You can now enjoy Apple Music on Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S and Xbox One. Meanwhile, Apple Music for Windows will arrive in the Microsoft Store next year.
- What’s happening? Apple has launched a version of its Apple Music app for Microsoft’s Xbox One and Series X/S consoles on the Microsoft Store.
- Why care? Apple Music has been available on Sony’s Playstation 5 since October 2021, and now it’s finally arrived on Microsoft’s gaming console.
- What to do? Search “Apple Music” on the Microsoft Store to download the app.
You can now stream Apple Music on your Xbox console
With the official native app available on the Xbox One and Series X/S [Microsoft Store link], gamers invested in the Microsoft ecosystem can now stream Apple Music. Apple listed these key features of Apple Music for Xbox:
- Stream millions of songs while you game, all ad-free.
- Enjoy music videos on your big screen and check out curated music video playlists.
- Follow along to your favorite songs with time-synced lyrics.
- Create your own playlists or get personalized mixes and top picks based on the music you love in Listen Now.
- Explore all-new stations, featuring dozens of exclusive shows created by the most iconic names in music.
- Available live or on demand.
- Search for music by lyrics right in the app.
- Enjoy our Music editors’ picks with curated playlists for gaming and more.
- Availability and features may vary by country or region. An active Apple Music subscription is required.
- Subscription renews automatically after trial.
The app launched on the Microsoft Store on Wednesday, October 12, 2022. A native app for Windwos will launch on the Microsoft Store sometime in 2023.
How to download Apple Music for Xbox
You can download the software to your Xbox Series X/S or Xbox One by opening the Apple Music page on Microsoft Store on your Windows PC, then clicking the Get button. The app will be downloaded to your designated Xbox console. Apple Music for Xbox includes a one-month free trial and supports in-app purchases.
You’ll be charged $10/month after the trial unless you cancel the subscription before your trial expires. An active Apple Music subscription is required to use this app. Read: How to transfer liked Spotify songs and playlists to Apple Music
When will Apple Music for Windows arrive?
Currently, Apple’s music-streaming service is available across Apple’s iOS, iPadOS, macOS, tvOS and watchOS platforms, in addition to CarPlay and the HomePod.
On non-Apple devices, Apple Music is currently available across smart TVs from LG and Samsung, PlayStation 5, Roku, Android, PC (via iTunes), Amazon Echo, Sonos and Google Nest. When a native Apple Music app for Windows launches in 2022, PC users will no longer need to use the outdated iTunes app to use the service.