Microsoft’s new Wireless Display app for Xbox One brings native Miracast streaming for PC games and video.
Microsoft has debuted its new and improved Wireless Display app for Xbox One, bringing cable-free PC streaming to its home console. While formerly tied in development, amid to several years of Xbox Insider Program testing, its surprise rollout brings a wave of new functionality for PC owners.
First detailed via Microsoft’s Inside Xbox live show, the new Wireless Display is now available for free on the Microsoft Store. Hooking into the Miracast display standard, projecting your PC with Windows + P mirrors on-screen content on your Xbox One.
Although best suited for entertainment and screen-sharing, Microsoft is also pushing its gaming capabilities – bringing PC games to your Xbox One. It supports games from all storefronts including Steam-purchased games, only restricting protected video content like Netflix or Hulu.