If you have an Xbox 360 and a Windows Phone, you will have an app that brings the two products a lot closer together in the future. The Xbox Companion App will be available for free for Windows Phone. It will let Windows Phone users control content on an Xbox 360.

Control Your Xbox with your Windows Phone Using the Xbox Companion App

Here’s what the Xbox Companion App will be able to do for Windows Phone users.

- Find games, movies, music and TV shows in the Xbox LIVE Marketplace catalog

- Access information about content found in the Xbox LIVE Marketplace catalog

- The app’s controller mode can navigate and control video playback on the Xbox 360

A firm release date has not been identified yet. However, Microsoft’s Ben Rudolph says it will be coming soon.