Select Xbox Insiders get 'Surprise me' button, randomly picks backlog game

Xbox One X
Xbox One X (Image credit: Windows Central)

What you need to know

  • Microsoft releases a number of new features to Xbox Insiders once in a while.
  • This week, Alpha Skip-Ahead testers got the ability to shuffle games.
  • If you have a monstrous backlog, pressing "Surprise me" will randomly select a title.
  • The ability to easily change your home screen layout is also part of this download.

Do you have a monstrous backlog? Do you ever sit in front of your Xbox One, debating what to play? Well, Microsoft may have a solution for your dilemma, for just $9.99, you can... I'm kidding, but the company does have a great solution that's coming as a free update.

According to a report by Kotaku, select Xbox Insiders got a "Surprise me" button which helps them determine what to play next. If you're an Alpha Skip-Ahead, check if your console has an update. This feature, along with the ability to easily customize your home screen, are part of the download.



Asher Madan

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