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Xbox Music Pass pricing for US and UK markets leak

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Xbox Music Pass pricing for US and UK markets leak
Expected to be part of the formal Windows 8 announcement in October, the new Xbox Music Service appears to have similar pricing as when the service was known as “Zune Pass.”

The service allows users to download or stream as much music as they like for a monthly fee or annual payment.  The pricing in Britain has two options, either monthly or yearly.  The monthly subscription will cost £8.99 and the twelve month subscription will run £89.90. 

In the US, there are a couple trial period options listed, along with monthly or annual subscription options.  The monthly Music Pass will cost $9.99, and the yearly option, $99.90.

We expect that there may be some additional features announced during the Windows 8 introduction in October.  There is also some talk that a unified music and video option may be made available as well.

sources: LiveSino.net and TheVerge via WMPoweruser (1 and 2)

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posted on 27 Sep 2012, 06:02

1. fsnas (Posts: 104; Member since: 18 Jun 2012)


posted on 27 Sep 2012, 06:49

2. jaoowolabi (Posts: 201; Member since: 07 Jun 2012)

im absolutely fine with paying for xbl but this is a little pricey

posted on 27 Sep 2012, 08:18

3. zhypher_23 (Posts: 195; Member since: 04 Jun 2012)

This is better than buying songs individually, not bad Microsoft :)

posted on 27 Sep 2012, 11:45

4. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5713; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)

good, it's competitive with Spotify. o:

posted on 27 Sep 2012, 13:04 1

5. Uzzelien (Posts: 131; Member since: 22 Feb 2011)

Not a bad price for unlimited downloads and streaming.

posted on 27 Sep 2012, 21:55

6. Tekkasonic (Posts: 11; Member since: 31 Jul 2012)

So lets see.. Microsoft again finally catching up to Sony's Music Unlimited... I pay the 10 bucks to hear whatever i want on my ps3, android phone *with offline playlists i might add* and my pc.

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