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Microsoft's Xbox Live cross-platform gaming coming to iOS and Android


Xbox Live cross-platform gaming coming to iOS and Android

Microsoft is expected to unveil a new Software Development Kit (SDK) during the Game Developers Conference (GDC) 2019 which will allow developers to include Xbox Live features on their iOS and Android games.

Fortnite updated (7.10) with “14 Days of Fortnite” event and a rotation of limited-time modes


Fortnite updated (7.10) with “14 Days of Fortnite” event and a rotation of limited-time modes

Fortnite continues its holiday-themed content with the release of patch 7.10 which brings the “14 Days of Fortnite” event, allowing you to relive the game’s greatest moments, whether you’re a fan of enormous team battles or smaller skirmishes.

Fortnite Season 7 features 60fps mode on iPad Pro and more


Fortnite Season 7 features 60fps mode on iPad Pro and more

Fortnite has released the Season 7 update, which brings a snowy holiday theme along with several new features and improvements. Among those updates is a 60fps mode for the 2018 iPad Pro similar to the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max owners.

Microsoft's next-gen Xbox will stream games from 'XCloud'


Microsoft's next-gen Xbox will stream games from 'XCloud'

Microsoft is currently developing the successor to the Xbox One X gaming console, which will reportedly launch sometime in 2020. While the next-gen Xbox is expected to have updated hardware, Microsoft is also working on bringing game streaming to the console and is reportedly also working on a second Xbox which will be limited to streaming games.

Xbox Music for Android and iOS can now stream music from OneDrive


Xbox Music for Android and iOS can now stream music from OneDrive

Microsoft has released a new version of Xbox Music on both iOS and Android platforms. The update brings a few new features and improvements to the app while bringing it more in line with its Windows counterpart. You can download the latest version of Xbox Music directly on your device through its respective app stores or by using the following links:

Xbox for Windows 10 update (4.4.9014.0) brings Game DVR, Live TV streaming and more


Xbox for Windows 10 update (4.4.9014.0) brings Game DVR, Live TV streaming and moreMicrosoft has announced an upcoming update to the Xbox app  on Windows 10 Technical Preview. The update will bring several new features and improvements, including the long-awaited Game DVR feature, user profile updates, real name sharing, Live TV streaming and more. The update is planned to be released sometime later this month.

Xbox Music for Windows Phone updated (2.6.674.0) with improved OneDrive Integration


Xbox Music for Windows Phone updated (2.6.674.0)Microsoft recently unveiled a new service called Infinity, which integrates Xbox Music and OneDrive, allowing users to stream music from their OneDrive to the Xbox Music app. This new service currently allows users to store 50,000 songs on OneDrive, which can streamed on Windows Phone, Windows 8.1, Xbox consoles and on web via Xbox Music service.

You can now add your MP3 files to OneDrive and play your music on Xbox Music


Add music to OneDrive and Play files on Xbox Music

Microsoft has launched a new OneDrive and Xbox Music integration service called Infinity, which allows users to stream their OneDrive music files directly from the Xbox Music service. This is a free service and doesn’t require a paid Music Pass.

Hot Tub Time Machine (Unrated) is free today on Xbox Video (US only)


Hot Tub Time Machine

Are you planning on watching Hot Tub Time Machine 2, which is now planning in theaters? Did you miss its prequel?. For the entire day today, you can watch Hot Tub Time Machine (Unrated) on Xbox Video for free (US only). If you are looking for a decent comedy to check out, this is your movie. 

Microsoft releases February 2015 system update for Xbox One


Xbox OneMicrosoft has released the February 2015 system update for the Xbox One gaming console. The update brings an all new feature called game hubs, which allows you to share comments and content with your Xbox Live friends, game developers, and other Xbox Live members about your favorite Xbox One game.

Microsoft details Xbox on Windows 10


Xbox on Windows 10

Despite the immense growth of mobile gaming, Windows has been a platform of choice for serious gamers. Now with Windows 10, Microsoft is hoping to take gaming to a whole new level with the introduction of DirectX 12, its universal Xbox app and the ability to stream Xbox One games to PCs and tablets.

