You can now set Sonos speakers as the default playback option for Google Assistant

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Sonos only added Google Assistant as a voice playback option for its smart speakers last year, and the two companies are still working toward adding new features and building out a more robust software relationship. (Strangely, this relationship seems unaffected by the ongoing patent infringement lawsuit between the two companies.)

The newest feature, added through a server-side update today, is the ability to set a Sonos speaker as the default option for Google Assistant, a Sonos spokesperson tells The Verge.

That means you’ll be able to request a song be played over your Sonos speakers through a Google phone, Home speaker, or Assistant-powered Smart Display without having to specify the room name, as your Assistant profile and that…

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