Microsoft may be pushing its own Xbox Music service, but it’s not shutting rival streaming firms out of its Xbox 360 console.
A busy week for music videos service Vevo, which has launched in Poland and revealed its third Vevo Presents gig for the UK.
Rhapsody launches its Xbox 360 app.
Microsoft says it has sold 40m licences for its Windows 8 operating system for PCs and tablets in its first month.
A karaoke game for Xbox 360 that will charge players by the hour rather than by the song. It’s the work of Microsoft and The Karaoke Channel.
Here’s an interesting tipping point in the consoles world: the average US household with an Xbox 360 spends 84 hours a month it, with just over half that time spent watching videos and listening to music rather than playing games.
Music videos service Vevo relaunched on Friday with more of an emphasis on social features. Or, as SVP of product development Michael Cerda describes the new site: “a personalised, social, long-play viewing experience”.
A new Microsoft music service? Hang on, it already has an old one: its Zune Music Pass, which runs across PCs, Xbox 360 consoles and Windows Phones.
Microsoft has launched an updated version of the software for its Xbox 360 console, beefing up its TV and film capabilities while providing new ways for people to search for entertainment content using their voices.
In November last year, Microsoft made its ZunePass music subscription service available on the Xbox 360 console. However, it seems the response from gamers has been less than enthusiastic once the free trial ends.
Microsoft’s motion-control based system for Xbox 360 has been a big hit with gamers, but now it’s also been used to create a music video.
Microsoft has confirmed that its Zune entertainment service is launching in the UK this Autumn, including the Zune Marketplace store and Zune Pass music subscription service. It’ll be made available […]