So, Spotify has been outed by both Major Nelson and by Spotify customer service, but what exactly will the app look like on Xbox One?
Recently, rumors began to swirl about Spotify hitting Xbox One, thanks to an off-screen photo of Major Nelson using an app dubbed "Spotify Music - for Xbox," from his Xbox status page. While questions were raised about its authenticity, eventually Major Nelson posted a split second tease on his weekly Xbox news show, making the arrival of Spotify a certainty. Now, we've had the opportunity to take a look at the app running on Xbox One for ourselves.
Previously, I speculated that it could be a full Universal Windows Platform (UWP) app, primed to hit all Windows 10 platforms eventually. Alas, it seems that "Spotify Music - for Xbox" is simply a HTML-based app designed for TVs, based on what is already available for Android TV and other services.
Thankfully, though, this app still supports UWP APIs for background audio, and it looks rather great regardless. Here's some exclusive images of what Spotify looks like on Xbox One.
Full story from the WindowsCentral blog...