Microsoft's Canadian Xbox 360 guru, Jade, has unveiled some new details on the Canadian version of the the Xbox Live Video Marketplace launching next week
. First, there will by 37 movies available at launch including films like 300
, Texas Chainsaw Massacre
, and Ocean's 13
. As announced before, there will not
be any television programming available, with no clear reason given as to why. Of course, the most important part is the price. For Library titles (read: old), standard definition runs 310 MS Points, while high definition movies will cost 460 MS Points. For Current titles (new releases), SD movies will cost 460 points and HD will cost 610 points. In other words, Canadians are paying significantly more than Americans, who pay 240 or 360 points for older films, and 360 or 480 for new releases. So, Canadians spend nearly $9 on an HD new release compared to $6 American. For what it's worth, Microsoft claims the prices are "comparable to what you see in Canada for other video on demand services."
Find a list of all movies that will be available at launch after the break.
Babylon 5, The Lost Tales: Voices in the Dark
Wiggles: Getting Strong!
Return to Haunted Hill (UNRATED)
License to Wed
In the Land of Women
A Dennis the Menace Christmas
Enter the Dragon
The King and I (1999)
The Man with Two Brains
The Neverending Story
Air Guitar Nation
A Few Days In September
Pirates of Ghost Island
Cutting Class (1989)
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer
Henry 2: Portrait of a Serial Killer