As the World Cup launches today in Brazil, the technology world is right there with updates to apps and products. Microsoft on Thursday, went into a detailed post showing soccer fans love. The new apps, videos, and products highlight the World Cup as the biggest sporting event ever.
The World Cup is by far the largest sporting event on the planet, and Microsoft with its platform of products has enough choices for World Cup fans to choose from. With the Xbox One, Xbox 360, Windows, Windows Phone, and other products, Microsoft can bring the World Cup to you.
Xbox Gets World Cup Apps & Video
The Xbox One gets the biggest update for the World Cup, as Microsoft launches Destination Brazil on the next generation console. It is meant to be the hub for all World Cup fans, and gives them places to follow teams, get alerts, watch live games, follow stats, and follow social media all in one place.
On the Xbox 360, Microsoft gives users a couple new places to visit. First of all, Microsoft updated the Copa90 video series, which shows videos of football fans and their stories. Additionally, starting on June 15, Microsoft is debuting its Every Street United, with showcases undiscovered street stars throughout the globe.
World Cup Essentials & Windows Phone Updates
Don’t leave Internet Explorer out of the World Cup, since it has teamed up with ESPN FC, and brings the ESPN FC World Cup Essentials sports hub to users. It showcases some of the redesigns behind Internet Explorer, and also has 3D artwork, plenty of stats, social media, and a great place to follow teams, schedules, and much more.
On Windows and Windows Phone, Microsoft is also giving World Cup fans love. There is a Football 2014 collection of apps to follow live action, a Onefootball Brasil app to follow live match commentary, and the Bing Sports app which has been recently optimized for the World Cup. There is also Bing Predictions to predict matches, A Windows Sweepstakes, and much more for World Cup fans to truly enjoy.
The World Cup is here, and Microsoft has them ready for technology. There are a number of great apps to follow the matches, so grab them today.