Xbox Video for Windows updated with MKV support


Xbox Video for WindowsMicrosoft has released an updated version of Xbox Video for Windows 8.1, which adds support for MKV video format, along with several bug fixes. Xbox Video allows you to rent or purchase movies and or TV shows, and watch them on your Windows Phone, PC, tablet, Xbox One, Xbox 360, or at XboxVideo.com.

You can download the update directly on your device through the Windows Phone Store or by using the following link:

[Windows Phone app] Xbox Video updated with new playback controls


Xbox Video for Windows Phone Xbox Video for Windows Phone has been updated to version 2.6.370.0 for Windows Phone 8.1 and version 1.6.370.0 for Windows Phone 8 devices. The latest release brings new playback controls, along with polish fixes and general improvements.Xbox Video allows users to enjoy latest movies and TV shows on Windows Phone 8.1 and makes it easy to watch what you love wherever you are.

You can download the update directly on your device through the Windows Phone Store or by using the following link:

[Windows Phone app] Xbox Music updated with Live Tile support


Xbox Music for Windows PhoneMicrosoft has released its nine update to Xbox Music for Windows Phone. The latest version 2.6.224 brings Live Tile support to Windows Phone 8.1 devices, along with more reliable Album Art in all areas of the app and several bug fixes. Xbox Music gives you access to all your favorite music with the ability to purchase music from the store or download unlimited content with Xbox Music Pass.

You can download the update directly on your device through the Windows Phone Store or by using the following link:

Download Download from Windows Phone Store
Price Free
Requirements Windows Phone 8.1
Press the Search searchbutton on your Windows Phone, tap Vision vision and then scan the following barcode by pointing your device camera toward it

Xbox Music for Windows Phone version 2.6.224 has the following new features and improvements:
  • You can now see incredible artist art & visualizations when playing music on your LIVE TILE! Requires Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 (OS Version #8.10.14141 & higher)
  • Album art should show up much more reliably in all areas of the app for files with embedded album art via ID3 tags V2.3 and below.

The update also brings several bug fixes focusses on:
  • Performance / page loads
  • Preventing any unexpected app exits
  • Reducing our memory footprint, resulting in less app suspensions & terminations during multi-tasking
  • Addressing playlist duplication issues
  • Cleaning up Recent Plays interactions

source - Microsoft

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[Windows Phone app] Xbox One SmartGlass updated with ability to record game clips, social features and more


Today Microsoft released a significant update to its Xbox One SmartGlass for Windows Phone app. The update brings version 1.0.6.0 along with several new features and improvements including the ability to record game clips, share and post status updates to activity feed. Xbox One SmartGlass is the companion app for the Xbox One gaming console.

You can download the update directly on your device through the Windows Phone Store or by using the following link:

Download Download from Windows Phone Store
Price Free
Requirements Windows Phone 8.0; Windows Phone 8.1
Press the Search searchbutton on your Windows Phone, tap Vision vision and then scan the following barcode by pointing your device camera toward it
Download using QR app

Xbox One SmartGlass for Windows Phone version 1.0.6.0 has the following new features and improvements:
  • Share and post activity feed items
  • Post status updates to your activity feed
  • See your activity feed on your profile
  • Display messages in a new conversations view
  • Record game clips
  • In-app display of release and feature notes
  • Expanding to new markets
  • TV and OneGuide available in new markets
  • Bug fixes

Xbox One SmartGlass for Windows Phone lets you control your Xbox One from your Windows Phone. You can also browse the web on your TV, control the media, search for your favorite movies, TV shows, music, and games, and play them on your Xbox right from your phone.

Xbox Video for Windows Phone updated with faster startup and playback


Xbox Video for Windows Phone updated with faster startup and playbackMicrosoft has released an updated version of which brings faster playback, improved startup time and refined search results. Windows Phone 8.0 users will receive version 1.6.205.0 while Windows Phone 8.1 users will received the 2.6.205.0 software version.

You can download the update directly on your device through the Windows Phone Store or by using the following link:

[Windows Phone app] Xbox One Smartglass updated with remote game purchase and more


has been updated to version 1.0.5.0 which brings several new features and improvements. Xbox One Smartglass cross platform companion app for the Microsoft Xbox One gaming console.

You can download the update directly on your device through the Windows Phone Store. You can also download the update and check out the changelog after the break.

