Xbox Apps for Windows 8 Has New Look

The Xbox apps for Windows 8 are receiving some updates this week.

Specifically, the Xbox Games and Xbox SmartGlass apps for Windows 8 and Windows RT are refreshing this week with new looks and some new features.

As stated in the Xbox Blog, “the refreshed Xbox Games app will make Windows 8 and Windows RT tablet and PC gameplay simpler and more personal. The home screen of the updated Xbox Games app will now display the last game you played within the past seven days. “

‘The SmartGlass app has been refreshed so that the device stays awake while you are engaged in a 2nd screen activity. It also includes some stability and connection issues, as well as an updated controller layout which includes the Xbox guide button for more easily discoverable options.’

The refreshed Xbox Games and Xbox SmartGlass apps have begun rolling out on Windows 8 and Windows RT devices today. It could a few days to reach everyone around the world.

What do you think about the new look?