Microsoft to roll out 40 entertainment apps for Xbox Live

Microsoft is rolling out a veritable boatload of entertainment apps in the coming weeks and months, across all regions. The company is launching more than 40 apps between now and spring of 2013, and some of them are coming this week.

According to the Major Nelson blog, CNET, Karaoke, Maxim, and Skydrive will start rolling out today and throughout this week in the United States. In the long term, most of the 40 apps are set for other countries. Planned apps for the US include All3M, Ameba TV, Flixster, GameTrailers, IndieFlix, MTV, PBS, PopcornFlix, Slacker Radio, and the CW Network. CrunchyRoll, Deezer, and Machinima were listed for a "majority" of Xbox Live regions as well.