Spotify is launching Group Session, a feature of the app that will let Premium users stream music with each other. It was spotted in testing last year but will now be made available broadly going forward.
As reported by 9to5Mac, the company made the announcement this morning:
Today, Spotify is launching a beta version of Group Session, an evolving feature that allows a group of two or more Premium users in the same space to share the control for their listening session with others via a Spotify Code. In addition to real-time listening, the feature will offer shared queue control and collaboration for the listening group.
Spotify earlier this year noted that users are sharing more of their music as more and more cities go on lockdown.
“We’ve seen an increase in collaborative playlists during this time frame, allowing people to connect over shared music and have virtual jam sessions…