Microsoft Kills Groove Music Service And Punts Users To Spotify

Today, Microsoft announced that it is killing Groove Music, which was once Xbox Music. The company has said that it will stop selling Groove Music passes soon. Any customers subscribed to the service will be refunded pro-rata once Groove Music Pass is discontinued on December 31st. After December 31st, Microsoft’s Groove Music app will cease to function.

So that you don’t defect to another service and cost Microsoft some money can still use your playlists, Microsoft is partnering with Spotify to allow the transfer of their playlists from Groove. The update that will allow users to do this will be available on Windows 10 next week.

So, are you affected by the imminent death of Groove? If you are, please leave a comment and share your thoughts.

 

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