Zune digital music players available in stores across Canada starting
June 13, 2008

Microsoft Corp. today announced that 4GB, 8GB
and 80GB Zune digital music players and an extensive line-up of accessories
will be available in Canadian stores starting June 13, 2008.

“We’re thrilled to be offering a truly unique way for Canadians to
discover new music and share it with their friends,” said Craig Tullett, Group
Manager, Zune Canada. “With a variety of players, customization options and
wireless capabilities Zune offers a mobile social experience.”

Zune players and accessories will be available at the following retail
locations across Canada:

– Best Buy
– Future Shop
– Wal-Mart
– www.amazon.ca
– HMV (select stores)
– The Source by Circuit City (select stores)

“We are very excited to launch the Zune music experience at Best Buy and
Future Shop locations across Canada,” said Ron Wilson, Senior Vice President
of Merchandising, Best Buy Canada Ltd. “Zune is a great choice for Canadians
looking for new ways to enjoy their music wherever they go.”

Canadians can go online at www.zuneoriginals.ca to customize their Zune
with laser-engraved artwork from six inspiring Canadian artists. All Zune
Originals artwork and engraving will be offered free for three months starting
June 13, 2008. Canadians can also visit www.zune.ca to download free Zune
Software and join the Zune Social online music community.

Zune Digital Music Players & Accessories

A variety of players and customization options will make it easy for
Canadians to find the size, colour, design and price of Zune that best suits
them. All Zune players support video, audio and pictures, have built-in FM
tuners and the ability to sync and share songs, playlists and pictures
wirelessly. The Zune player family launching in Canada includes:

– Zune 80. The Zune 80GB has a bright 3.2-inch screen, includes premium
in-ear noise-isolating headphones and will be available in black and
red. (SRP: $249.99 CDN)

– Zune 4 & Zune 8. The slim, ultra-portable Zune 4GB and Zune 8GB will
both be available in black, red and pink. (SRP: $139.99 CDN for 4GB
and $189.99 CDN for 8GB)

– Zune Originals. Canadians will have the option to purchase and
customize their Zune player with personal text options and laser-
engraved designs from international artists as well as six Canadian
artists at www.zuneoriginals.ca.