Xbox gets into show business

Attendees leave the Microsoft Xbox press conference at the Electronic Entertainment Expo at the Galen Center on June 4, 2012 in Los Angeles, Calif.

The premium service for the new Xbox One gaming console will offer new episodes of Blake's 7, a BBC science fiction show from the 1970s, according to the Financial Times. But what's the point of revamping a cult show for exclusive play on Xbox Live?

Michael Pachter, analyst at Wedbush Securities, joins Marketplace Tech host Ben Johnson to discuss. Click on the audio player above to hear more. 

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Ben Johnson is the host of Marketplace Tech.


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