Sony Music Unlimited launches in Japan

Sony has announced the launch of its Music Unlimited service in Japan. The music subscription service will give Japanese subscribers access to all the music they can listen to with over 10,000 songs in the database. Sony Music Unlimited is a cloud-based subscription service with tracks from major labels and artists.

The major music labels participating with the Music Unlimited service includes EMI Music Japan, Sony Music Entertainment, Universal Music, Warner Music Japan, and leading independent labels. Sony says that the catalog will expand and change over time. The service promises to work across a number of devices.

Music Unlimited will provide users with preset music channels that are categorized by genre, era, and more. Users can also customize My Channels with their favorite artists and more. The service offers the ability to like or dislike songs, rate music, and the service will adapt to the user's music preference over time. The service will currently work across different Android smartphones and tablets in addition to the PS3, PS Vita, and Windows or Mac computers. The service will also be compatible with some Sony TVs and Blu-ray players. The service will cost ¥1480 per month and new users can get a 30-day free trial.