Extended Alexa Support & Play Later Wish List Coming to Xbox Game Pass

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Have you ever been browsing the Xbox Game Pass library and found yourself a little overwhelmed? Even if you're not an Xbox Game Pass subscriber, you can still utilize several new Alexa commands.

Xbox Live's Major Nelson wrote on his blog earlier this morning that the July 2019 Xbox update will introduce a number of new features to the console, including an all-new "Play Later" section on the Xbox Game Pass tab.

The Xbox Game Pass subscription service now has over 200 games included in it, with more games being added every month. This is a simple, but very helpful new addition, as Game Pass previously only allowed members to browse the entire catalogue every time they want to download a new game. Any progress you make or achievements you unlock will carry forward to the full version - should you wish to buy it once the Free Play Days weekend is over. And unfortunately, you won't get a warning when something on your Play Later list is about to leave the service.

It seems that Microsoft has heard the fans who wanted Xbox Skill for Alexa support in their country loud and clear. More countries can now take advantage of the Alexa support as Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Mexico, and Spain have also been added to the list of supported regions.

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Last year, we reported on Microsoft internal development of a special Xbox controller for its Project xCloud platform.

Microsoft has rolled out the July firmware update for Xbox One owners, bringing with it a couple of welcome features. Good news, so have we!

You can find even more Alexa commands right here if that's your fancy!

This, along with typical updates & improvements to the console, will be rolled out in the July update.

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