The Xbox Game Pass adds a new arrow to its bow, the Redmond house has introduced full support to Amazon Alexa in the service.
Download Xbox Game Pass titles with Amazon Alexa
Xbox Game Pass is certainly one of the most complete video game-themed subscription services on the market, and although it can count on a practically immense catalog, the Redmond house has decided to enhance and make its platform even smarter.
According to what emerged from a recent tweet from Tom Warren, the Microsoft service has recently added support for Amazon Alexa, so it will be possible to manage your Xbox Game Pass library via voice commands.
The integration between the two services will allow players not only to download a game from the Xbox Game Pass through a simple voice command, but it will also be possible to find out the titles of the moment and which will leave the service shortly.
To take full advantage of this brand new feature, simply connect the two devices and download simply follow the complete procedure for configuring the voice assistant with Xbox consoles.
- Set the power mode to Immediate On:
I. Press the Xbox button to open the guide.
II. Select Profile & System > Settings > General > Power Saving Mode and Startup.
III. Select Instant start from the dropdown menu Power-saving mode.
- Enable digital assistants. Go to Profile & System > Settings > Devices and Connections > Digital Assistants, then select Enable Digital Assistants.
- Sign in to the Xbox console.
- Download Alexa for Xbox (optional).
- Open the Amazon Alexa app on your phone.
- Go to the menu and select Add Device.
- Select Game Console and then Xbox, then follow the instructions.
Amazon is launching Alexa and Xbox Game Pass integration today. You can now ask any Alexa device to install a game from Xbox Game Pass, or find out what games are popular or leaving the service soon. Details here: https://t.co/wmABK8CPIh pic.twitter.com/lLENVp0bAx
— Tom Warren (@tomwarren) April 13, 2021
After connecting the voice assistant to the Xbox console, players can simply ask Alexa to download a Game Pass title such as Grand Theft Auto 5, Prey, Outriders, or many other available titles.
At the time of writing this article, the feature is only available for the American market, but we are confident that Microsoft will extend support to other regions as soon as possible.