Submitted by Emilio_Estevez 634d ago | news

Xbox One will not have free, ad-supported Xbox Music streaming after all, the company has now said

Microsoft exec Albert Penello has admitted on Twitter he was mistaken over the issue. Ad-supported Xbox Music streaming is not supported on the console at all. (Xbox One)

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ThatCanadianGuy514  +   634d ago
Is penello legitimately stupid or something?
This guy is the cause of 90% of the MS PR blunders for the last 5 months.

Why do they still write up this guys paycheck every week?
JokesOnYou  +   634d ago
That sucks! That's it Penello is officially a dumbazz, I was right about him constantly addressing neogaf,.... now the #1 rule of PR is don't say something will be free when you are not 100% sure it is and considering the bad PR after the X1 reveal he should know better to say something like that before confirming.
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GiggMan  +   634d ago
Jokes said something Xbox sucks o_0

On topic I agree, it really does...

Penello and anyone else for that matter just need to shut up and let the platforms launch.
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majiebeast  +   634d ago
How does the product manager not know this. Microsoft PR fudging up again they should just honor it anyway.
Godmars290  +   634d ago
So they haven't learned anything from the original announcement missteps. Even with new management/PR people.
PoSTedUP  +   634d ago
joke's only being real. if i was MS i would have gotten rid of that fool a long time ago. its like he's being paid by sony to make MS look stupid... except hes being paid by MS to make their stupid look even "stupider".
Deathdeliverer  +   633d ago
I had to check the name a few times. I can't believe you wrote that. We might need to send the cops to Jokes house because someone stole his computer.
christocolus  +   633d ago

take it easy dude, i feel the guy is under so much pressure preparing for launch and all, he is bound to make some errors. but stuff like this should be thought about properly before going out to make announcments..i feel sorry for him though launching a console is insane and im sure the sony guys too are all prepping for launch..he should just avoid the media till launch...
amiga-man  +   633d ago
M$ and the word free don't make me laugh, stuff thats free everywhere else is stuck behind a M$ paywall,

M$ and greed is much more appropriate.
xHeavYx  +   633d ago
I said it before, Penello is another double agent, the first one being Mr Mattrick
Omegasyde  +   633d ago
Wow Jokesonyou attacking a MS employee instead of defending him?




OVER?!?!?!?!?!?! (bur... it's cold)
pyramidshead  +   633d ago
Another MS foot in mouth situation, Oh boy.

Maybe Microsoft just loves negative news that much, even their employees are creating it themselves.
FamilyGuy  +   633d ago
Wow, reminds me of Aaron Greenburgs older "Ryse is native 1080p" comment. Then the very next day back tracking. Now Penello's doing it.

Why so hard about checking if you're right before replying?
SonyAddict  +   633d ago
Wow did you just say something positive?.. Put the flags out!.
iamnsuperman  +   634d ago
The one job you have to do in PR is to make positive news about your product. So saying one thing just for the total opposite thing to happen is making your job a lot hardier.

Rule number one. If your going to announce something make sure it is correct information
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hawkeyejonjon  +   633d ago
Yeah every time he opens his mouth it is somehow wrong lol

Damn Albert Penello you are on a roll on being wrong

True_Samurai  +   634d ago
Smfh Penello....
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timotim  +   634d ago
Can MS PLEASE fire this guy!?!? Is he serious? I mean this guy is an idiot!
Majin-vegeta  +   633d ago
They need to fire every moron in the gaming department and actually contract gaming people.
xHeavYx  +   633d ago
They would have no employees left
Omegasyde  +   633d ago
I actually like him and admire that he tried to be honest and straight despite the rest of MS being shady.

I bet he is a good person to know outside of gaming, and all of his friends think he's awesome to hang out with.

One day, I will travel on an adventure to see him and form an epic friendship with him like no other.
(no homo)
AngelicIceDiamond  +   634d ago
MS once again, and again drops the ball...
Sci0n  +   634d ago
LOL ok im done trolling because they are trolling themselves this is just too easy im done!! LOL. The one thing I said to myself well that's nice xbox one has a great feature over the PS4 and it was a mistake and not true, wow im done.
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Xsilver  +   634d ago
I Know rite when i saw the news yesterday i was like not too shabby MS and boom Panello messed up.
ELCUCO  +   634d ago
Same here lol its kinda sad at this point
FragMnTagM  +   633d ago
It is free so far on Windows 8.

I don't see why the X One cannot have it too.
MasterCornholio  +   634d ago
Is this another 180?

Jeez I'm confused.

