Xbox One’s Fitness app is enjoying great success

| 1 February, 2014 | Reply
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Xbox One’s Fitness app is enjoying great success
These days, people are quite concerned about their fitness and personality. Mircosoft application developer is promoting healthy lifestyles among the users of Xbox One through Xbox Fitness app. This application is enjoying a hot start. It has been confirmed by Microsoft that more than 1.5 million virtual workouts have logged since Novembers. After evaluating this great success of Xbox fitness application in a matter of weeks, Microsoft has decided to bring this service to its other platforms.
This application is quite useful. It makes easy for the users to workout in their living rooms through Kinect. According to Dave McCarthy-Microsoft Studios general manager for lifestyle entertainment, “We’ve been pretty happy with the pick up. I’m feeling really positive.”
Xbox Fitness includes a library of interactive programs directly from fitness routines such as P90X and Insanity. It also have some fitness celebrities programs like Jillian Michaels and Tracy Anderson. The purpose behind this application is to promote healthy lifestyle through useful and interactive workout.This application is capable to read heart rate of users with the mean of Kinect. Even it can identify easy which muscles are getting the high use.If you want to do this virtual workout, you need to subscribe for Xbox Live Gold subscription.At this moment, we don’t know whether Microsoft has a plan to chanrge more from users by the end of 2014.McCarthy didn’t give any detail about future payment plans of Xbox live.2426463-fitness
According to Microsoft, people who are using Xbox Fitness applications usually belong to age-group 20s to early 30s. McCarthy also made it clear that very soon you would be able to enjoy Fitness Application on other platform, he didn’t take name of any platform though. He said,”We realize people don’t just do stuff inside the home.W’re starting to articulate with our teams: How do we bring that experience together across our ecosystem of devices, which I think is an interesting opportunity for us as well.I don’t know what the specific form of it will take right now, but we’re definitely looking at phones, looking at tablets, looking at PCs and figuring out how we provide a consistent user experience across our devices.”
Successful and hot start of Xbox Fitness application will surely push Sony and Nintendo to offer similar kinds of application for their consoles users. Now we have to see when exactly we would be able to find same virtual fitness workouts on other platforms of Microsoft.


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