With the Windows 10 Anniversary update coming to Xbox One next month, one of the more often requested features will finally land on the console: Background music. So what would be the perfect addition to this new feature? A music streaming service like Spotify, however, don’t get your hopes up…
Yep, Spotify has confirmed that it won’t be coming to Xbox One any time soon thanks to its exclusive partnership with PlayStation, of which its currently “focused” on.
The news comes via Spotify’s support Twitter who wrote this over the weekend:
Hi! Right now we're focused on our exclusive partnership with PlayStation, we don't have any info regarding other consoles/BE
— SpotifyCares (@SpotifyCares) July 17, 2016
Hey! We don't have any info on this right now, but we'll let our developers know it's something you'd like to see /AH
— SpotifyCares (@SpotifyCares) July 18, 2016
Spotify launched on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 in March last year and allows users to stream music while playing games and navigating the dashboard.
As for Xbox One’s background music feature, the Xbox One’s Windows 10 Anniversary Update is expected to land on August 2. The same day the new Xbox One S launches.