As of today the September update for the Xbox app on windows ten has been released and will be rolling out, offering a variety of new features. The new features include real-time friends list, real-time activity feed updates and much more. There will also be an Xbox Beta app launching for Windows 10 sometime this month, The beta will offer users the chance to preview upcoming updates before they are made available. This is part of the Xbox preview program for the Xbox app on Windows 10.
What the Xbox App on Windows 10 September update changes/Adds:
Real Time friends list presence. - Your friends list will automatically refresh online or offline status and the apps and games which they are currently on.
Game progress comparison.- No need to hit the refresh button to see new Activity Feed items; by keeping the Xbox App open it will display your activity feed and will let you know when there are new items to view,comment on, like or re-share.
Console text entry.- It also brings one of the most requested features from the Xbox Feedback to the Xbox app on windows 10 - The ability to use the Xbox app for text input on Xbox One. You will be able to use the Xbox app and other inputs compatible with windows devices - keyboards,touch keypads, and the like - to enter text in search boxes and much more on Xbox one.
Introducing the new Xbox Beta app ( A message from Microsoft). - "[background=rgb(244,244,244)]Weâ€™ve embraced fan feedback for Xbox One updates via the Xbox One Preview Program, and similarly weâ€™re excited to introduce the [/background]Xbox Beta app[background=rgb(244,244,244)], available later this month. The Xbox Beta app program gives fans an opportunity to provide early input on features and enhancements coming to the Xbox app on Windows 10, helping us shape the product based on fan feedback. To enroll later this month, visit the Windows Store to download and install the â€˜Xbox Betaâ€™ app."[/background]