The Xbox app for Windows 10 got its monthly update today with a slew of new features for both standalone PC gamers and those who own an Xbox One.
The marquee feature for the update this time around is a new Game Clips section that allows people to view and download the clips they recorded on their Xbox One with the console’s Game DVR functionality. In addition, users can also view a feed of Clips that are popular worldwide, so they can check out what fun antics other people have been up to. In a future update, Windows 10 will be adding Game DVR capabilities that will allow people to record any game on their PC.
The social features in the Xbox app have received an upgrade, with support for liking posts on the activity feed from the app, as well as deleting your posts from your PC. The search box at the top of the friends list section now allows people to search by both gamertag and their friends’ real names, if they choose to share them.
Finally, the app now lets PC users connect their computer to their Xbox One to remotely control their console using a virtual game controller on the PC. Once connected, users can access OneGuide and the universal remote control which will let them change channels, set volume and even access the DVR on a connected set-top box.
There are going to be even more changes coming to the app next month. In an interview at GDC, Xbox Group Program Manager Richard Irving told GeekWire that Microsoft will continue releasing monthly updates from here on out.
Here’s a video run-down of all the updates from Microsoft’s Larry “Major Nelson” Hryb: