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The free music streaming feature for Xbox Music will be discontinued on December 1, Microsoft revealed on an Xbox Support page for the service. The company said it is "focusing Xbox Music to deliver the ultimate music purchase and subscription service experience for our customers" with Xbox Music P...

October 23rd 2014 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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According to an email from Microsoft, the Zune Marketplace, precursor to Xbox Music, will no longer support rental, purchase or browsing of content "as early as" November 22, the same day as the Xbox One launch. Those looking to replace or transfer their content can look instead to Xbox Video, whic...

November 16th 2013 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Xbox Music, Microsoft's tune-streaming replacement for Zune, is now available on iOS and Android. The free app allows users to listen to the service's available jams online, with offline playlist syncing arriving on mobile devices "in the coming months." Windows, iOS and Android users will also ge...

September 9th 2013 at 2:04pm 0 Comments
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Xbox Music, Microsoft's Spotify-like replacement for Zune, debuts on Xbox 360 tomorrow. Engadget reports the service is available via an Xbox Music Pass (formerly Zune Pass) subscription, $9.99 per month/$99 per year for Xbox Live Gold users.Microsoft also confirmed Xbox Music is coming to Windows...

October 15th 2012 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Microsoft's Xbox Music service will reportedly launch alongside Windows 8 on October 26, according to anonymous sources speaking with Polygon.The service will supposedly provide both subscription-based and free ad-supported streaming music plans for Xbox 360, Windows 8 and Windows Phone users. Micr...

October 6th 2012 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Microsoft is preparing its transition from Zune to Xbox Music, announcing today that select Zune functionality would go the way of the Dodo starting tomorrow, August 31. Xbox 360 users will find their experience pretty much the same for now – you can still stream unlimited music videos with y...

August 30th 2012 at 3:20pm 0 Comments
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Microsoft has announced a new music service, branded Xbox Music. Calling it the music service Microsoft "always wanted" to develop, the new service will feature 30 million music tracks that'll be accessible on the Xbox 360, Windows 8 PCs, tablets and phones.Previously, Microsoft's musical efforts w...

June 4th 2012 at 1:06pm 0 Comments
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Update: Statement from Microsoft: "Reports that Microsoft is launching a new music service on Xbox this fall are inaccurate. A recent demonstration of upcoming Xbox features showcased what we will deliver later this fall on Xbox, including voice search with Bing on Xbox to locate and access enter...

July 12th 2011 at 10:25am 0 Comments