In a surprise move Microsoft has made Xbox Music API available for 3rd party developers now. This will enable developers creating capable Music apps based on Xbox Music API. Microsoft is also providing full access to 30 second MP3 previews for their entire catalog of 38 million track in 23 countries
With that, we’re very happy to announce Xbox Music API availability for third party developers (didn’t see that coming, did you!?) Building upon our internal service stack and clients on Windows 8.1, Xbox One, Windows Phone, the Web, Android and iOS, we’re inviting developers to dream up ways to make your apps and experiences cool and exciting by opening up our service REST APIs to the world.
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