Sony released its cloud based music playing service for PlayStation Portable devices (PSP). The launch of “Music Unlimited powered by Qriocity” will give power to PSP users to stream songs, create playlists, surf channels from various providers which include Sony, Warner and other providers. The service has been started from 14th April all over the world.
The next PSP (PlayStation Portable) system software update (v6.35) is coming soon. This is a minor update that prepares your PSP system for the upcoming launch of “Music Unlimited powered by Qriocity” – a new, cloud-based, digital music service from Sony that will give music lovers access to millions of songs stored and synchronized through the cloud.
A new icon for the service will be added to PSP’s XMB (XrossMediaBar) under the “Music” category. The concept behind this music player is to connect to the service online and sync the music folders without having to shift the music from one place to another.
Sony also stated that in future, all Sony products such as PlayStation 3, Vaio laptops will be able to make use of this application by logging into their accounts online.
The company is currently offering a trial premium account for 30 days to the PSP users. The cloud music player is also giving real competition to Amazon’s cloud based player which was launched last month however faced a lot of protest from record label owners.