Microsoft's Groove music service launches on the web, and on Android

Earlier this month, Microsoft announced that its Xbox Music branding would be retired, with the music service being relaunched under the new 'Groove' brand. Since first rolling out on Windows 10 before its launch, the Groove app has since rolled out to the Xbox One, and it's now extending its reach further.

Microsoft has now launched Groove on the web, with a new site at music.microsoft.com; the old music.xbox.com URL now redirects to the new one.

Like its predecessor, the new site offers an overview of the service - including support for streaming your existing music collection from OneDrive - and also invites visitors to sign up for a free 30-day trial to the Groove Music Pass subscription, offering unlimited music streaming and downloads.

If you already have a Music Pass, or if your music collection is already stored on OneDrive, you can stream it via the Groove Web Player, which offers pretty much the same functionality as on the old Xbox Music site.

The new site also lists the other places that you can listen to Groove in addition to the web. The Android link on the site reveals that the relaunched Groove app is now available on the Google Play store, although iPhone users remain stuck with the older Xbox Music app for now.

Source: Microsoft Groove | Thanks to @fernando_hmg for the tip!

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