Nexus 7 2013
pyramidshead  +   633d ago
That classic bait and switch haha.
hazelamy  +   634d ago
open mouth, insert foot.
IHassounah  +   634d ago
DanielGearSolid  +   634d ago
Man.... Epic fail
Whitefire  +   634d ago
I feel bad for this guy, he was trying to ease the pain because of no more MP3 support and CD burning for Xbox One, and he created a big problem now.
yarbie1000  +   634d ago
you can stream MP3s with DLNA
Omegasyde  +   633d ago
Yes but can you play games while streaming from DLNA? Honest question - awesome if true.

Personally, I prefer to stream with others using DNA.
Stick89  +   634d ago
Can you provide a link or can someone else confirm that Xbox One doesn't play MP3's?
Whitefire  +   634d ago
Press release a while ago. They said you can use DNLA but not confirmed at launch yet.
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Stick89  +   633d ago
Thank you!
iceman06  +   634d ago
You know...I felt bad for him previously. However, at this point, he is digging his own grave. How in the hell does the PR person NOT know something this simple BEFORE proclaiming to the world that it is free. That is just beyond the scope! He just needs to lay back, do some serious research, and come back when he actually has something to say that is TRUE and at the same time positive!!! Misdirection, back peddling, denial, and spin is not going to cut it! Why is it so damn hard for him to sell the console. Admittedly, I'm not getting one any time soon...and even I could sell the damn thing better than him.
Whitefire  +   633d ago
Point taken.
timotim  +   633d ago
What are you talking about? You surely can play MP3s on the platform.
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vividi  +   634d ago
This is getting ridiculous bad
MasterCornholio  +   633d ago
Remember when panello was comparing specs on NeoGaf?

And then a mod scolded him and told him to send an expert instead.


Nexus 7 2013
MightyNoX  +   634d ago
Stahp!! You're killing me, Penello! And once again, people experience the feeling of Microsoft yanking the rug from under their feet.
izumo_lee  +   633d ago
It seems more & more that everyone at Microsoft is not on the same page when handling the Xbone at all. There seems to be no leadership or anyone in charge to make the final words on what is said & what is not said.

More & more it looks like Microsoft wasn't ready for the next gen as quickly as they thought. To disorganized so far really.
GraveLord  +   633d ago
Microsoft continues to not know what the hell they're talking about.
yarbie1000  +   633d ago
Xbox still has snapping which means you can run multiple apps at the same time.

there are currently several free music apps on Xbox 360. Why not use one of those? Or snap in Youtube and play your music playlist.

Or use DLNA to stream your music.

With PS4 - The only way to listen to music is to subscribe to Music Unlimited
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Sci0n  +   633d ago
um you mean the samething my vita has? multiple apps at the sametime is such a amazing feature especially on a handheld. The only way to listen to music is threw music unlimited huh? well my tune in radio app on PS3 and vita says hello.
WeAreLegion  +   633d ago
"there are currently several free music apps on the Xbox 360. Why not use one of those?"

Because this is the Xbox One.

"Or snap in YouTube and play your music playlist."

Because it hasn't been confirmed for launch.

"Or use DLNA to stream your music."

Microsoft confirmed the Xbox One will be DLNA-compatible, but the company is still working on getting the console DLNA-certified. (From an article: http://www.escapistmagazine...

It won't be there at launch, just like the PS4. Sony is working to get DLNA on the PS4, as well.
Aleithian  +   633d ago
The dumbassery is strong with this one.
yarbie1000  +   633d ago
Yet you don't refute anything I said. Good job. Usually people resort to personal attacks when they don't have anything intelligent to add to the convo. case in point
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Aleithian  +   633d ago
In what sense is my comment directed to you?
yewles1  +   633d ago
ROFLMFAO!!! *weak in the knees* XD XD XD XD XD
ThunderSpark  +   633d ago
yeah.. it's getting ridiculous smh
ipach  +   633d ago
TheGrimReaper0011  +   633d ago
PS4 cant play mp3 at launch
why am I saying this?
Because microsoft is just a too easy target to make fun of
Please, read this again.
15 songs, then pay for ad free. Because consumers love ads
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PsylentKiller  +   633d ago
I'm looking for a job, Microsoft. I believe you have a PR position open.
sashimi  +   633d ago
They only accept incompetence so make sure that your resume reflects that!
PsylentKiller  +   633d ago
I've learned that to higher positions within a company, you have to have no idea what you are doing. I don't know much about Public Relations. So, I believe I should be able to fit right in.
bligmerk  +   633d ago
PS4isKing_82  +   633d ago
Microsoft's are the biggest jokes to the gaming industry
InTheLab  +   633d ago
Wonder how many more accidental lies are left to uncover over at the x1 camp.

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