Download Download from Windows Phone Store
Price Free
Requirements Windows Phone 8.0; Windows Phone 8.1
Press the Search searchbutton on your Windows Phone, tap Vision vision and then scan the following barcode by pointing your device camera toward it
Download using QR app


Xbox One Smartglass for Windows Phone version 1.0.5.0 has the following new features:
  • Like a Game Clip
  • Like an item in the activity feed
  • View items that have been shared to you from a message
  • Purchase Xbox One games & add-ons
  • Browse for recent and popular games & add-ons
  • General stability and polish improvements

Xbox One SmartGlass is the perfect companion app if you own a Xbox One console and a Windows Phone. The app lets you control your console from your Lumia smartphone, allow you to browse the web on your TV, search for your favorite movies, TV shows, music, and games, and play them on your Xbox right from your phone.

[Windows Phone app] Xbox Video updated with bug fixes


Xbox Video for Windows PhoneMicrosoft has released an updated Xbox Video for Windows Phone for Windows Phone 8 (1.6.115.0) and Windows Phone 8.1 (2.6.115.0) devices bringing a couple of bug fixes and improvements to the app.

You can download the update directly on your device through the Windows Phone Store or through the following link:

Download Download from Windows Phone Store
Price Free
Requirements Windows Phone 8.0; Windows Phone 8.1
Press the Search searchbutton on your Windows Phone, tap Vision vision and then scan the following barcode by pointing your device camera toward it

Xbox Video app on Windows Phone lets you access all the latest blockbuster movies and TV episodes on the go, you can buy or rent movies and TV shows, then stream or download them directly to your phone. The other great thing about Xbox Video is that your collection follows you from device to device, you can buy and start a movie or show on your Windows Phone, and then pick up where you left off on Windows 8 Tablet, Xbox One, or Xbox 360.

Xbox Video for Windows Phone brings the following new changes and improvements:
  • In some cases rental expiration notifications showed an incorrect countdown.
  • Some customers saw the error “This content is currently unavailable for streaming. Please download to your device to view.” when playing back owned movies or TV episodes.
Xbox Video is currently only available in the following regions: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom and United States.

[Windows Phone app] Xbox Music updated with bug fixes and performance improvements


Xbox Music for Windows PhoneXbox Music for Windows Phone has been updated to version 2.6.123.0 for Windows Phone 8.1 devices, which brings a number of performance and stability improvements along with bug fixes to the app.

You can download the update directly on your device through the Windows Phone Store or through the following link:

Download Download from Windows Phone Store
Price Free
Requirements Windows Phone 7.5; Windows Phone 8.0;
Windows Phone 8.1
Press the Search searchbutton on your Windows Phone, tap Vision vision and then scan the following barcode by pointing your device camera toward it

Xbox Music version 2.6.123.0 brings the following new features and improvements
  • Improvements to how the app behaves under poor connectivity conditions.
  • Improved download error handling so that messages are less frequent and more clear.
  • When your phone is charging, the app will update your collection from the flash or SD card in the background.
  • Addressed 70 functional bugs. A few notable issues we fixed:
    • Unexpected playlist/playlist item duplications appearing.
    • Downloads not resuming after a network connection was lost and regained.
    • Purchased songs appearing twice in the collection.
    • Showing “looking for music” when nothing had changed.
The XBox Music team is committed to continuing their progress in improving the app and promise to bring the following changes in future releases:
  • Performance – we’re continuing to invest in improving the responsiveness of the app.
  • Live Tile support.
  • Kid’s Corner support.
  • General UX improvements.

[Windows Phone app] Xbox Video updated


Xbox Video for Windows PhoneXbox Video for Windows Phone has received a minor update which brings version 1.5.3989.0 to Windows Phone 8 and version 2.5.3989.0 to Windows Phone 8.1. The update doesnt brings any new features, but it does bring some bug fixes and performance improvements.

You can download the update directly on your device through the Windows Phone Store or through the following link:

Download Download from Windows Phone Store
Price Free
Requirements Windows Phone 8.0; Windows Phone 8.1
Press the Search searchbutton on your Windows Phone, tap Vision vision and then scan the following barcode by pointing your device camera toward it

Xbox Video for Windows Phone has the following new features and improvements:
  • Some customers saw a perpetual "Loading …" message instead of their Collection.
  • In some instances TV and Movie detail pages did not load.

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