The MP3 Player was one of the items available at the official launch of Torn on 15 November 2004, having been introduced during the Torn City Beta.
Listening to an MP3 player converts energy to happiness. There is no usage cooldown and there are three different options for how much energy can be used.
|MP3 Player Usage |
|Action||Energy Used||Happiness Gained|
|Listen to a Song||1 energy||12-18 Happiness|
|Listen to an Album||3 Energy||42-63 Happiness|
|Listen to an Audio Book||5 Energy||80-120 Happiness|
The MP3 player is an option to spend extra energy that is not divisible by five or ten which would otherwise be unused. These bits of energy can be obtained from drinking energy drinks while in a faction that has the energy drink perk in the Voracity branch, use of Book : Higher Daddy, Higher!, or from using the one or three energy options on an MP3 Player, CD Player, Television, or Game Console.
Using the five energy option on an MP3 player is optimal only for players with extremely low battle stats.
|MP3 Player related Awards|
|Candy Man||Achieve 1,000 theft crime|
|Smile, You're On Camera||Achieve 2,500 theft crimes|
|Smokin' Barrels||Achieve 5,000 theft crimes|
|Breaking And Entering||Achieve 7,500 theft crimes|
|Stroke Bringer||Achieve 10,000 theft crimes|
Prior to an update in June 2021 that changed several Electronics items, the MP3 Player had no use.
In the past there was a Market Stall shoplift crime explicitly for MP3 Players.  It was consolidated into the "Electronics Stall" shoplift crime.
|MP3 Player Image History|
|2011 or earlier to present |
There could potentially be one earlier image for the MP3 Player, but it would currently be considered lost to time. 
|Sweet Shop|| Bag of Bon Bons · Big Box of Chocolate Bars
|Market Stall|| CD Player · DVD Player · Hard Drive · MP3 Player
|Clothes Shop|| Jacket · Tank Top · Trainers
|Jewelry Store|| Diamond Ring · Gold Necklace · Gold Ring
|With Effect|| CD Player · Game Console · Gold Laptop
|Without Effect|| DVD Player · Hard Drive · Microwave
|Unreleased|| Card Skimmer · Cell Phone · Clippers
|Retired|| Xbox · Xbox 360