So we’ve known for a while that Microsoft was moving away from the Zune branding. They’ve stopped selling all Zune products, and they’ve moved everything toward their content behemoth, Xbox. The new service, dubbed Xbox Music, will launch on Oct. 16, to the millions of Xbox 360 owners, and on Oct. 26 on Windows 8.
Microsoft is bringing together everything you love about a good music service into this product, free music streaming, subscription radio, and music purchasing options. Below is a video describing Xbox Music in detail.