Party chat inside the Xbox mobile apps lets you voice chat with friends on Xbox Live, similar to the Discord mobile app.
This should, theoretically, also work when you're playing an Xbox One game but want to use external speakers for game sound and your phone for chat audio, though admittedly it would be an unintuitive way of doing things.
Microsoft has started testing Xbox party chat in the company's Xbox mobile apps for iOS and Android. Mixer has not disclosed its user base, but Microsoft reports 600 million Windows 10 monthly active devices and more than 53 million monthly active Xbox Live users, so if even a small fraction is using Mixer, it's a significant number.
You can now buy Apple TV and Google Chromecast again on Amazon
In addition to the regular Chromecast, Amazon also published a listing for the 4K-capable Chromecast Ultra adapter. CNET first reported the return of Apple TV and Google Chromecast devices to Amazon's platform.
Trevor Siemian suffers shoulder injury, out for Broncos
After two incomplete passes, Siemian was injured on a sack by linebacker Barkevious Mingo and was forced to leave the game. The pick was his 14th of the season, second most in the league behind only DeShone Kizer .
Mark Hamill remembers 'making out' with Carrie Fisher
"I remember one time - I'm sure alcohol was involved - we were talking about kissing techniques", said Hamill. Carrie Fisher died nearly one year ago on December 27, 2016 drowned in moonlight, strangled by her own bra .
Not only that, the app will allow players to chat between platforms, i.e. cross-platform chat between iOS, Android, PC and Xbox players.
Though the app is still in beta phase, it sure seems promising and will open up several possibilities for keeping in touch while gaming with your buddies. Notably, the development team notes that the beta process wasn't just a way for them to soft-launch; instead, they have used the feedback and comments from users to build the app "pixel-by-pixel" to give a better user experience, whether that means faster updates, personalization, and interactivity.
For iOS users, if selected you will be receiving an email from Apple within 48 hours.