Microsoft to launch Xbox Music on Oct 26

Microsoft has plans to launch the Xbox Music service on October 26, as per media reports, around the same time when the company's much awaited latest OS, Windows 8 will also come.

Updated: Oct 04, 2012, 13:03 PM IST

Zeebiz Bureau

New Delhi: Microsoft has plans to launch the Xbox Music service on October 26, as per media reports, around the same time when the company's much awaited latest OS, Windows 8 will also come.

Microsoft has already announced Windows Phone devices with Nokia, HTC and Samsung, as well as other partners.

Xbox Music is expected to offer ad-supported free music streaming on any device that uses a Microsoft-built OS including Windows 8 PCs and tablets, Windows Phone and of course, the Xbox 360.

Microsoft will also allow users to subscribe to Zune Music Pass by paying a monthly fee. The subscription will allow listening to music without the ads.

With Agency Inputs