Microsoft allows users to stream PC games to Xbox One

Microsoft allows users to stream PC games to Xbox One

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Microsoft launched a new update for its app “Wireless Display”, that let users stream your PC games Xbox one. Available as a free download on the game console, the app brings the Wi-Fi-powered Miracast experience already available on Surface Hub and other Windows 10 devices over to the Xbox One console. You can use a regular Xbox controller to control the remote PC, enabling gameplay or even the ability to use an Xbox for presentations.

The newly updated app allows you to fully mirror and share all the content such the photos and videos stored on a PC over on the Xbox One. You can use a regular Xbox controller to control the remote PC.

Unfortunately, the app doesn’t support keyboard and mouse support, so you can’t connect a physical keyboard or mouse to your Xbox to control your PC or games. Streaming protected content from Netflix and Hulu also won’t work for copyright reasons.

How to connect

–Install the app
–Enter the Winkey + P shortcut to bring up the “Project” menu.
–Select “Connect to a wireless display” and then select the “Xbox One” option from the new menu that pops up.

For the ability to control the PC or play games with the Xbox Controller, you must choose the option to Allow mouse, keyboard, touch, and pen input from this device.

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