NBA Game Time drives the lane on Xbox 360 today

NBA Game Time brings live bball to Xbox 360
The NBA's official app 'Game Time' comes to Xbox Live today, just in time for the 2012-2013 season tip-off on October 30. NBA League Pass Broadband subscribers with an Xbox Live Gold account will be able to livestream any regular season game.

Game Time will have a lot of the same functionality found in other Xbox 360 streaming apps like ESPN, UFC and MLB.TV. You'll be able to watch live games, highlights and replays in HD, set a specific favorite team to follow and monitor team schedules and stats all through the app. Game Time also features the ability to watch up to two games at once, or watch a live game and catch up on highlights in a split-screen view. In keeping with Microsoft's mandate on all new Xbox 360 apps, Game Time features Kinect-enabled voice and gesture controls.
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Today, NBA Game Time launched on Xbox LIVE*, giving Gold subscribers access to their favorite NBA action right from their Xbox and just in time for the 2013 season tip off on October 30th. Dig deep with daily highlights from around the league and up-to-the-minute stats for your favorite players and teams. When you subscribe to NBA.com League Pass Broadband, catch every live regular season game in stunning HD, and your couch becomes the floor seats you always wanted.*



NBA Game Time on Xbox LIVE offers the following features:



Live Games, Highlights, and Replays in HD – You'll have access to every live regular season game, in stunning HD. All the games are available in replay, so you can watch on your schedule. And, if you're short on time altogether, watch the condensed game recap, or just take in the quick highlights.


My Teams – Obsess over your favorite team and get up-to-the-minute stats on your favorite players. With NBA Game Time on Xbox 360, getting to the details is quick and easy. And to make sure you are in the know, add 4 other teams to follow.


Stats & Standings – Want to know what's going on around the league? With Stats & Standings, find out which team is leading a conference or which players top the leaderboards in scoring, rebounding, and more.


Scores & Schedules – NBA Game Time on Xbox 360 gives you quick access to the scores you want and the schedules you need – right on your big screen. Spoiler Alert! Feel free to turn those scores off too – so you can catch up on your game a little late, without the spoilers.


Mini Guide – The mini-guide gives you a quick preview of all of today's games right at the bottom of your screen, and makes it easier than ever to switch between games.


Split Screen – Watch two games at once, or watch a live game on one screen while you catch up with highlights or a replay on the other.


Voice and Gesture Control with Kinect for Xbox 360 – Focus on the court instead of looking for the remote. Navigate through the games, skip to the next quarter, or play, pause, and rewind that buzzer beater, all with the sound of your voice or the wave of your hand.


The addition of NBA Game Time to the existing lineup of sports partners, including ESPN, UFC and MLB, Xbox is taking live sports on TV to a whole new level with personalization features, deeper interactivity, and social connectivity found only on Xbox 360. For more information, visit www.xbox.com. We look forward to sharing additional entertainment experience on Xbox in the future.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.