Microsoft made the latest version of the Microsoft Edge browser available for Xbox Series consoles on Thursday.

The browser makes it possible, among other things, to use the web version of the chat platform Discord to a limited extent,

The Verge

writes

.

You can also use a mouse and keyboard within the browser.

The console version of Edge has been tested among a small group of users for half a year and is now available to everyone.

It broadly resembles the desktop version of Edge and, like that version, is based on Chromium, the software behind Google Chrome.

The Verge

tested the web version of Discord with an Xbox Series X or Edge.

Although logging into the chat service and using the text chat went smoothly, using the voice channels became more difficult.

The tester could hear other participants in the vocal tract, but the microphone picked up no sound.

Also, Discord does not work in the background, for example while gaming.

In addition to being able to use Discord via Edge,

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discovered

that you can also stream games via the Google Stadia streaming service.

However, GeForce NOW, Nvidia's cloud gaming service, does not work in this version of the browser.

Another new feature that Microsoft has released is the Play Later list.

Players can add Xbox Game Pass games that interest them to the list so they can play them later.

If the list is empty, Microsoft will make suggestions based on the library and the user's specified interests.

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