Microsoft is currently permitting analyzers to get to a new Xbox app for Windows that extraordinarily further develops the game install process from the Windows store. As we revealed recently, the refreshed app permits PC gamers to install titles into any envelope of their decision with unhindered admittance to game records.
Its a choice that helps address a considerable lot of the headaches of installing titles from Xbox Game Pass for PC, and it should likewise mean you would backup be able to game records and reestablish them in case need be. Already, Microsoft forced games to install into a WindowsApps organizer at the base of a drive, and it was secured so you couldnt alter records or uninhibitedly move them around.
The refreshed Xbox app now allows you to pick an area, and, if you have existing games installed, you can move them onto auxiliary drives. Ive tried the app and effectively moved Forza Horizon 5, Gears 5, and Microsoft Flight Simulator onto auxiliary drives. I can now completely get to those records and organizers, as well.
Windows 10 and Windows 11 clients can test the new Xbox app through the Xbox Insider Hub app from the store. Youll need to join the Windows Gaming sneak peak inside the Xbox Insider Hub app to get the refreshed Xbox app. Microsoft records various known issues for this early delivery however, including issues dispatching a few games on outside drives and various games that arent upheld yet.
You additionally still cannot add games downloaded from the Windows store into Steam, as there appears to be a consent issue forestalling that. The Xbox app is as yet in review, so that could be a bug that will be tended to before its broadly accessible.
In any case, Windows store game installs are finally getting more Steam-like, following quite a while of issues and bugs for PC clients. In case youve been keeping away from Xbox Game Pass for PC because of the Windows store, this new Xbox app should eliminate a portion of the related headaches.