Barnes & Noble Rolls Out Google Play on Nook

Nook Media has announced it is expanding its extensive catalog of reading and entertainment content.

To the delight of many Nook HD and Nook HD+ device owners, Google Play has arrived.

With Google Play on Nook HD and Nook HD+, customers have access to more than 700,000 Android apps and games, millions of songs and more.

Barnes & Noble’s tablets will also include popular Google services like the Chrome browser, Gmail, YouTube, Google Search and Google Maps.

“By adding Google Play to Nook HD and Nook HD+, we are offering our customers even more great entertainment on our award-winning tablets,” said William Lynch, chief executive officer of Barnes & Noble. “Now with access to more than 700,000 apps and the best reading experience available, NOOK HD and NOOK HD+ are must-see products for entertainment lovers looking for high-quality tablets at incredibly low prices.”

Nook HD, now with Google Play, is available starting at $199 and Nook HD+ starts at $269.