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Sonos Will Continue to Update Its Legacy Products with Bug Fixes

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Sonos introduced earlier this week that it might cease updating a few of its legacy merchandise beginning in Might 2020. The larger situation was that Sonos was going to stop customers from having legacy and fashionable merchandise inside a single house in its app.

The transfer led the corporate to obtain a flurry of criticism and unfavourable suggestions from its prospects who’ve spent 1000’s of {dollars} on Sonos merchandise.

All that backlash appears to have had labored as Sonos CEO Patrick Spence has issued an announcement clearing the air on how the corporate will deal with its legacy merchandise. He clarifies that every one Sonos legacy merchandise will proceed to work as they do at present. Whereas the corporate won’t add new options to its legacy merchandise by way of software program updates, it can roll out bug fixes and safety patches so long as attainable. And in case there is a matter that impacts the core expertise of the speaker, Sonos will “work to supply an alternate resolution.”

The corporate can also be engaged on permitting legacy and fashionable merchandise to co-exist in a house.

Secondly, we heard you on the problem of legacy merchandise and fashionable merchandise not with the ability to coexist in your house. We’re engaged on a technique to break up your system in order that fashionable merchandise work collectively and get the newest options, whereas legacy merchandise work collectively and stay of their present state. We’re finalizing particulars on this plan and can share extra within the coming weeks.

The Sonos audio system which can be affected by this coverage embody the Bridge, the Join, the Join:Amp, the CR200 controller, the Play:5 (first technology), and all Sonos Zone gamers. These audio system had been launched between 2006 to 2009, making them over a decade outdated now. Thus, one can’t actually blame Sonos for phasing out help for such units now. It’s the truth is commendable that Sonos has supported its legacy merchandise for thus lengthy and can proceed to replace them with bug fixes and safety patches if needed.

[Through Sonos]

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