- A brand new Microsoft Retailer itemizing factors to Xbox consoles getting Android app help.
- The shop itemizing for the Home windows Subsystem for Android particularly lists the Xbox One.
Microsoft will provide Android app support on Windows 11 within the coming months, permitting you to make use of among the high cell apps in your desktop, laptop computer, or Home windows pill. Now, it appears to be like just like the related software program to allow this function has appeared on-line.
XDA-Developers has noticed the looks of the Home windows Subsystem for Android on the Microsoft Store, and you can too obtain it. Sadly, the outlet famous that the app solely points a black window when launched.
What’s extra attention-grabbing nonetheless is the truth that this app web page lists the Xbox as a appropriate gadget. Extra particularly, it lists the Xbox One at least requirement. Take a look at the screenshot under.
The system necessities additionally give us an concept of what to anticipate on PC, calling for Home windows 10 model 22000.zero or larger and a minimal of 8GB of RAM (16GB advisable).
That is the primary time we’ve heard of Android app help probably coming to Xbox consoles although. We’re unsure if the Xbox point out is just placeholder textual content although or legit affirmation of this function coming to consoles. It’s additionally value noting that this app itemizing appears to be for inside testing solely, so it might be potential that Microsoft is just experimenting with this function on consoles fairly than getting ready for a full-fledged launch.
However, Android app help can be welcome on Xbox consoles for a few causes. For one, this might open the door for Android video games being ported to the consoles (though we hope there’s good high quality management right here). Then there’s the truth that a number of streaming services don’t have Xbox apps however do have Android shoppers.
We’ve contacted Microsoft representatives for clarification on Android app help probably coming to Xbox consoles. We’ll replace the article if/after they get again to us. Do you need to see Android app help on consoles? Tell us by way of the ballot above.