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Xbox Video app for Windows 8 receives update, adds in-app searching

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Microsoft has rolled out an update to the Xbox Video app for Windows 8 and Windows RT. The update features bug fixes and performance improvements, along with the addition of some new features to enhance your app experience.

“Xbox Video brings you the latest HD movies and TV shows on your Windows 8/Windows RT device and makes it easy to watch what you love wherever you are. Rent and buy new blockbuster movies and favorite classics, or catch up on last night’s episodes of the hottest TV shows. Xbox Video also brings you instant-on HD to get you watching right away. Plus, explore your video collection and play your own videos,” the app description reads.

According to the change log on the app’s detail page on the Windows Store, the update adds a feature that allows you to see your progress while watching a TV episode and also showcase a highlight of the next episode to watch. Users can also access search from within the app, thanks to the new in-app search feature. The Xbox Music app recently received the in-app search feature as well.

Hit the download link to snag the updated app or update via the Windows Store. Let us know in the comments below if you notice any other changes.

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