According to a report on Business Insider, Microsoft boss Steve Ballmer revealed plans yesterday for a new service called Xbox Music. Business Insider has since issues a correction for their original story. I've pasted it in its entirely below.
With the Zune brand on death's doorstep, this is shaping up to be a replacement for the current music delivery platform on the console, promising over 11 million songs that will be searchable by users simply by speaking to their Kinect cameras.
Sounds like it'll be part of the new Xbox 360 dashboard that's also due in the Fall.
Correction: An earlier version of this story mistakenly said that Microsoft is launching a new music service called Xbox Music this fall. This is wrong. Users (in some geographies) can already access 11 million songs on the Zune Marketplace via Xbox Live, and this service is not changing. What's coming this fall is voice commands through Kinect, and the way to get that music is to say "Xbox. Music." So that's the command, not a new name service.
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