Official – Sky Player coming to Xbox 360

Sky and Xbox 360 are set to cosy up in a new deal that will bring Sky's online TV service Sky player, to Microsoft's console.The service is prepped to

The service is prepped to come to Xbox Live in the autumn, and will allow Xboxers to access a range of channels and programmes to to watch there and then, or on demand.

Full details of the channels you'll be able to feat your eyes on is yet to be announced, but it is thought that movies and sports will be included alongside the kids, documentary and music channels.

Now, you are going to have to be a Sky subscriber to take advantage of the service – existing subscribers will be able to hop on board straight away, while new customers will be able to join Sky through their Xbox via a number of different packages.

Xbox and Sky have promised a unique range of interactive services for the Sky Player offering, meaning you'll be able to get your hands on more info on demand, directly though your Xbox.

No exact dates have been released as yet, but we'll be sure to keep you updated with all the latest as and when we get it.