- Stream video games from Xbox to Discord.
- Variable refresh fee (VRR) replace for Xbox Sequence X|S consoles.
- New locations to view and redeem Rewards and rather more.
We right here at Group Xbox are persevering with to make Xbox higher, refining our experiences and delivering brand-new options based mostly in your suggestions. This replace is bringing you the extremely requested skill to stream your Xbox gameplay to your Discord pals! Moreover, we’re updating the variable refresh fee for Xbox Sequence X|S consoles, supplying you with new locations to view and redeem Rewards, and offering new want listing notifications to trace your video games. We’re persevering with our dedication to security on our platform by rolling out Xbox voice reporting, which lets you report inappropriate in-game voice chat. On PC, we’ve got some nice updates that will let you simply navigate your library and monitor the countdown to a recreation launch. Which jogs my memory… only one day till the Starfield launch!
Stream your video games out of your Xbox to your Discord pals
We heard that you just wished extra Discord options! Beginning this week, you’ll be able to stream gameplay instantly out of your Xbox to your Discord pals. With a easy click on on “Stream your recreation,” your Discord pals can now watch as you play your favourite console video games.
To get began, first link your Discord account. Then you’ll be able to be part of voice channels out of your Discord servers instantly out of your Xbox console. To navigate there, press the Xbox button in your controller to open the information, scroll to Events & chats, and choose Discord. Then scroll by way of your accessible Discord servers, leap right into a voice channel with pals, and share your gameplay!!
This characteristic is out simply in time for Starfield! Share as you make your customized character, uncover new planets, construct some wonderful ships, and uncover all there may be in Bethesda’s wonderful new universe. Make sure to be part of the official Bethesda Discord channel to remain updated on the Starfield launch and extra!
Whether or not you might be planning to stream Starfield or any of your different favourite video games, it’s simple to get began and have enjoyable with your mates cheering you on.
Variable Refresh Price (VRR) replace for Xbox Sequence X|S consoles
Variable Refresh Price (VRR) permits your TV or monitor to dynamically alter its refresh fee based mostly on the body fee of the content material you’re viewing to offer you a clean, artifact-free expertise when you recreation. Nonetheless, for those who’re utilizing your Xbox Sequence X|S for leisure experiences, you could not at all times need VRR enabled.
Beginning this week, you’ll be able to select the way you need VRR enabled in your Xbox Sequence X or Sequence S console. To pick your possibility, go to Basic > TV & show choices > Video,after which go to the dropdown menu for VRR. You possibly can choose if you would like VRR to be “All the time On,” “Gaming Solely,” or “Off.”
New locations to view and redeem Rewards
Rewards are actually simpler to search out in your Xbox with the brand new Rewards tab. You possibly can leap to them shortly by urgent the Xbox button to open the information, selecting Profile & system, choosing your profile, after which selecting My Rewards, the place you’ll discover your Xbox Sport Cross Quests.
Moreover, now you can discover the Redeem Rewards catalog instantly from the Rewards tab in your profile. To test it out, open the information and go to Profile & system > your profile > My Rewards.
Ask to hitch your pal’s gaming session
Need to test if there’s room in your pal’s gaming session earlier than becoming a member of the occasion? Now you’ll be able to go over to your pal’s profile and choose the ‘Ask to hitch recreation’ possibility.
Your pal will obtain a notification of your request to hitch, and so they can reply again to you with a recreation invite, a celebration invite, or a message.
Xbox voice reporting – assist a safer group for all Xbox gamers
In July we introduced platform-wide voice reporting to offer gamers the choice to seize and report inappropriate in-game voice chats. Voice reporting equips Xbox Sequence X|S and Xbox One gamers with the power to capture a 60-second video clip of an in-game voice incident that they consider violates Xbox Community Standards and submit it as proof to the Xbox Security Group for assessment.
This characteristic is purpose-built to assist the big variety of in-game interactions between gamers and works throughout hundreds of video games that supply in-game multiplayer voice chat, together with Xbox 360 backward appropriate titles. Voice reporting is on the market beginning this week to Xbox console gamers in choose English-language markets (U.S., UK, Canada, Eire, Australia, and New Zealand).
New want listing notifications – Microsoft Retailer on Xbox
Getting updates in your want listing is getting simpler. Need to be the primary to get the sport when it’s accessible? Now you may get a notification when your want listing video games go from pre-order to launch, and when your want listing video games enter Sport Cross.
The brand new want listing notifications will present up within the information and as a pop-up to let you understand when your want listing video games can be found. In Settings > Preferences > Retailer notifications, you’ll be able to resolve if you wish to see notifications within the information, when your want listing gadgets are launched, when they’re accessible with Sport Cross, and extra.
Simply pair new equipment to your Xbox console
Now you can simply pair new equipment to your Xbox console with out having to maneuver out of your sofa to push your Xbox console’s Pair button. To get began, open the Xbox Equipment app, and use the brand new “Join a Gadget” possibility.
PC Gaming | Xbox app on PC expertise updates
We simply up to date the Xbox app on PC with new options, quicker efficiency, and celebrations for upcoming video games. There are additionally enhancements to recreation particulars web page load occasions so you may get to the set up button even quicker, along with new fonts, button kinds, and animations throughout the app. You’ll additionally see updates on your Library and Set up queue, together with filters for Put in, Owned, and In Sport Cross, so to shortly discover your favourite video games. Different updates to the Xbox app on PC embrace a collapsible Play Later listing, whereas the Set up queue now has a consolidated settings menu to make it even simpler to handle your most popular set up drive, computerized updates, and extra.
The sport launch countdown is again so you’ll be able to monitor a recreation’s launch to the minute – no extra guessing! You’ll find the countdown on a recreation’s particulars web page earlier than it releases.
Are you prepared to leap into Starfield? The Xbox app’s launch display has a brand new Starfield-inspired key artwork to have fun Bethesda’s first new universe in 25 years.
You possibly can go to the official Xbox app on PC assist web site here to see a listing of all of the modifications included on this launch.
Assist form the way forward for Xbox
Keep tuned to Xbox Wire for future updates and all the most recent and best Xbox associated information. For assist associated to Xbox updates, go to the official Xbox Support site.
We love listening to from the group, whether or not you could have a suggestion for a brand new characteristic that you just’d wish to see added, otherwise you need to give suggestions on present options that would use some enchancment. From recreation seize and share enhancements, to serving to video games load quicker, new methods to attach along with your gaming group, and a lot extra, we’re at all times listening and in search of methods to enhance Xbox experiences for gamers around the globe. When you’d like to assist create the way forward for Xbox and get early entry to new options, obtain the Xbox Insider Hub in your Xbox Sequence X|S, Xbox One, or Home windows PC at this time. Tell us what you suppose!