Google Play Music/YouTube Red family plans are official, but not available yet

Google Play Music/YouTube Red family plans are official, but not available yet
When Google first announced the new Nexus devices, it also said it would be matching various other streaming music services by offering a family plan to monthly subscribers of Google Play Music. It was unclear when those family plans would be made available, but the official announcement just came out and the plans appear to be on the way in the next few days.

According to Google, the option to sign up for a family plan will be made available "in the coming days" for users in the US, Canada, the UK, Australia, France and Germany. There are plans to add more countries later, and the service will be available to users on Android, iOS and the web as well. The family plans will include Google Play Music streaming for up to six people for $14.99 per month. 

And, of course, Google Play Music isn't all that comes with the subscription, because YouTube Red will also be bundled. That means in addition to access to the more than 35 million songs in the Play Music library, anyone in your family plan will get ad-free access to YouTube, options for background and offline playback of YouTube videos, and the exclusive content on the way through YouTube, which may eventually include original programming

Given that the individual subscription to Google Play Music is $9.99, this seems like a pretty easy choice for anyone who isn't a loner. 

source: Android Blog


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