Microsoft Will Now Lets You Stream PC Games To An Xbox One

You’ve had the resources to stream Xbox One games to a Windows 10 PC for a while now, however a recent upgrade to the Wireless Show app now lets you stream your PC video games to an Xbox One. The Wireless Show app was originally released as Connect on Windows, for the purpose of connecting a PC to the Microsoft Surface Center. Now with the brand-new update Microsoft has actually included Xbox One support, permitting you to not only stream video games from a PC, however also utilize your Xbox One’s controller to play it.

For this to work, you’ll require to install the Wireless Display app on your PC and Xbox One console. Once done, you’ll see the option to cast your PC screen on to the TV that’s connected to your console.

Besides video games, the cast function adds other streaming functionality as well to the Xbox One like playing video or opening images from your PC, and mirroring the Microsoft Edge browser. The Xbox One controller acts as a mouse or keyboard, enabling you to remotely browse and run programs on your PC.

You can also stream Android video games to your TV using the app, however that doesn’t included controller assistance.

It’s worth keeping in mind that you won’t have the ability to use some video streaming services when casting from your PC to the Xbox One. Likewise, Xbox One got support for cordless keyboard and mouse late last year, so it is possible that a future upgrade may bring that functionality to PC streaming also.

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