The Xbox app for Windows 10 is the spearhead as Microsoft tries to re-engage gamers on PC. As the primary client of Xbox Game Pass for PC, the Xbox app for Windows 10 also offers nifty voice chat features, a cross-platform friend list, and a PC game store that is vastly superior to the default Microsoft Store client.
As part of Microsoft’s Gamescom 2019 festivities, the company has announced a host of new features on the Xbox app both now and in the near future.
Since the launch of Xbox Game Pass for PC (Beta) alongside the new Xbox App (Beta) at E3 2019, we’ve listened carefully to your ideas on how to improve your PC gaming experience and are excited to share some updates, motivated by your reactions. Along with more great games, we’ve made a few updates to the Xbox Game Pass for PC experience to make it easier for you to discover and manage titles in your library, as well as connect with your community. players. Some of these features are available today and more will be available in the coming weeks.
So what’s up? It turns out that it is a lot.
- Connect social accounts: Microsoft will allow Xbox app users to connect several additional accounts to the system, including YouTube, Twitter, Twitch, Discord, Reddit, Facebook, and Steam. Friends who also sign in to their social platforms will be able to quickly and easily find other friends who also have Xbox Live gamertags.
- New filtering options: Microsoft has noted that users want improvements in how you can search games in the app, which should make it easier to manage your favorite games and their DLC packages.
- Download management: When you select a drive for game installations, the Xbox app now displays the required disk space.
- Game Pass for PC on mobile: You will be able to enjoy your Xbox Game Pass for PC on mobile experience (Xbox Game Pass for PC for mobile?) Allowing you to find PC titles from the Xbox Game Pass app on Android and iOS.
In addition to the new features, Microsoft has announced a range of new titles heading for Xbox Game Pass for PC, including Kingdom Come: Deliverance, Blair Witch, Age of Empires Definitive Edition and, later, Stellaris as well.
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