free for Xbox Live Gold members

Flexing their journalistic muscles, the crew at Joystiq have details surrounding’s arrival onto Xbox Live, which was announced at E3 this year. It shouldn’t come as a surprise by now, but Gold members will have 24-hour access to the service that’s ad supported for free.

Silver members will have access to the streaming music service laden with video adverts for three hours a month as a “trial”, says Christina DeRosa, XBL GM. For an additional $36/year you’re privy to’s service sans adverts and the like.

“Silver users will be able access what we’re considering a trial period of three hours a month, which comes with video advertising. Gold users will have unlimited ad-supported access, so they can use it 24 hours a day. There will also be a premium offering on a subscription basis from, that will be commercial free and will also have more sophisticated personalization features, like Loved Tracks.”