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MLG app released for Xbox 360

Directly streams Major League Gaming broadcasts

A Major League Gaming app has been released for Xbox 360 today, March 24, bringing live-streamed content directly to the console.

Usable only by Xbox Live Gold subscribers, the new app lets users watch MLG.tv's gaming content including coverage of the latest MLG tournaments.

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MLG's weekly program 'eSports Report', will be available via the app, along with coverage of this month's Call of Duty Championship, which takes place March 28-30.

This content was previously only available via the MLG.tv website, where viewers consumed around 54 million hours of content in 2013, according to MLG CEO and co-founder Sundance DiGiovanni.

Xbox VP of marketing Yusuf Mehdi commented, "We continue to deliver content on Xbox that we know our audience craves and MLG's premium programming was something we saw a high demand for.

"We are excited to bring the best in competitive gaming directly to our community with the addition of the MLG app on Xbox 360."

There was no mention in the announcement of a release for the app on Xbox One, or any other platform.

Here's a list of upcoming MLG programming:

- Call of Duty Championship presented by Xbox - March 28-30 - The broadcast kicks off Friday, March 28 at 9am PT featuring the top 31 Call of Duty teams from around the globe playing Call of Duty: Ghosts competing for the title of World Champion and $1 million in prizes.

- MLG's eSports Report - airing Thursdays at 7pm EDT - showcasing the latest news in competitive gaming.

- MLG Call of Duty Ghosts Pro League - airing weeknights at 7pm EDT and weekends starting at noon EST - showcasing the top 10 MLG Pro Circuit Call of Duty teams going head to head in 180 matches.

- MLG Championship - June 20-22 - broadcast live from Anaheim, CA, and featuring thousands of the best gamers playing Call of Duty: Ghosts and more.

- MLG partner streams including international eSports leagues Gfinity and ACL Pro, top Call of Duty players Nadeshot and Scumpii, premier teams such as OpTic Gaming, EnVyUs, FaZe and Curse and You Tube sensations Syndicate and Seananners.

You can also keep track of the MLG programming schedule here.

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