” This could be one mighty addition to the Xbox 360 dashboard in connecting the users of Xbox Live further. Apparently the system will allow online viewers to control camera perspectives, watch highlights, and enjoy instant replays.

A portal such as a Web site to access spectator-related services such as schedules and information on multiple games and events as well as the number of spectators and participants in each. The portal allows the spectator to find the most popular games to watch, preview the action, and then connect to the desired game or event.

Source: Gaming 360