The Microsoft Store for Xbox gets a complete makeover

by Teodor Nechita
Teodor Nechita
Teodor Nechita
Software Managing Editor
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Microsoft store for XBox gets update

Avid Xbox gamers are well aware of what the Xbox Game Pass it, and how it is an excellent opportunity to score great games at incredible prices, and sometimes even for free.

Well, the face of the Xbox Game Pass is the Microsoft Store on Xbox, and it just got a new and much-needed facelift.

The new store is sleeker, faster, better

Testing revealed that the new interface is much faster and more responsive than the old iteration, and the UI elements are much better arranged.

For example, searching for games, categories, and pages is far easier now, and it is much easier to get info on any game in the Store, be it in your library or not.

As you can see for yourself from the official screenshots taken from Microsoft‘s page, the new store fantastic:

This is obviously just one of many preparations that Microsoft has taken in order to prepare the launch of the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S consoles.

Not only will gamers now gain access to a newer, much more powerful console, but this new facelift comes as an incentive for more and more users to subscribe to the Xbox Game Pass as soon as possible.

This is especially the case since the new consoles will also support backwards compatibility, so older games will still be playable.

Parental controls get a few noticeable changes as well

The first thing on any user’s mind now that the new Xbox will soon hit live and the store has a new face is that purchases will skyrocket.

However, while this may be the purpose, after all, the enhancements brought to the Parental Controls will ensure that this doesn’t happen mindlessly.

As an example, the Store’s new interface is better at showcasing content ratings, and parents now have it easier when it comes to restricting games.

The new Xbox Store will be rolled out today, and anyone using an Xbox console will be able to see the new changes after performing a brief update.

With so many changes happening in such a short period of time, users can only wonder what else does Microsoft have in store for them.

Will the new Xbox consoles or the Microsoft Store overhaul make you consider subscribing to the Xbox Game Pass?

Let us know what’s your take on these developments by leaving us a message in the comments section below.