Spotify Duo tests out two-person subscription option

Most music streaming services have a familiar set of options for subscription options, but Spotify is trying out something new. An individual can subscribe for $9.99 a month, the family tier gives access to up to six people for $14.99, and now it’s testing a middle ground. Spotify Duo is a subscription for just two people.

The specifics of Duo are pretty similar to the usual family plan options. Both participants will have their own accounts with their own playlists and personalizations. The unique elements are that Spotify will generate an algorithmic playlist called Duo Mix with songs based on both people’s tastes. Also, the two people on the same plan are not required to live at the same address, which is a somewhat contentious rule for the family plans.

Spotify Duo is being trialed in Colombia, Chile, Denmark, Ireland, and Poland. It costs €12.49 ($14.02).

Anna Washenko