Sony Network Entertainment International LLC (SNEI) announced a partnership with Spotify that will deliver in their words "best-in-class digital music" to the PlayStation Network and its 64 million active users.
This partnership will allow Sony to launch a new music the partnership will allow Sony to launch a new music app/program it will be called PlayStation Music and it will be available in 41 markets. It’ll be available on the PlayStation first and foremost, like other music services, it will make its way slowly but surely to smartphones and tablets. Andrew House SCEI President and Group CEO stated:
"Music is a core component of the entertainment offering that consumers expect from Sony, and our goal with PlayStation Music is to provide the most compelling music experiences to the millions of PlayStation Network users around the world. This partnership represents the best in music and the best in gaming coming together, which will benefit the vibrant and passionate communities of both Spotify and PlayStation Network. We're thrilled to make Spotify the foundation of our strategy with PlayStation Music."
PSN users will have it fast and easy as they will be able to link their accounts to Spotify, making it easy to subscribe to Spotify's Premium service. This service will offer over 30 million songs and 1.5 billion playlists on both past and current gen, as well as smartphones and tablets. PS4 users will be able to use Spotify during game plays/game streams.
This new service will in fact replace the current Music Unlimited service and will close in all 19 countries around 29th march, 2015.