Microsoft has announced an update for Xbox One and Xbox app on Windows 10 PCs. The major changes in an update includes introduction of Cortana to Xbox One gaming consoles.
Cortana will work in a similar way as Apple?s digital assistant ?Siri? does. Cortana will let the users find great new games, see what your friends are up to, start a party, accomplish common tasks, turn on your Xbox One if you?re using Kinect, and more.
Although voice commands are already there on Xbox One, update will make the process simple. Current version requires specific command to activate the console or search games. According to MobileSyrup, Microsoft has promised that an update will simplify the process however the company has not specified up to what extent.
Other than Cortana an update includes new game collection, facebook friend finder on Xbox One, improved sharing on Xbox One and lot more.
The company will update game collection interface to make finding new games and launch the games easier than ever before. Players will be able to to quickly access ?Ready to Install? tab, and get more information about titles in their queue.
Facebook friend finder is already there in Xbox PC app now, the company is expanding it to Xbox gaming consoles. With this feature Xbox One owners will able to get suggestions for Facebook friends to add friends and play with them on Xbox Live.
Improved sharing feature will let the players share their achievements, screenshots and GameDVR clips more easily. Gamers will be able to share their most epic clips and captures with the community in easy steps.
On Microsoft Blog, the company reported that the will start rolling out an update to its preview audience for Xbox One and to the Xbox app (beta) on Windows 10 in the following weeks. The company will release the feature in installments, not all at once.
The update will be available for Xbox One Preview Program members and best testers on PC.
Rest of user have to wait for a while it will be available this summer starting from June 10.
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