Rhapsody Launches on Xbox LIVE
SEATTLE, WA, Dec 04, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --
Playing on Xbox 360(R) has taken new meaning. Today, Rhapsody
announced that its premium on-demand music service is now available
on Xbox LIVE(R), bringing millions of songs, playlists and radio
stations into millions of living rooms.
"Many families will be gathering around their Xbox this holiday
season, and this year, Rhapsody can provide the soundtrack to those
memories," said Brian McGarvey, vice president, business development,
Rhapsody. "People talk about social music as something that happens
online, but there's no better place to share music than with family
and friends at home, especially this time of year."
Rhapsody designed the experience specifically for Xbox, with stunning
graphics and integration of voice commands and gestures with Kinect
for Xbox 360. Like Rhapsody's apps for Smart TVs, the Xbox 360 app
will make it easy to quickly find and play your favorite music, with
radio, new releases, popular albums and member playlists featured
prominently. Listeners have access to the entire Rhapsody catalog, as
well as featured editorial stations that are hand-crafted by
Rhapsody's expert staff.
Rhapsody on Xbox LIVE is available today, and is free for current
Rhapsody members and Xbox LIVE Gold subscribers. Screen shots and
other images are available on http://news.rhapsody.com.
The Rhapsody(R) digital music service (www.rhapsody.com) gives
subscribers unlimited on-demand access to more than 16 million songs,
whether they're listening on a PC, laptop, Internet connected home
stereo or TV, MP3 player or mobile phone. Rhapsody allows subscribers
to access their music through mobile phones from Verizon Wireless and
MetroPCS, through Rhapsody applications on the Apple iPhone, iPod
touch and iPad, RIM BlackBerry, Windows Phone 7 and Android mobile
platforms as well as through devices from Vizio, SanDisk, HP, Sonos
and Philips. Rhapsody is headquartered in Seattle, with offices in
Frankfurt, London, Luxemburg, New York and San Francisco. Rhapsody,
and the Rhapsody logo are registered trademarks of Rhapsody
International Inc. Follow @Rhapsody on Twitter and keep up with the
latest on the Rhapsody Facebook page.
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