Spotify comes to Playstation

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#1 Edited by johnnymcginley (520 posts) -

As a subscriber to both Spotify and PSN, this is fantastic news.

http://blog.us.playstation.com/2015/01/28/playstation-meet-spotify/#sf7153061

We know how important music is to our community of gamers, and this partnership combines the best in music with the best in gaming. PlayStation Network users will enjoy the convenience of linking your accounts to Spotify, making it easy to sign-up with your existing ID and subscribe to Spotify’s Premium service. You can also use Spotify while playing games on PS4, enabling you to soundtrack your gaming sessions with your favorite songs in the background. Want something heavy and rocking for an intense Destiny Raid? How about some old school hip hop while taking the field in Madden NFL?

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#2 Posted by Jesus_Phish (3845 posts) -

Pretty good news. Excellent that you can listen to Spotify while playing a game. I wonder will they continue doing the Music Unlimited thing of having curated playlists for certain games.

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#3 Posted by Quarters (2658 posts) -

That seems pretty rad. Good on 'em.

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#4 Edited by Fear_the_Booboo (1074 posts) -

Just subscribed to Spotify. This is good news.

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#5 Posted by rethla (3725 posts) -

This seems to good to be true.

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#6 Posted by redyoshi (1426 posts) -

I've been hoping that some of the other music streaming services would show up on the platform. Hopefully it's not some exclusive thing and Rdio can follow them soon.

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#7 Posted by johnnymcginley (520 posts) -

I wonder if this is the kind of thing only made possible by the high volume of console sales.

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#8 Posted by LiquidSaiyan3 (619 posts) -

This is great. I was waiting to see who would jump first on integrating the major streaming services.

Now I patiently wait for an Rdio announcement...

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#9 Posted by zombie2011 (5595 posts) -

Pssh...Haven't used Spotify since T. Swift pulled all her songs from it.

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#10 Posted by JJBSterling (582 posts) -

Time for some PS4 summerjams.

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#11 Posted by fisk0 (6867 posts) -

Pssh...Haven't used Spotify since T. Swift pulled all her songs from it.

Not that specific artist, but I dropped out about a year before it went out of beta since they region locked pretty much all the stuff I was interested in. It's a shame since it was fucking amazing back in 2008-2009 during the beta.

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#12 Posted by turboman (9875 posts) -

Oh wow... This is a pretty damn good response to the lack of music support on PS4. Hopefully there can be a point where you can integrate your spotify music directly into games instead of playing over top of them.

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#14 Posted by Witzig (364 posts) -

I hope Spotify comes the Xbox One... I love Spotify

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#15 Posted by Yesiamaduck (2545 posts) -

I was so worried that they would try to monopolise the on demand music scene on the PS4. But I am stoked that Spotiy is coming to PS4! I mean Music Unlimited was fine n all but I was using it just so I could listen to music on the PS4 and canned it shortly after I started the trial.

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#16 Posted by awesomeusername (4643 posts) -

@redyoshi: The post says that Spotify is the exclusive partner for PS Music.

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#17 Posted by redyoshi (1426 posts) -

@awesomeusername: Ah, I should have clicked the link and then I wouldn't have gotten my hopes up. Man, what a bummer. I guess I'm going to have to switch. I really enjoy Rdio but this kind of perk is a big deal for me.

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#18 Posted by afabs515 (2005 posts) -

Great decision to allow you to play games and listen to music at the same time. This is absolutely the right way to handle this. Good for them, and hopefully it comes to Xbox as well. Can't wait to get back to my apartment and start playing with this a bit.

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#19 Posted by Stealthmaster86 (741 posts) -

The first thing that popped in my head was the Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas soundtrack playing over Grand Theft Auto V.

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#20 Posted by KowalskiManDown (4169 posts) -

This is super exciting news! Spotify remains the best music streaming service out there as far as I'm concerned.

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