Sony releases short FAQ on closure of Music Unlimited service

by XB on 26th March 2015

in Applications


PSM-TileSony will be closing down the Music Unlimited subscription service from 29 March 2015. The service will be replaced with PlayStation Music, powered by Spotify. The PlayStation Music website is now live, with a placeholder promising further details shorty:

Spotify will soon be available on PlayStation Music, with a special offer for Music Unlimited customers who sign up at launch.

Sony has also released a very short FAQ confirming that Music Unlimited subscribers will not be able to use the service from 29 March. Details are also given on how your playlists can be exported to a CSV file. You can find the full FAQ below – as soon as we hear official details/pricing on the new PlayStation Music service we will let you know.

What is happening to Music Unlimited after March 29th?

From March 29, you will no longer be able to use Music Unlimited. However, we will soon be launching an exciting new music experience.

I’m a Music Unlimited customer; what does this mean for me?

If you have an active Music Unlimited subscription at the end of February 2015, you will be able to continue listening until the end of March, and you will not be charged during the month of March. Music Unlimited subscriptions will automatically expire on March 29 and will not renew again.

Is there a new service to replace Music Unlimited?

Check www.playstationmusic.com/spotify for exciting announcements about the future of streaming music on PlayStation®.

What will happen to my Music Unlimited playlists and the content in my Library?
You will no longer have access to your playlists and the content in your library after March 29, as Music Unlimited will be unavailable from this date.

*If you are a Music Unliimited subscriber, you can export your playlists to a CSV file by following the instructions on this web page. This web page will be available until March 29th, 2015.

What if I use Music Unlimited on my PS Vita, Bravia®TV, iOS or Android mobile?

If you are a PS Vita, Bravia®TV, iOS or Android mobile MU user, unfortunately you will no longer be able to listen to Music Unlimited after March 29, 2015.

  • Seriously, who uses Music Unlimited anyways ?

  • bilomar

    Always delete it from my Xperia

  • Caelum Cunnane

    I gave it a go but it’s Android and Vita apps were terrible, crashed all the time.

  • Luxsaan06

    I really like the PS Music Logo

  • Kamil1308

    Wondering if you already have Spotify subscription will you be able to yuse PlayStation music since its powered by Spotify or will you buy new subscription

  • gmfady

    snx Xb 4 this short FAQ Usefull article ?

  • Gizmoe Alonzo

    I remember reading on their official blog that you will be able to use existing spotify subscriptions & spotify Free with ads :)

  • Kamil1308

    That`s great new, Thanks. I guess you be able to log in just by using your Spotify account details in that case.

  • Gizmoe Alonzo

    So, will Playstation music be available on my Bravia TV? What about sony blue ray players/media centers…. Much left unanswered D:

  • GregLu

    I hope that too actually since I’m a Spotify paid user … It would be nice to have the playlist in the Walkman and more than that : The launch and the play/stop is possible in Walkman through a NFC tag via Smart Connect, wich isn’t possible with Spotify, sadly.

    Kinda a shame though that it’s not ready yet since the deadline of PS Music is in two days …

  • ZXcorr

    I do

  • I gave it a shot but I absolutely hated the app. Man what a let down because the PSP and PS3 apps were beautiful. If they could bring the looks of those plus the functionality of Spotify. Music Unlimited would have been perfect.

  • so did I, and I waited for a whole year hoping that they would bring the app to a decent level. Then I switched to spotify.

  • Raphael

    Bad news : I will loose all my playlists :-(
    Good news : I will have 4 months Premium membership for free :-)

  • Okazuma

    I don’t understand if PsMusic will be available on PsVita or not…..

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  • Timel

    Sony should kills Xperia media apps like Music, Video, Album and replace them by PlayStation Music app (listen mp3/lossless files on the device or streaming music in one app), PlayStation Video app(watch 4K/fullHD videos on the device or streaming movies / TV programs in one app) and PlayMemories app (gallery app that let users view pictures/videos or edit pictures/videos or back-up pictures/videos in the cloud automatically)

  • Khillo81

    I actually used it as the audio quality was quite good. However, I never used the app, only listened to the music through the Walkman

  • paul_cus

    I did for a few months and dropped it because it wasn’t up to par with other services.

  • [S]unjay

    I doubt it.

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  • goldenblls

    I do via the Walkman app.

  • Irfan Faiz

    Would like to see Spotify integrated with the new Music player. Much prefer the UI over the default Spotify app.

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  • nzone

    I’m glad that my subscription has been extended until 19th July. I don’t know what they meant with “the service will end at 29th march”. Everything still working fine. Or is it because USA is still in 29th March?

  • goldenblls

    I don’t like Spotify. I’m afraid I’ll be signing up for Qobuz again for HD Audio.

    I wanted to carry on using the Walkman app. I don’t know why they just can’t integrate any online services into the Walkman app. The fools!

  • goldenblls

    MIne stopped working today and I got redirected to Spotify, whether I liked it or not. I won’t be signing up.

  • goldenblls

    Are you sure it’s Premium? Mine isn’t.

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