Microsoft's began rolling out its Xbox brand to apps back in 2012 with the launch of Xbox Video and Xbox Music.

Now, according to a job posting, it's looking to roll out an Xbox Reading app for Windows 8 (and possibly other platforms) as well.

The job advert describes a position in the Music, Video and Reading team (MVR) for someone to build "a groundbreaking interactive reading app on Windows, which incorporates books, magazines, and comics."

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Microsoft already has a reading application available for Windows 8 but it seems that this Xbox-branded app could be a much bigger deal.

However it's unclear what platforms the reader app will be available on - it might not even appear on the Xbox One itself.

Microsoft invested a sizeable $300 million in Barnes and Noble's Nook back in 2012, so there's a chance that this could this be the first fruit of that relationship.

Via Gizmodo