The Verge, Google Play lead product manager Paul Joyce has implied that it is likely that Play Music and YouTube will have a shared future, which makes sense given how big YouTube already is as a music platform. Joyce also made it sound like Play Music could be going cross-platform in the future, but for now it is still considered a "version 1.0 of what's possible."In an interview with
Of course, the hint at the app going cross-platform could simply be a matter of Google's usual strategy of getting its products into the hands of as many users as possible. Joyce said:
So, we shouldn't rule anything out, but it doesn't sound like we should expect anymore major announcements about Google Play Music all that soon.
source: The Verge