Google Play Music gets updated and goes live in select European countries

Two good things happened to Google’s music player (Play Music) yesterday. It received a nice update and it also became available for people in some European countries.

If you live in the UK, Germany, Spain, France, or Italy, you can now take advantage of all the features offered by Google’s app. Since being released, only customers in the United States have been able to upload their music to the cloud, play their music from the cloud on their devices, and purchase music directly from Google. With the addition of these new countries joining the playing field, many more people will be able to officially use Play Music.

In addition to making the app available for many in Europe, Google also went ahead and updated the Android app with some new features and bug fixes. The updated Play Music app added the ability to keep Thumps Up, Last Added, and Free and Purchased playlists on the device; Auto-generated instant Mixes on Recent tab which are based on your favorite songs; Gapless playback support on devices running Android 4.1 or later; and improvements for keeping music on devices for offline playback.

The updated Google Play Music app is now available for you to download in the Google Play store. If you’re in France, the UK, Germany, Spain, or Italy, let us know how you’re enjoying Google Music!

Jonathan converted to the Android platform from Blackberry with the original Motorola Droid. He currently has a Samsung Galaxy Nexus complete with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean on Verizon Wireless, a Motorola Xoom, and a Kindle Fire. Besides keeping up with Android news, he enjoys spending time with his family, gaming, reading, and computers. Google+

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