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Microsoft to open up app support to non-Gold Xbox Live users.

Mattrick's departure seems to have made Microsoft more open to change

New reports have emerged indicating that Microsoft is preparing to open up use of the media apps to all Xbox Live users.

Up until now Xbox Live users required a Gold subscription to use media apps like Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime. Unfortunately all of these cost money over and above the Gold subscription which is a bit of a pain.

Several sources at Microsoft have indicated that they are preparing to change their policy on the matter. Microsoft to open up app support to non-Gold Xbox Live users.

The sources also explained that the change of policy that is incoming was made possible by the change of personnel in the Xbox division after Don Mattrick left to take over the reigns at Zynga.

Thanks Ars Technica.

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