Xbox Party Chat Is Coming to Your Phone Soon

16 December, 2017, 18:53 | Author: Carmen Reese
  • Xbox party chat is coming to Android and iOS

Now the ability to watch 4K video is limited to the Xbox One and the Xbox One S. If you have these models you may need to update your YouTube app to take advantage of the 4K video.

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) is experimenting with a new feature that would allow Xbox Live subscribers to chat with other users on their mobile devices. Luckily, Microsoft listened to its users' requests and chose to bring the chat feature into the Xbox app for Android and iOS smartphones.

Thanks to this news, users can continue group chats on Xbox with their friends even when they are physically far away from their consoles.

Xbox Party Chat Is Coming to Your Phone Soon

Now accessible on the Xbox Beta app and first spotted by Reddit users, the new feature makes it possible to use the Xbox mobile app to take part in party chats when you can't be at your console. This is definitely a useful feature if you're not near your console and want to chat with your friends. The Redmond house has not announced a specific release date for the public to enjoy this feature, but it is likely that the wait is not very long.

The refresh comes just a few months after Mixer introduced a social-oriented mobile apps for iOS and Android that let players stream on the go and share experiences in their favorite mobile games.

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