The latest update from Microsoft explains to users how to stream games from your Xbox One to Windows 10, adding a feature that will enable you to easily connect between them. Both of the company’s two projects are now perfectly in sync… as long as you comply to a few simple conditions.
Windows 10 is 10 days from its launch, but it’s taking small steps to its official reveal on July 29th, by showing potential users small peeks underneath the curtain. Microsoft has just enabled streaming videogames from your console to your PC, laptop or tablets updated to the newest version of their soon-to-come operating system.
All gamers will need is to update both the Xbox One and Windows 10 to their latest versions (reportedly should now be at 7.7.16004.00000 version or higher) and a decent enough internet connection in order for games to run smoothly from one to another.
What could make users more involved will be in its simplicity. Microsoft managed to achieve just that, though Windows is the operating system on both platforms, so the familiar interface is sure to make things much easier even the first time.
Simply launch up the Xbox App on your Windows 10 PC and scroll the left-hand menu down to the Connect icon where it will fire up your connection. Also, you need to make sure that your Xbox One is allowing the option, by going to Settings, then to the Preferences tab and then Allow Game Streaming To Other Devices.
If those simple conditions are adhered to, you’re good to go. Similar setting will support compatibility with the console’s processor, Xbox 360.
This will allow gamers to enjoy their large collection of videogames on their PC as well, which will be useful in freeing up their TV and allowing multiple means of entertainment at the same time. And avoid any debates or pulling sticks on who gets control of the television for the night.
Microsoft are making efforts to connect all their platforms together and perhaps gain more favors than their strongest competitor, Sony.
It was reported that June was PlayStation 4’s month because of its teaming up with Batman: Arkham Knight. Perhaps the following months might be dominated by Xbox One, when the Microsoft console will exclusively release games from popular franchises, such as Halo 5: Guardians and Rise of the Tomb Raider.
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