It looks as though Microsoft will be going on the application offensive in the coming weeks as not only did they announce changes to the ESPN app to support its SmartGlass technology, but today they announced they’ll be adding a plethora of applications including Flixster, MTV, Vimeo and The CW Network.

Many of the new applications will be rolled out in the coming weeks, but some, including Cnet, Karaoke and Microsoft’s SkyDrive can be downloaded on your Xbox 360 immediately. Although, Xbox Live’s Major Nelson warns gamers looking for their anticipated application to be patient:

“You should be able to download these apps from the Xbox LIVE marketplace starting today. Give it some time though, we’re rolling out a lot of apps at once and it may take a day or two for all the apps to arrive.”

Between today and Spring 2013, Microsoft plans to roll out applications for the following programs:

  • All3M (United Kingdom, United States)
  • Ameba TV (Canada, United States)
  • ARTE (Germany, France)
  • Azteca (Mexico)
  • Canalplay Infinity (France)
  • CBC’s Hockey Night (Canada)
  • CrunchyRoll (Majority of LIVE Regions)
  • Deezer (Majority of LIVE Regions)
  • Eredivisie Live (Netherlands)
  • Fightbox (Austria, Germany, Spain, France, Ireland, Italy, Sweden, United Kingdom)
  • Flixster (United States)
  • GameTrailers (Australia, Canada, Germany, Spain, France, Italy, Japan, Mexico, United Kingdom, United States)
  • Globosat Muu (Brazil)
  • Gulli Replay (France)
  • HBO Nordics (Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden)
  • IndieFlix (Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom, United States)
  • Livesport.tv (Austria, Belgium, Germany, Denmark, Spain, Finland, France, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, New Zealand, Sweden, United Kingdom)
  • Machinima (Majority of LIVE Regions)
  • Maxim (United States)
  • MTV (United States)
  • MyTF1 (France)
  • MyTF1VOD (France)
  • Napster (Germany, United Kingdom)
  • Pathe Thuis (Netherlands)
  • PBS (United States)
  • PopcornFlix (United States)
  • Rai TV (Italy)
  • Sainsbury (United Kingdom)
  • Saraiva (Brazil)
  • SBS (Netherlands)
  • SF Anytime (Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden)
  • Slacker Radio (Canada, United States)
  • SPORT1 (Austria, Germany)
  • The CW Network (United States)
  • Televisa (Mexico)
  • TV3 (Spain)
  • Viaplay (Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden)
  • Vidéo à la Demande d’Orange (France)
  • Vimeo (United States)
  • VIVO Play (Brazil)
  • Watchever (Austria, Germany)
  • Zattoo (Germany)
  • Ziggo (Netherlands)

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