Windows 8.1 Xbox One SmartGlass App Released in the Windows Store

By: Radu Tyrsina
2 minute read

The Xbox One commercial launch is just around the corner and to have everything in place, Microsoft has decided to launch the Xbox One SmartGlass App in the Windows Store for Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 users

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The Windows 8.1 companion app for the Xbox One is already here, this is how it looks like


You are probably waiting for the moment when the Xbox One pre-orders finally start so you can order yours. But if you have a Windows 8 tablet or device, you can already download and install the official Xbox One SmartGlass app that Microsoft has just launched in the Windows Store. By using the new app you will be able to  navigate on the Xbox One using the keyboard or touch.

The application has received companion apps for Windows Phone 8, iOS and Android, as well.  The Xbox One SmartGlass App for Windows 8 comes with options to control your media and set top box with the remote control function. You can also browse the web, track achievements, chat with friends and access the help files of each game from a Windows 8.1 device. Here’s how the app’s description goes:

Xbox One SmartGlass is the perfect companion app for your Xbox One, both in your living room and on the go. Connect and control your Xbox One. Stay connected with the games and gamers you like. And add a new dimension to your console entertainment with the mobile device you already own.

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The Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 apps for the Xbox One are very similar to the one for Xbox 360. The app is currently available in the following languages: German, Spanish, French, English (Australia), Italian, Spanish (Mexico), Portuguese (Brazil), English (United Kingdom), English (Ireland), English (New Zealand), English. Follow the link from below to download and install it on your Windows 8 and Windows RT devices.

Download Xbox One SmartGlass app for Windows 8.1

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