We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message
79,864 News Articles

Google brings Play Music to the UK

Google Play Store Music hits the UK with movie purchasing

Google Play Music

Google has announced it will bring its Play Music store to Europe and the UK next month.

The online search giant has announced the Play Music store will launch in the UK on 13 November. The news comes along with the unveiling of Google's Nexus 4 smartphone, Nexus 10 tablet and new Nexus 7 models.

Google said: "On November 13, we're bringing music on Google Play to Europe.  Those of you in the U.K, France, Germany, Italy and Spain will be able to purchase music from the Google Play store and add up to 20,000 songs—for free—from your existing collection to the cloud for streaming to your Android devices or web browser."

"We’re also launching our new matching feature to streamline the process of uploading your personal music to Google Play. We’ll scan your music collection and any song we match against the Google Play catalogue will be automatically added to your online library without needing to upload it, saving you time. This will all be for free—free storage of your music, free matching, free syncing across your devices and free listening."

Another addition to the Google Play Store for UK users is the ability to purchase, as well as rent, movies. This comes into effect as of today.

Follow Chris Martin and @PCAdvisor on Twitter.


IDG UK Sites

45 Best Android games: top Android games for your smartphone or tablet in 2014 (24 are free!)

IDG UK Sites

How Apple, Adobe, Microsoft and others have let us down over UltraHD and hiDPI screens

IDG UK Sites

Do you have the X-Factor too? Mix Off app puts fans in the frame

IDG UK Sites

iPad Pro release date, rumours and leaked images - 12.9 screen 'coming in 2015'