You don’t have to pull out that credit or debit card to get The Marshall Mathers LP 2, Eminem’s latest album. Xbox Music users can download the entire album free, as long as they own a device running one of the versions of Xbox Music that allows users to purchase content.
Announced today, the deal effectively lets certain Xbox Music users grab the aforementioned album free. Users, can also download all of Eminem’s old albums for just $.99. Unfortunately, only Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 users can actually purchase content through Xbox Music. As such, only those users can take advantage of either deal.
Microsoft says all other users can stream Xbox Music’s entire Eminem catalogue from Xbox.com at absolutely no charge. The free copy of The Marshall Mathers LP 2, discounted albums and free streaming only last until midnight Seattle Time or “while supplies last.” Only users living in the United States can download the free album.