Microsoft today teased a planned update that is expected to hit the Google Play Store later this year. The next version of Xbox Music will enable you to stream music from OneDrive cloud storage.
Alongside the announcement of Cortana for Android, which is also set to arrive later in 2015, Microsoft detailed plans to allow Android smartphones with Xbox Music installed to stream music from OneDrive at no extra cost.
"With the latest upcoming version of the Music app, you'll be able to store and access your music from OneDrive not only on your PC but now also play it anywhere, for free, on your iOS or Android phone (this already works on Windows phones). This means the music playlists you spend hours putting together on your Windows 10 PC will now show up and be playable on your phone, automatically."
The feature is already available to those rocking Windows Phones (as noted above), so it's good to see Microsoft allowing other platform users to enjoy said functionality. Say goodbye to the 'wasted' hours of sorting through your music collection and creating numerous playlists only to not take advantage of your sorted catalogue.
We'll be sure to give you all a heads up when Microsoft pushes out the Xbox Music update, expected to hit in June.