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Microsoft offers Google Assistant support for the Xbox One

Microsoft enables the Google Assistant to work with its Xbox One console. Just like the existing Alexa integration, Microsoft is Allow Google Assistant to start games and apps, turn the console on and off, pause videos & much more. You must use the Google Assistant app for iOS or Android or a device such as Google & # 39; s Home with Assistant to control an Xbox One. Google Assistant does not work on the Xbox One itself; instead, it receives commands from other devices on which Assistant is running.

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You must too Join a Google group to access the Google Assistant support for Xbox One and then activate it via the Google Home app for iOS or Android by setting up a new device and searching for "(beta) Xbox" in the list. Xbox owners can name their console in Google Assistant, allowing commands such as "Hey Google, enable Xbox" to work.


Microsoft will implement this initially as a public beta in the coming weeks and the company has full FAQ and installation instructions on Reddit.