Sony Computer Entertainment Japan has just announced their latest service ?Music Unlimited powered by Qriocity?. This new cloud-based music-streaming service provides users with unlimited access to millions of songs from the top record labels providing all listeners with an experience in which they can enjoy.
Through ?Music Unlimited powered by Qriocity,? users can play music any time on a wide variety of Internet-connected Sony devices including Sony?s 2010 models of network-enabled BRAVIA® TV, Blu-ray Disc? player, Blu-ray Disc Home Theater system, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system as well as VAIO and other personal computers. It will also become available on a wide range of Sony?s portable devices, as well as on Android-based mobile devices and other portable devices.
?Music Unlimited powered by Qriocity?, will be available in the U.K. and Ireland with service availability in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, New Zealand and U.S. to be announced in due course during 2011.
With Basic (£3.99 in the U.K. and 3.99 Euros in Ireland) and Premium (£9.99 in the U.K. and 9.99 Euros in Ireland) monthly subscription plans, ?Music Unlimited powered by Qriocity? offers breadth of content and easy music discovery, features cited as most important by music enthusiasts.
Unlike many other popular music services, the basic plan permits unlimited forward skipping of the songs to ensure users discover music they want to hear. With access to an expanding catalogue of about six million songs, the basic plan works as an infinite ad-free radio station and subscribers can listen to dozens of personalized channels ? categorized by genre, era as well as mood through SensMe? *1 ? without the requirement to download or manage their music files.
Additionally, the premium subscription plan offers a one time 30 day Premium free trial enabling users to listen in full to every song on demand, create personal playlists of favorites, and gain access to premium Top 100 channels which are regularly updated with the latest hits.
So what do you guys think? Is this something you feel can provide PS3 owners along with Sony Bravia and Vaio users a revolutionary music listening experience? Let us know in the comments section.