Microsoft’s Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Perks now embrace freebies from an erstwhile rival. The corporate now offers Final subscribers three-month free trials of Apple Music and Apple TV+ to newcomers for both media service. You possibly can stream tunes within the background whilst you’re enjoying Halo Infinite, or compensate for Ted Lasso in between cloud gaming classes.
You possibly can declare both or each Apple trials till March thirty first, 2023. They’re obtainable on consoles and the Xbox app for Home windows. You should utilize the promos in every single place Apple Music and Apple TV+ is obtainable apart from Russia and (for Apple TV+) Turkey.
The bonuses come weeks after Apple Music launched on Xbox consoles. In that gentle, the trials symbolize Microsoft’s probability to unfold the phrase about availability. The corporate was comparatively late to Apple Music, which came to the PS5 a yr earlier — this makes clear that you do not want a PlayStation to have console video games and Apple streaming on the identical machine.
It additionally comes as Apple and Microsoft have bolstered interoperability. Now you can access iCloud Photos libraries in Home windows 11’s native Images app, as an illustration. Whereas the tech corporations nonetheless compete in opposition to one another (see Apple’s reluctance to support Game Pass streaming), they’re now prepared to cooperate when it serves their mutual pursuits.
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