Microsoft will be releasing the XBox SmartGlass on October 26 which is the same day Windows 8 and Surface will be released. This app will be free and will essentially turn tablets, phones and PCs into a second screen for your TV and XBox 360.
Microsoft XBox SmartGlass app allow users to control and stream media content to their Xbox 360 via their handheld devices for iOS, Android and Windows Phone. This is similar to Apple’s AirPlay technology. Gamers will be able to use their iPad, iPhone and Android devices to access XBox.
Looks like Microsoft beat Nintendo to it with SmartGlass trumping the Wii U. Both has similar features but Microsoft SmartGlass can talk to more devices such as the iPad and Android phone.
The SmartGlass is not just for games, it can be used to watch movies and tv.
The SmartGlass app will support this games at launch:
- Dance Central 3
- Forza Horizon
- Halo Waypoint
- Home Run Stars
- Kinect Sesame Street TV
- Prima Games