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Spotify is headed to Xbox One (update)

Looks like Major Nelson spilled the beans

An image of the Spotify app, featuring blocks of albums and playlists
Spotify’s app for Mac

Spotify is bringing its music streaming app to Xbox One consoles starting today. Microsoft is celebrating the app’s release with a Guest List playlist curated by Xbox Live director of programming Larry Hryb, A.K.A. Major Nelson.

The app was first uncovered by a vigilant Reddit user who noticed Major Nelson using “Spotify Music — for Xbox.”

For over two years, the only way to use Spotify on game consoles was through PlayStation 3 and 4. That app replaced Sony’s Music Unlimited service, and Sony reps stated at the time that Spotify was an “exclusive partner” of PlayStation.

Microsoft also released a desktop app for Spotify through the Windows Store in June. The Windows app is practically the same as the app obtainable through Spotify’s website, with added support for updates through the Windows Store.

Update: The Xbox One Spotify app is available to download today. The story above has been updated to reflect Microsoft’s official announcement.

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