Windows 10 Game Bar gets Xbox One Groups feature

by Milan Stanojevic
Milan Stanojevic
Milan Stanojevic
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Microsoft released an update for the Windows 10 Game Bar that added a popular feature called Looking for Groups from Xbox One. The feature is currently restricted to users in the beta test ring.

Gamers can now define specific requirements for each player while creating new groups. They can also look for players to team up with during a gaming session. Additionally, they can chat with potential group members before joining them.

How to use Looking for Groups on Game Bar

You can press Windows Key + G to open the Windows 10 Game Bar. However, you need to be enrolled in the Windows 10 Gaming preview to access these features. 

The test ring insiders need to update their Game Bar by visiting the Microsoft Store. The update will enable a tab in the menu that provides access to a limited set of games.

Microsoft plans to link the Game Bar with its game library database in future so that you can enjoy a wide variety of games.

Windows 10 Game Bar Group issues

Well, the feature comes with a few bugs of its own. Some users reported that the scroll wheel is not working as intended. Xbox Insiders are currently testing this brand new feature.

Gamers are already excited about Looking for Groups feature and they are looking forward to the public release version.

Windows 10 Game Bar offers some useful functionalities to its users. It eliminates the need for any third party software to record videos, take screenshots, and stream live gaming sessions.

Looking for Groups is perfect for those Windows 10 users who are always looking for partners to enjoy their favorite games.

The chat feature can help them to find gamers who share the same interests and avoid annoying players. If Microsoft is successful in its efforts, this addition can be a game changer for the company. The bug M could thus beat its competitors offering similar services.


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