Apple Music is finally coming to Xbox consoles

It looks like Microsoft just can’t stop confirming Xbox partnerships this week. On Tuesday, Xbox Cloud Gaming support for and was announced. Now, Microsoft has partnered with Apple to finally bring an Apple Music app to Xbox consoles.

As spotted by you can snag the app on an Xbox One or Xbox Series X/S console by searching for it on the consoles, or downloading it remotely . As with other music apps on Xbox, such as Spotify and Pandora, you can listen to Apple Music in the background while you play. In the Apple Music app, you can watch music videos, follow synced lyrics while you listen, and create playlists. You will also be able to access gaming-focused playlists.

Although Apple Music is available on PlayStation 5, Xbox users have had to wait nearly two years in the Xbox Series X/S lifecycle for the app. Apple TV, on the other hand, since the launch of the X/S series in 2020.

The timing of Apple Music coming to Xbox is really interesting. It comes just before Microsoft’s big Surface event. Maybe there will be a few more new Xboxes to come out of this showcase.

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