The Kodi Covenant add-on replaces the wildly popular Exodus add-on, as Exodus maintenance and updates have ceased. The development team behind Exodus developed the newer Covenant add-on until the events of this past week. You can rest assured of the same quality entertainment for now, thanks to the XvBMC REPOsitory. Follow along to learn how to install the Covenant Kodi TV addon from them.
Important Update November 18, 2017: We’ve updated this article with a new repository location for the Covenant Kodi add-on. This Kodi TV addon was taken offline along with its home repository, Colossus. This happened as a result of the anti-piracy coalition crackdown of top Kodi add-ons and repositories this past week. Thankfully, Covenant has been put into a new repo, XvBMC, until further development resumes. Whether a new developer will take up the flag, or the originals will pick it back up remains unknown at this time. You may still install it for the time being as a result of this placement within the XvBMC repository. Read on and enjoy!
Exodus Becomes the Covenant Kodi Add-on
Follow this step by step tutorial guide to install Covenant. This Kodi Firestick add-on also works on FireTV, PC, Raspberry Pi, or any other Kodi installation. The Covenant add-on works as an aggregate playlist Kodi plugin, which makes a ton of quality content available for your enjoyment. You’ll quickly realize why Exodus had such a huge, devout following while checking out this update, redubbed Covenant! Most of Covenant’s content is not properly licensed for streaming, which gives it a volatile existence of ups and downs. This also makes using this TV addon risky without the protection of a reliably secure VPN.
Keep Risk to a Minimum
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Covenant Add-on Install Info for Advanced Kodi Users
If Kodi add-on installation onto your Firestick isn’t new to you, then you may only need the repo URL. You’ll find the XBMC / Kodi Covenant addon in the XvBMC Repository, which is considered a temporary resting place until a new developer picks the project up. The Covenant add-on had previously made its home in the late Colossus repository, which disappeared during the mid-November anti-piracy crackdown of 2017. Take care and keep playing it safe.
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Allow Unknown Sources
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Set-up and Install the XvBMC Repository
With the take-down of both the Ares and Colossus repositories, Covenant lost its home. Some kind-hearted bloke decided to give this homeless TV addon a temporary place to stay, so people can still install and enjoy it. I’m certain a developer, probably several, will take the Covenant base code and further develop it in the near future. Unless they get too big for their britches and let their mugs hit the front page, they should remain safe from the MPAA and company.
If you’ve not already, get the XvBMC REPOsitory set up and installed right here at our XvBMC Install Guide. We’ll be right here when you get back. If you already have the XvBMC repo installed, great! Then, let’s get to it…
Install Covenant from XvBMC Repository
Once we have the XvBMC REPOsitory set up, then we install the main course. Finally, we have Covenant within reach!
- From the Kodi home screen, go into the Add-ons menu item
- Then, enter the Add-on browser, which looks like an open box
- Elect to Install from repository
- Now, choose to install from the XvBMC REPOsitory
- Go into the Video add-ons directory
- Then, choose Covenant
- Finally, elect to Install Covenant
- A dialog tells you Covenant has been installed!
Keep the Faith and Remain Safe
While it gives access to a massive amount of great content, that doesn’t mean this add-on has no problems. Utilizing a safety net will allow you to enjoy this beauty without the otherwise inevitable cease and desist notice from your ISP. The wildly popular Exodus Kodi video add-on dropped from circulation following threats of litigation because of its home and popularity. As a result of its daily gains in popularity, Covenant dropped as well. Thanks to XvBMC, you may enjoy this wonderful TV addon once more. Enjoy it for now without worry–with a VPN!
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