Google Play is the new cloud based service or marketplace to store and buy music, movies, books, apps and games just from one place. Google Play is a unified digital entertainment destination that will merge Google’s Android market place and other stores like Google Music, Google eBookstore and Google movies. Below is what Jamie Rosenberg, director of digital content at Google, wrote in a post on the company’s official blog.
“Google Play is entirely cloud-based so all your music, movies, books and apps are stored online, always available to you, and you never have to worry about losing them or moving them again,”
Features and Offering by Google Play
Google Play has already been launched on web. However, it will be rolled out gradually for smartphones and tablets access. With Google Play, user can store up to 20000 songs for free and can buy millions of other new tracks. This new cloud based marketplace by Google will also offer more than 4.5 lac android apps and games, largest collection of eBooks and thousands of movies for download and rent.
Henceforth, Android marketplace, Google eBookstore and Google music will get merged with Google play and will be accessible from therein.
With Google Play, movies, music and books will be always be with you irrespective of where you are and which device you are using. The movies, music and apps which you have already purchased will continue to be available via Google Play’s cloud based one-stop marketplace. You don’t have to sync anything anywhere.
Availability of Google Play Content in Different Regions and Countries
However, not everything will be available in every region. In fact, what you can access and how you can use Google play will be governed by what all is already accessible for your region or country. So, for USA residents, movies, music, books and Android apps will be available via Google Play.
- U.S.A – Music, Movies, Books and Android Apps.
- Canada and U.K. – Movies, Books and Android Apps.
- Australia – Books and Android Apps.
- Japan – Movies and Apps.
- Everywhere Else (Including India) – Android Apps.
Accessing Google Play
You can access Google Play from here.
Google is celebrating the launch of Google Play by offering an album, android apps, video or movie rental and books at a special discounted price for next one week.