SLACKER LAUNCHES THE MOST COMPLETE MUSIC SERVICE FOR XBOX 360
New App Offers Millions of Songs and Hundreds of Expert-Programmed Stations for Free, Including a New Videogame Music Station, curated by Destructoid
SAN DIEGO, February 26, 2013 Slacker, the world’s most complete music service, is now available on the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, allowing Xbox LIVE subscribers* in the U.S. and Canada to listen to millions of songs and hundreds of expert-programmed stations for free, including a new videogame music station curated by popular gaming culture blog, Destructoid. The app is now available through the Xbox LIVE Marketplace.
Slacker for Xbox LIVE® gives users access to one of the world’s largest music libraries and hundreds of expert – programmed stations covering every mood, genre or activity right on their TV and voice – controlled using the power of Kinect for Xbox 360 . T he all – new Slacker music g uide make s music discovery fun and easy with the latest music news, artist interviews and recommendations f rom Slacker’s team of music curators. Listeners can also customize the experience with news and sports from ABC and ESPN or use new fine-tuning controls to personalize Slacker’s music stations, with newer, older or m ore popular songs.
“ Slacker brings the world’s most complete music service to Xbox LIVE Gold subscribers in the U.S. and Canada for free *, ” said Craig Rechenmacher, Slacker’s Chief Marketing Officer.“ Whether you’re into country, hip hop or want to listen to the soundtrack from your favorite game, Slacker’s team of music experts make it easy to find and discover the world’s best music from the comfort of your living room.”
“Slacker brings the world’s most complete music service to Xbox LIVE Gold subscribers in the U.S. and Canada for free *, ” said Craig Rechenmacher, Slacker’s Chief Marketing Officer.“ Whether you’re into country, hip hop or want to listen to the soundtrack from your favorite game, Slacker’s team of music experts make it easy to find and discover the world’s best music from the comfort of your living room.”
Slacker has also launched a new station celebrating the world of videogame music, hosted and curated by Destructoid.com editor Dale North. The station features hand-picked selections from the soundtracks of epic franchises including Halo, Gears of War, and Final Fantasy.
Slacker is also available for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8, Bing Toolbar, iOS, Android, BlackBerry and online at Slacker.com
*Additional subscriptions/fees may be required or sold separately. For additional details and availability, see www.xbox.com/live.
About Slacker, Inc.
Slacker offers the world’s most complete range of radio services. Whether it’s the award-winning free Slacker Basic Radio, or the fully-loaded subscription services Slacker Radio Plus and Slacker Premium Radio, listeners enjoy a unique, custom listening experience. Slacker enables music lovers to play highly personalized music online at the Slacker web site, in Ford vehicles with SYNC AppLink, on connected home devices or on-the-go with Slacker Personal Radio applications. Slacker mobile applications are available for Windows Phone 7, Windows Mobile, Palm webOS, Nokia, Android, iPhone, and BlackBerry smartphones. For more information visit: www.Slacker.com/about.
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