While Spotify might have only launched in the US today a couple of hours ago, it looks like manufacturers have already started taking advantage of the situation. Onkyo has just announced that users will be able to use their Onkyo home theater systems to listen to Spotify’s music on-demand service.
This feature will come through a firmware update that Onkyo will be releasing to its home theater systems. Onkyo will be releasing updates for its 2011 network capable receivers, starting with the TX-NR609, though there hasn’t been any mention about older models receiving any firmware updates for Spotify. In the future, Onkyo will also be releasing systems that support Spotify straight out of the box.
Users will need an internet connection and a Spotify Premium account to enjoy Spotify on their Onkyo home theater systems. No word on when the firmware update will be released, but it should be soon.