Kickstarter's Smash Hit Video Game Console Ouya Will Get A Media Player To Help It Battle The Xbox

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Kickstarter success Ouya is working with the XBMC team to make sure the media centre experience is nice and seamless, we learn via the XBMC blog.If you’re unfamiliar, XBMC is a popular media centre app that supports a number of audio and video formats, and countless users wanted to make sure that it would work well on Ouya.

As XBMC put it, “Maybe it was because of the hundreds, if not thousands, of demands on Twitter, in blogs, on Facebook, in Reddit, and in Kickstarter comments. Maybe it’s because many of Team Ouya support XBMC, and nearly a third of Team XBMC members are Ouya backers.”

With XBMC, Ouya will not only be a video game console, but a fully-functional media player, just like the Xbox.

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