Microsoft will reveal ‘Woodstock’ Xbox music service at E3
According to Verge Microsoft will let us have a peek at its Zune replacement during E3 2012. The new music service which Microsoft have codenamed Woodstock, will continue Microsoft’s shift away from the Zune brand towards the well known Xbox one according to sources from verge it’s revealed that Woodstock will be a cross-platform play, available to Windows 8, Android, iOS, and Xbox users — playable from a browser.
This service won’t require any browser plugins and is said to integrate deeply with Facebook, allowing friends to build group playlists and share tracks, it is not expected to launch until later this year alongside Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 devices. There is no word on pricing yet, but existing Zune Pass subscribers should be able to keep their subscription or migrate to the new service later this year.
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