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Apple Music Receives New App For PlayStation 5 This Week

Posted on October 28, 2021 by Nick Moreno

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Although Apple is most noted for its efforts in the sphere of mobile devices and conventional tech accessories, the firm continues to work alongside industry platform holders lick Sony & Microsoft to deliver its own services to users on console. In that, November with the introduction of PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series consoles introduced an Apple TV application then.

However, 2021 proceeded to illustrate a closer relationship with Sony Interactive Entertainment via a new promotion. In that, Apple TV will be offering a free six month trial of the service for all users on PlayStation 5. And although there is the PlayStation 4 which homes more than 100 million owners, there is no event going on for that platform.

This week, it appears more unique features for PlayStation 5 owners is to be extended. In a new statement on Wednesday, Apple Music is now arriving to PlayStation 5.

For those of you who love listening to music in addition to playing games, we are pleased to announce that Apple Music is launching on PS5 – the first gaming console to introduce an integrated Apple Music experience, bringing their expansive music catalog to PS5 players globally.

PS5 users with an Apple Music subscription can enjoy more than 90 million songs from Apple Music, tens of thousands of curated playlists, music videos in 4K, Apple Music Radio streaming today’s hits, classics, and country live, and personalized playlists based on your music preferences. PS5 offers seamless integration with the Apple Music streaming service with background music and music video playback, so players can listen before, during, or after their gameplay session.

Erin Metzger, Sony Interactive Entertainment Director of Product Management

“Apple Music subscribers can also find and watch music videos from a wide selection of artists in the Apple Music app. Start by playing the video in full screen; if you decide you want to go back to your gameplay or navigate elsewhere on the PS5’s home screen, the audio from the music video will continue to play. If you want to go back to the music video, it’ll also pick up seamlessly from wherever you are in the song, with no interruption to the music. We hope you enjoy Apple Music on PS5.”

This is not the first instance a music streaming platform prioritized PlayStation if you can recall. Spotify was an enjoyed service on PlayStation 4 for years before support was announced for Xbox One later on in 2017. You can read the full report by heading here.

Are you planning to install Apple Music on PlayStation 5?

Source: PlayStation Blog

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