Xbox console gamers will soon get this handy feature from Discord: What is it?

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Xbox has good news for gamers as a highly anticipated feature is coming to consoles. According to a report from XDA Developers, Discord’s cross-platform voice chat feature has started rolling out to Xbox Insiders. Microsoft updated the Xbox Wire blog post to announce the same and mentioned that this feature will allow Xbox console players to chat with their friends and other gamers on desktop and mobile. The blog post reads: “Prepare to connect with your Discord friends and communities on Xbox!
Discord Voice Chat Feature on Xbox: Availability
According to the blog, the Discord voice chat feature will be available for Xbox series X|S and XboxOne consoles where players will be allowed to chat with anyone on Discord via voice channels or group calls directly from their console, making it easier to connect with friends on mobile, Xbox and PC. The latest update has already started rolling out for Xbox Insiders and will be available to everyone soon, according to the blog post.
How to configure the new feature
Xbox console players who want to use this feature should set it up by following the mentioned process. However, it is important to note that if a user has their Discord and Xbox accounts earlier, they will have to do it again. The report mentions that users can initiate the process from the Xbox guide by selecting “Try Discord Voice on Xbox” and scanning the QR code that appears.
How this new Xbox feature will work
This new feature will allow console players to join group calls or voice channels on Discord. Once users are in a voice chat, they will be able to see the participants in the call and will also be allowed to adjust the volume or even switch between Discord and Xbox party Chat (if needed). The blog mentions that audio controls will be integrated into the Xbox Guide (just like Party Chat) and that the Discord overlay will also be available. The report mentions that this feature can be used to find out “who is chatting at all times”, which can be useful during the heat of the moment.
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