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Free Xbox Music streaming to stop in December

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...

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Zune Marketplace to close its doors 'as early as' November 22

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,...

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Xbox Music available now on iOS, Android

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 get...

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Xbox Music plays tomorrow on 360, Windows 8 booked for launch

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...

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Report: Xbox Music launches this month with free ad-supported streaming

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....

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Select Zune services being pulled, Xbox 360 largely unaffected

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...

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Report: Xbox Music to allow subscription streaming, a la carte purchasing

The recently announced Xbox Music service will feature both a subscription-based model and the ability to purchase individual tracks, according to a Bloomberg report. The service will reportedly allow users to stream music for a monthly or yearly subscription, in addition to traditional purchases....

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Xbox Music coming with 30 million tracks

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...

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Microsoft states 'Xbox Music' launching in fall is 'inaccurate'

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...

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