Xbox Music launching October 26 - report

Arriving alongside Windows 8 with ad-supported streaming

Microsoft will reportedly launch Xbox Music on October 26.


That's according to the Verge, which claims to have been informed by multiple sources that the service will offer free ad-supported streaming when it goes live on the Windows 8 release date.

Monthly and annual subscriptions, plus cloud features enabling users to store music and playlists available across multiple devices. are also expected to be available for a fee.

Xbox Music will be available on Xbox 360, Windows 8 and Windows Phone.