Rumor: Xbox One Spotify App in Testing, Could Release Soon

Xbox One UI update features a customizable Home screen

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It has also been confirmed by The Verge that Spotify is coming to the Xbox One, with the media site explaining: "Sources familiar with Spotify and Microsoft's plans tell The Verge that a Spotify app for Xbox One is coming soon, and is now being tested internally". In addition to the console, victor will be the first to get their hands on the Xbox One X, as well as receive a copy of Forza Motorsport 7. Games and friends can be assigned to Home, creating a new content block that will be automatically populated with relevant content. The update is just starting to roll out now to Preview Program testers, so it shouldn't be too much longer before it's out in the wild. Games on 1080p TVs will get faster loading times on the Xbox One X, thanks to anisotropic filtering. Lots of users were sick and exhausted of content they didn't care for on their Dashboard, and some wanted to add more stuff that they cared about.

Microsoft also says the wait between Home, Social, and My Games and Apps has been eliminated by bringing them into a single Dashboard experience.

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In Windows 10, users will be able to enable and disable their Game Mode with a switch in the Game Bar. You can pin things like favorite friends to the home section, alongside games and apps.

Xbox Insiders in the Alpha Ring can try it out for themselves right now. However, comparing the sales of the brand new console against Sony's also reveals just how impressive the PS4 has been in the market. However, the Xbox console has been missing support for the service, but that may be about to change. While the show explains how an achievement background can be set, the "Spotify Music - for Xbox" app can be seen playing "Fable Theme - Danny Elfman" with the Spotify logo visible alongside the app controls. "We'll be sharing more when the update releases to more fans later this year". A release date close to its launch should be expected.

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