In an official new blog post, Microsoft’s Major Nelson (aka Larry Hryb) offers us a video walkthrough of the new Friends app in the upcoming Xbox One entertainment console. With this app, gamers can have their own little personal social gaming network.
“Designed around you and your friends, Xbox One will have plenty of room for all your favorite people in the brand new Friends system on Xbox One. Your Xbox 360 friends will automatically be added to your Friends list. With Xbox One you can have 1,000 friends, connect with people instantly by following them and have infinite followers yourself. You can also see all of your Xbox One and Xbox 360 friends and their activity in your Activity Feed,” Microsoft stated in an official blog post.
You can follow friends and decide on what information your followers can see. Users can be searched for via their Gamertags and you can see their latest game scores and achievements. Microsoft also touts the Friends app as an awesome way to find out about new games and activities to take your Xbox One experience to a whole new level.
“Xbox Live on Xbox One was rebuilt from the ground up so that we could combine the hardware and the power of the cloud in completely new ways. Because of this, the new generation of Xbox Live puts you at the center of all your entertainment and games, with the community you built,” Microsoft explained
We’ve embedded the video below for your viewing pleasure. The Xbox One entertainment console launches on November 22nd.Further reading: Microsoft, Xbox One