The Universal Windows Platform has officially arrived for the Xbox One and it’s already brought a large number of Windows 10 apps and services to the console; many of these apps and services are available for Windows 10 PCs and mobile devices.
Currently the selection available to players is very limited and there are only a few truly useful or good apps worth installing. So here are some of the best Windows 10 apps currently available for Xbox One.
Readit – This is the Windows 10 client that allows users to access the popular web forums, Reddit. It allows for account synching between different Windows 10 devices and features everything from the Reddit website.
Netflix – All users should expect Netflix to be available for Xbox One and considering the Xbox One S can stream videos in 4K resolution, this app is a necessity. Users will need to pay the monthly fee however for access to the movies and TV shows featured by the service.
Groove Music – This app will be getting an update soon to allow users to listen to background music while playing a video game or while accessing other services. Other music streaming services will also be getting this feature but Groove music is the first.
Skype – When it comes to communicating with family and friends, Skype is one of the best pieces of software currently available. The fact that it’s available on Xbox One is fantastic and users can speak to anyone with the software, regardless of platform.
Windows Camera – It features Kinect support and is currently the only app that allows users to save images and videos.
What else can users expect?
Users should expect to see a wide range of apps and services once the UWP has opened properly, here are the top 5 apps that should be made available for Xbox One.
- MyTube! For Youtube
- Microsoft Office Suite