Microsoft is announcing today that 40 new Xbox apps will be made available shortly. SkyDrive is part of the list of 40 and will bring photos and videos to an Xbox 360 console thanks to Microsoft’s cloud-based service. The company has focused on shared photos and videos with the app, with a party slide show feature that will run through the various photos from a SkyDrive account.
Other apps include the launch of Napster in Germany and the UK and Deezer in the majority of Xbox Live regions. Not all apps will be made available immediately and Microsoft says they will start to roll out between now and Spring 2013.