Xbox Live Updates Include Control Support For iPhone
Microsoft has finally brought its popular Xbox LIVE in the App Store. The revamped 5.1 version brings tons of new features and capabilities that include controlling the console with the mighty iPhone.
Xbox LIVE and its Windows Phone integration is something that the originally PC maker company brags. It allows users and gamers to interact and play with the features online. There have been debates on whether Microsoft will make the app available for millions of iOS users around the world, but finally that is made into reality.
Business wise, it’s the smartest move to do to give in to what consumers are demanding. Microsoft is that smart that it brings the revamped Xbox LIVE in the App Store, which is expected to make millions of hands clapping, and millions of gaming nerds to jump out of joy.
Words of wisdom from Microsoft is as follows:
Take your Xbox LIVE experience wherever you go with the My Xbox LIVE app. Track and compare your achievements, connect with your Xbox LIVE friends, and change up your 3D Avatar. Review all your recent great games you and your friends love to play and compare achievements with them. Jump into your games hub to learn about the latest LIVE games and apps. Access Xbox Spotlight feeds, get breaking news from Xbox LIVE, game tips and tricks, gamer spotlight and much more.
Xbox LIVE 5.1 version includes support for the new iPad giving the game enthusiasts realistic gaming experience with the iOS tablet’s Retina Display. Support for the iPad is now more stable with the new state of the art Improved Authentication feature. Let’s not forget about the addition of images that intended for the high resolution display of the iPad 3.
As for the iPhone owners/users, Microsoft brings the new era of gaming experience. This is actually the most noticeable addition in the application. The Apple handset can be connected to the Xbox 360 console giving the users the capability to control, explore, and discover contents on the device, with the iPhone on their hands. The iPhone feature includes access to the users’ quick list, pause, play, and rewind controls. Aside from that, users will never be left behind on what’s fresh and new with the Discover option on the menu. Like the iPad’s it also includes Improved Authentication option to make all controls on the iOS handset reliable and stable.
The improved and lovable Xbox LIVE includes a home screen for the iPhone and the iPad. Both menus are flawlessly created for the devices making the users fall in love with it before they can get into the real thing. The feature is really similar with what Windows Phone Metro UI users are seeing just to give readers the idea on what they can expect from this new craze in the gadget world.
Xbox LIVE users can easily update the older version using the Updates tab that can be accessed through the App Store. Newbie won’t also be sweating while starting with the app since all they need to do is to download My Xbox LIVE for free in the App Store and they’re good to go.