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    Microsoft to discontinue Groove Music subscription service

    Groove Music Pass streaming service shutters on 31st December 2017.
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    Re: Microsoft to discontinue Groove Music subscription service

    At least they gave people a migration path, that was surprising...and a refund too!

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    Re: Microsoft to discontinue Groove Music subscription service

    Does this mean there will be one less useless Microsoft app pre-installed on Windows 10?

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    Re: Microsoft to discontinue Groove Music subscription service

    Tbh, I didn’t know Microsoft had a music streaming service.


    So I won’t be missing it.
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    Re: Microsoft to discontinue Groove Music subscription service

    Quote Originally Posted by Wozza365 View Post
    Does this mean there will be one less useless Microsoft app pre-installed on Windows 10?
    a) as a music player Groove is as good as any other basic music player I've used on any platform, so I'd hardly call it useless,

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    b) you could always try reading the article. It's right there in the first paragraph:

    users will still be able to use Microsoft's app to playback and manage owned music across devices.

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    Re: Microsoft to discontinue Groove Music subscription service

    Quote Originally Posted by scaryjim View Post
    a) as a music player Groove is as good as any other basic music player I've used on any platform, so I'd hardly call it useless,

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    b) you could always try reading the article. It's right there in the first paragraph:
    It's no Winamp though.

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    Re: Microsoft to discontinue Groove Music subscription service

    Quote Originally Posted by spacein_vader View Post
    It's no Winamp though.
    Winamp 2.95

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    Re: Microsoft to discontinue Groove Music subscription service

    This is a pain in the arse.

    I've been using Zune Pass for about 7 years, it was better than spotify, considerably cheaper than spotify.

    New Microsoft appear to be hell bent on becoming this century's IBM.
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    Re: Microsoft to discontinue Groove Music subscription service

    edit: too late woops
    Last edited by Ozaron; 04-10-2017 at 10:44 AM.

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    Re: Microsoft to discontinue Groove Music subscription service

    Typical, a month after I got loads of 3-month codes taking me to 2020. Pro rata refund of £0 is still £0

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    Re: Microsoft to discontinue Groove Music subscription service

    Microsoft has lost its Groove!
    https://t6.rbxcdn.com/8d3e07528aae38af2cb81bdfa2a712e3

    I might not be serious.

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    Re: Microsoft to discontinue Groove Music subscription service

    So how many more years before Microsoft makes yet another foray into the music business and fold like a deck of cards a few years later?
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