Xbox Music, the new streaming service announced by Microsoft back at E3 2012, might be released on October 26, right alongside the company’s new Windows 8 PC operating system, at least according to a new report.
wants to upgrade the Xbox 360’s entertainment
capabilities and revealed a variety of new features back at E3 2012 last summer.
Among them was Xbox Music, a new streaming service that will allow users to listen to a variety of songs in exchange for monthly or yearly subscriptions.
Now, according to a report from The Verge
, it seems that Xbox Music is scheduled to be formally rolled out later this month, on October 26, right when Microsoft is going to release its long-awaited Windows 8 operating system.
According to the website, besides the subscription-based service, a special ad-supported option is also going to be available, in order to rival Spotify.
Xbox Music will be available at first on platforms like the Xbox 360, Windows 8 and Windows Phone, and will make its way onto other devices at a later point in time.