Microsoft added the new Edge browser in the September update for the latest two generations of Xbox consoles. This is the Chromium-based variant. This includes the ability to use Google Stadia and, to a limited extent, also Discord.
The browser was already available as a limited test, but is now available to all users. Show the edge In a video demonstration of a preview of the browser that Google Stadia is working on. The site uses the Xbox Series X for this demonstration, but in principle the same setup should also work on the Xbox One, although the performance may be lower there. Mouse and keyboard are also supported, but Geforce NOW will not work on Edge.
DE update It also provides support for Discord, to an extent. Users can go to the web version of the app, log in and use text chat without a hitch. With speech channels, it is partially short: one can go into a channel and hear what others are saying, but a microphone is not detected, so one cannot say anything by oneself. Also, the web application cannot run in the background.
Microsoft also adds a file play laterQueue to his consoles. Here, players can add Xbox Game Pass games that look interesting. If there is nothing in the queue, Microsoft will provide personalized suggestions.
Recently, the Xbox app for Windows also got a the support For Xbox Cloud Gaming and Xbox Remote Play. This allows players to play Xbox games that are played in the cloud or on their Xbox console located elsewhere, respectively.
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