Article written by Peter Chapman.
Published on 04/06/2012 at 06:11 PM.
We all expected this. Microsoft has just announced a revamp of their music service on Xbox 360. It’s called Xbox Music, imaginatively, and it will completely replace Zune across platforms.
It will work on Windows 8 tablets and smartphones too. Although there was no explicit mention of iOS or Android, it would be madness to restrict this to their own limited Windows Phone market, surely?
Basically, although few details were provided, it looks like a kind of Spotify clone with Zune features too. It all looks very much like the new 360 Dashboard and the Windows 8 Metro interface, as you would expect.
Let’s see if it takes off more successfully than Zune did.