What just occurred? Google has shared a 4-month timeline for shutting down its Play Music platform. The streaming service was bound to be axed sooner or later in favor of YouTube Music, and will now progressively drop access to capabilities, beginning with finish of assistance for purchases and pre-orders later this month. Music streaming will be turned off in September and October, though customers would have till December to transfer their content material (purchases, playlists, uploads) and shift to YouTube Music.
Google’s replacement for Play Music had been on the cards for a though now, but it wasn’t identified when the business would be officially retiring its lengthy-operating music streaming service. In a current weblog post, the tech giant shared a detailed timeline on the platform’s closure and informed customers of the essential measures they require to take for transitioning to YouTube Music.