Monday, 27 May 2024

Apple Music Comes to PlayStation 5

Attention all music lovers and gamers! Exciting news awaits you as Apple Music makes its debut on the PlayStation 5 today. That’s right – the renowned music streaming service has arrived on Sony’s flagship gaming console, making it the first console to offer an integrated Apple Music experience. Get ready to take your gaming sessions to a whole new level with the power of music.

A New Era for PlayStation 5 Users

Sony announced the arrival of Apple Music on the PlayStation 5 through their official blog. This collaboration brings a whole new dimension to your gaming experience, allowing you to immerse yourself in the world of music curated by Apple. While the app doesn’t include podcasts, it offers a vast collection of more than 90 million songs, tens of thousands of playlists, and music videos in stunning 4K resolution.

Unleash the Power of Music

With Apple Music on PlayStation 5, subscribers gain access to an array of features to enhance their gaming soundtrack. Imagine having the freedom to listen to your favorite tracks while playing your favorite games. Whether you want to create your own playlists or explore Apple Music’s expertly curated collections, the possibilities are endless.

By utilizing the Music Function card on the PS5 Control Center, you can discover personalized recommendations that perfectly match the game you’re playing. Alternatively, you can choose from your own library or explore Apple Music’s specially curated playlists designed specifically for gaming. The background listening feature ensures that the music seamlessly blends with your gaming experience, creating a truly immersive environment.

Seamlessly Switch From Video to Music

One of the most impressive features of Apple Music on PlayStation 5 is the ability to seamlessly switch between music videos and background music. Picture this: you’re engrossed in a game, and suddenly, you feel the urge to watch a music video. With this integration, you can easily switch from watching the video to enjoying the same song as background music in your game, without missing a beat.

How to Get Apple Music on PlayStation 5

If you’re an Apple Music subscriber and proud owner of a PlayStation 5, you can start enjoying the app right away. Simply download the Apple Music app from the PlayStation Store, and you’ll have access to a world of music at your fingertips. However, if you don’t have an Apple Music subscription, fear not! The Spotify app is still available for your listening pleasure.


Q: Is Apple Music available on other gaming consoles?
A: As of now, Apple Music’s integration is exclusive to the PlayStation 5.

Q: Can I listen to Apple Music in the background while playing games?
A: Absolutely! Apple Music allows you to enjoy your favorite tunes while immersing yourself in the gaming world.

Q: Can I use Apple Music on PlayStation 5 without a subscription?
A: No, you’ll need an Apple Music subscription to access the app on PlayStation 5.

Q: Is there a limit to the number of songs or playlists I can access on Apple Music through PlayStation 5?
A: No, subscribers can enjoy unlimited access to over 90 million songs and tens of thousands of playlists.


The addition of Apple Music to PlayStation 5 opens up a whole new realm of possibilities for music and gaming enthusiasts. With its extensive music library, personalized playlists, and seamless integration, this collaboration between Apple and Sony brings the best of both worlds to your gaming experience. So, whether you’re conquering virtual worlds or immersing yourself in epic adventures, Apple Music on PlayStation 5 has got you covered. Get ready to elevate your gaming soundtrack to new heights!