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Xbox Live gets Canal+ in France

Live and on-demand football and film content for Europe

Microsoft has signed another partner for Xbox Live in Europe, with French pay-TV station Canal + joining the service.

Users will gain access to films and football, in a similar deal to the Sky service being offered to Xbox 360 users in the UK.

According to a Reuters report, over 3000 films will be on offer at launch, along with live and on-demand football, drama and soap opera programming.

The deal is expected to incorporate more programming in the future and services will roll-out across other Microsoft devices.

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