Xbox App for Windows 10 Now Let’s You Initiate “Play from Console”

Last few months on Xbox been very exciting. Not only the console is getting updates more often, Windows 10 Xbox App is now a treat. Last time we saw the Stream to Windows 10 option, and now you you can now choose Play from console to start a game streaming session from a game hub page, which reduces an extra step.

Here is the list of changeling for Xbox App for Windows 10:

  • My Games – As you install games from the Windows Store, they will appear in your My Games list. Additionally, you can manually add games to your collection by selecting My games > Add a game from your PC. Also, there is now a Featured games section on the home screen, below your Recently played list.
  • Game hubs – You can now launch a local PC game from its game hub, view details about the game in the Windows Store, and find and follow People to Watch for a given game. Additionally, for Xbox One games, you can now choose Play from console to start a game streaming session from a game hub page.

Xbox App Stream to Console

  • Share with your friends – You can share your achievements to your Activity feed and Showcase just like you do on Xbox One. You can also share your Xbox One Game clips or Screenshots listed under Game DVR > Shared to your Activity Feed and Showcase.
  • Xbox avatars – We renamed the Avatars app on Windows 10 to Xbox Avatars and the layout and iconography have been updated to final designs. In this month’s preview, there is a “Take a photo” feature so you can pose your avatar and snap a photo.
  • Xbox account – In preview, you can sign in to Xbox on Windows 10 with any account, and create a new Xbox account if you do not already have one.

Microsoft also rolled out Build 10158 of Windows 10, and these features works with it. You will also need to update your Xbox App on Windows 10 by going to store.

via MajorNelson

Ashish Mohta
A die-hard fan of Windows, PC Gaming, and Xbox. He is a seasoned content writer with over 15 years of experience in the industry. He is a specialist in writing about Windows, software reviews, troubleshooting Windows, and automation.


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