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NBA League Pass To Offer Games On XBOX One Consoles

The NBA League Pass out-of-market live game package will be offered for the first time on XBOX One, the league said Wednesday.

The subscription-based package, which offers 900 live NBA games a year, will be streamed through XBOX One video game consoles, joining a list of other devices offering the package including PlayStation4, PlayStation3, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360, Apple TV, Samsung Smart TV, Amazon Fire TV, Roku and select Sony Blu-ray players, said the league.

The package, which will retail at $199 for access on both TV and digital platforms, will include live and on demand feeds of both home and away team broadcasts for every game, said the league. In addition, the package will include a full on demand archive for all nationally and locally televised games, condensed versions of all games and a catalog of select classic games.

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