What you need to know
- Microsoft just rolled out a new feature that allows you to easily discover games.
- The Xbox One Guide now features the ability to directly buy the game a friend is playing.
- This means that it'll be easier for players to discover titles their friends are interested in.
Playing with your friends is a major aspect of Xbox Live and Microsoft keeps on introducing new ways to tell what your friends are doing. Today, Director of Programming for Xbox Live, Larry Hryb, announced that the team is rolling out a new feature on Xbox One where you can get more information on a game your friends are playing. If you open it up, you'll see that there's a link to play it there, an option to install or buy it, and open its Official Club.
We are starting to roll out a new feature for Xbox One: Directly from the Guide you will be able to quickly get more information on a game your friend is playing - with a link to play it (if installed), install (if you own it) or buy it + a link to the official club pic.twitter.com/VpVGqPzI6u— Larry Hryb (@majornelson) November 19, 2019
This should make jumping into games with your friends much easier. We've tried it and it works really well. We're always curious about what others are doing because it may lead us to discover a game we had passed on earlier. What do you think of this new feature? Let us know.
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