Xbox App for Windows 10 Updated With New Features
Microsoft’s new Windows OS, Windows 10 will come with a variety of features appealing to wide range of audience that includes gamers as well. Microsoft is adding new features to its Xbox app for Windows 10 in an attempt to bring two of its popular brands closer together.
Larry Hryb, aka Major Nelson revealed some new features for the Xbox app which gamers would appreciate. First up is a new “Game Clip” feature that allows you to watch clips from your Xbox One on Windows 10 PC. On top of that, you’ll be able to sync your Xbox Live accounts to both platforms to download clips directly to your Xbox app.
The Xbox app will also let you view the activity feed, like and comment on posts and delete your own posts. Additionally, profile header is now “collapsed by default” to offer more information on screen.
You can also search for your Xbox Live friends using the search bar on top of the screen. Friends can be searched by their gamertags or real name if they opt to share with you.
The Xbox app now adapts to different windows sizing to improve performance:
The Xbox app now fluidly adapts to changing window sizing to more intelligently display different views dependent on the size of the application window. This better supports a broader range of PCs with varying screen and windows sizes and serves as a performance improvement to reduce memory.
Users can connect their Xbox One with the app to remotely control the console using a virtual controller. Perks of connecting your Xbox One and Xbox app doesn’t end there. Users can access OneGuide and Universal Remote Controller as well.
Your recently played games across a range of platforms including Xbox One, Windows 10 and more will be showed on the Xbox app.
If those features aren’t enough for you, you can suggest more. How? Visit the Xbox on Windows 10 sub-forum to be vocal about what you want to see in the Xbox app for Windows 10. For more on Windows 10, keep it locked to TechFrag.
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