The new experience of the Microsoft Store for the Xbox arrives, which in a few days will begin to reach a small group of Xbox Insiders users in beta, to be deployed to more Xbox Insiders users over time, until it arrives the moment of its official launch in autumn for all users of Xbox One consoles, and of the new Xbox Series X, which will be released later this year.
As the company points out in a post today, the new experience goes beyond a mere upgrade, as behind the new experience has been a rebuild from scratch to be faster, safer and easier to use than ever. .
According to the company, now the new Microsoft Store for the Xbox is more than twice as fast pointing out that:
The new Microsoft Store on Xbox is more than twice as fast as before. It starts up in less than two seconds, and browsing performance is vastly improved – it’s faster than ever to load pages and find what you need, whether it’s checking a sale price or watching HD trailers.
And it offers an easier navigability experience that makes it easy to discover and access upcoming games, apps, or even movies and TV shows, by:
This starts with a completely redesigned navigation system, allowing you to jump between shopping experiences in an instant or dive into something specific.
In the security aspect, it will now be necessary to log in before proceeding to browse the store, which will allow a more personalized experience for each user, and on the other, than accounts for minors. show only the content that is suitable for them thanks to the different content filters by age, although parents also have the possibility of unblocking access to specific content upon request of their children.
The search experience has been revamped, with improved filtering functions that help you really access what you are looking for; Improvements have been included in the Wish List according to user comments, and there are even improvements in the shopping cart experience, and even the possibility of resuming the visit to a recently viewed article is also offered.
For Microsoft, the new Microsoft Store for the Xbox is just the first of many updates the company plans to roll out over the next few weeks, all designed to keep the player at the center of the entire gaming experience.
Those interested may have all the information along with a series of screenshots in the official announcement, although they also have a video podcast of Major Nelson to learn more about the news in greater depth.