Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Microsoft Retires Groove Music Service, Partners With Spotify

Jeez...that didn't take long.

Microsoft rebranded Xbox Music to Groove Music two years ago, in a bid to make its music streaming service more relevant to consumers. Despite the name change, Groove always felt like a vestige of the Zune era at Microsoft and something that consumers were unaware of. Microsoft is now giving up on Groove Music today, and partnering with Spotify instead.