Microsoft to launch Xbox music to compete with iTunes



Microsoft announced the launch of music service Xbox Music, designed to compete with the popular iTunes. The new project will work on game consoles Xbox tomorrow, and later it will be available on computers and tablets based on Windows 8 and Windows RT. To smartphones Xbox Music gets a little later.

“As an entertainment company, music is an important ingredient on its own and as a part of different user experiences” says Jerry Johnson, General Manager, Microsoft Xbox.

Therefore, the software giant is betting on streaming music when files are stored on remote servers, and users can listen to songs from their PC and mobile device in any location where there is access to the internet.


Platform Xbox Song will change the emblem Zune, which had now not prior to now been in a position to compete with iTunes, and Microsoft deserted its construction. The corporate will provide two the right way to get entry to song carrier. The primary does no longer embrace charges, however customers must view commercials. And that you would be able to pay $ 10 for top rate get entry to with out merchandising.

Xbox Track will get its personal song retailer, with a view to include greater than 30 million digital data. For comparability, the iTunes Retailer library comprises about 26 million tracks. Microsoft additionally guarantees as much as 70,000 song movies for customers consoles Xbox.

At first, the provider will work in 22 international locations, and the Xbox Song cellular functions is deliberate to be launched in 2013 i  for iOS and Android.

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