Xbox 360 adds Slacker Radio


Slacker RadioA Slacker Radio app is on its way to Microsoft’s Xbox 360 game console this fall.

U.S. and Canadian Xbox Live Gold subscribers will get the free Slacker Radio app in the Xbox Live Marketplace. Slacker Radio will give Xbox Live Gold subscribers a fully customizable selection of over 200 music stations curated and hosted by Slacker’s music programmers, artist showcases, comedy, ESPN Radio, ABC News, and official stations for leading music festivals like Lollapalooza, Bonnaroo, and Austin City Limits.

“Slacker Radio and Xbox 360, with voice and gesture controls via Kinect, change interactive radio as we know it,” said Jonathan Sasse, SVP/Marketing at Slacker. “The Xbox 360 console brings your favorite music and radio content from expert DJ’s to your living room, you can get Slacker Radio virtually anywhere from your automobile, Web, home or mobile device, Slacker is everywhere you listen to radio.”

Besides the Xbox 360 game console, Slacker Radio is also currently available online, on Android, Blackberry, iOS, Windows Phone 7, the iPad, connected home devices, and Ford vehicles with Sync, powered by Microsoft, Windows 8, and Roku multimedia boxes. Microsoft’s Kinect motion control feature is compatible with the Slacker Radio app as well.