Celebrity Cruises announces Xbox tie-up

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Microsoft’s Xbox 360 games are to feature across the Celebrity Cruises’ fleet by the end of the year.

Xbox-themed spaces will be created to offer interactive games experiences passengers.for children.

The newly refurbished Celebrity Constellation is the first of ten ships to have Xbox introduced on board after completing a scheduled dry dock this week (May 5).

The remaining ships will offer Xbox 360 and Kinect for Xbox 360 this summer and will carry full Xbox 360 games by the end of 2013.

Operations senior vice president Greg Purdy said: “Joining existing offerings like the Celebrity iLounge, an up-to-date approach to the standard internet lounge and the first Authorised Apple Specialist at sea, the Celebrity Xbox experience expands our technology offering with even more engaging ways for the whole family to enjoy a modern luxury holiday.

“As a premium holiday brand, Celebrity Cruises is dedicated to providing guests with what they want during their sailing, whether relaxation, entertainment or staying connected – it’s readily