Microsoft has announced that the companies Zune Music Service will be officially closing its doors and will be retired on November 15th, 2015.
After this date users will no longer be able to stream or download content from the Zune Music Service, although Zune hardware will still function and will be capable of being used as standalone music players.
Microsoft also explained that any MP3 content users currently located on Zune hardware will remain in place, and new content can be transferred to Zune players after the services closure. Although Microsoft has explained that :
Content that was purchased with DRM may not play if the license can’t be renewed. Existing Zune Music Pass subscriptions will be converted to Groove Music Pass subscriptions.
For more information on the closure of the Microsoft Zune Music Service jump over to the official FAQ website located here.