Xbox Music Pass pricing for US and UK markets leak

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: and TheVerge via WMPoweruser (1 and 2)



1. fsnas

Posts: 122; Member since: Jun 18, 2012


2. jaoowolabi

Posts: 201; Member since: Jun 07, 2012

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

3. zhypher_23

Posts: 195; Member since: Jun 04, 2012

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

4. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

good, it's competitive with Spotify. o:

5. Uzzelien

Posts: 131; Member since: Feb 22, 2011

Not a bad price for unlimited downloads and streaming.

6. Tekkasonic

Posts: 11; Member since: Jul 31, 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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