Xbox Music to launch on October 26th with free ad-supported streaming
By Tom Warren, theverge.com
Spotify-like service on the way
Microsoft is preparing to launch its Xbox Music service on October 26th. Multiple sources familiar with Microsoft’s plans have confirmed the new service will launch at the same time as Windows 8. We’re to…
Xbox to add Xbox Music to it’s offerings about the same time they release Windows 8 to the world. Interesting. They already offer Last.FM integration with the Xbox 360 dashboard, and this service aims to replace the former Zune product, but with a free streaming component that would compete directly with Last.FM.
Personally, since I got my Roku, I only power up my Xbox for games, and I doubt this will make me change that habit.