PS5 gets native BBC Sounds app
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(Pocket-lint) – The BBC has launched a native BBC Sounds app for the PlayStation 5.
UK PS5 owners can now download the app to listen to BBC radio content, live and on demand.
BBC Sounds also includes an extensive collection of podcasts that you typically won’t find on other services. There are also musical mixes put together by BBC experts and renowned artists.
There’s music from all genres to listen to, including Radio 1 anthems and classical. Featured podcasts include those from famed interviewers Louis Theroux and Stacey Dooley.
“Record numbers of people are using BBC Sounds, and the launch on PS5 makes it even easier for our listeners to enjoy BBC radio, music and podcasts, live and on demand,” said Pushpa Reddy. , director of product management for the company.
“Whether on a TV, smartphone, smart speaker or on the web, we want to be where and when people want to listen.”
The Beeb also now offers a dedicated BBC Sounds app for Sonos. It’s the only way Sonos speaker owners can listen to BBC radio content, since it pulled its services from the TuneIn app. You can see how to make it work here.
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