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Microsoft announces to launch a Google Assistant skill that will control your Xbox One

Are you looking for some easy ways to navigate your Xbox One? The good news is that you can now navigate it without the need of a controller. Yes, Microsoft has recently announced that it is launching a skill on the Google Assistant that will enable you in controlling the basic navigation and commands on your console using Google Assistant apps on Android and ios. If you’re the fan of Google Assistant and want to get your hands on it on the Xbox One then you can join the group named Xbox for Google Assistant. While doing this, it’s important to check that you sign in to Google with your email address linked to Google Assistant. Then turn on the Xbox One and then sign in to your account and open Google Assistant. This definitely will give you the liberty to ask the Google Assistant to launch a variety of different games on Xbox One.

The best thing is that you can easily set up your Xbox like other third party devices in Google Home App on iOS and Android. Microsoft is also working with the famous eCommerce giant, Amazon to bring your favorite assistant Alexa to the PC. You’ll be able to ask your Assistant to pause the games, launch it, and turn up the volume. Xbox owners can now give their console an interesting name with the help of Google Assistant. This will allow commands such as “Hey Google” and turn on Xbox for working.

You’ll, however, need the Google Assistant app to run on Android or iOS or a device such as Google’s Home using Assistant on it. So now be ready to control your Xbox One using the Google Assistant skills that can help you in easing out your daily functions.

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Derek Barnes

Derek Barnes

Derek is a Florida-based tech blogger and columnist, working in the Technology industry since last three and half years. He spends most of his time interacting with the like-minded group of people on social media and contributing proactively to several online discussion forums and websites.

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