Xbox Series X / S and Xbox One consoles will soon have a new upgraded Microsoft Edge Chromium-powered browser that can play Google Stadia. As reported by The Verge, testers in Xbox’s Alpha Skip-Ahead group can now access this new version of Edge, and although it still does not have full mouse and keyboard support and is a bit buggy, it works much better than the current one. the solution.An advantage of a Chromium browser on Xbox is that it can work with browser-based streaming services such as Google Stadia and Amazon Luna. In addition, although Xbox consoles have natural access to the Xbox Game Pass, this could theoretically also allow Xbox’s Cloud Gaming through a web browser when Microsoft adds support for it in the spring of 2021
Furthermore, this should enable improved compatibility with browser-based games and services such as Skype and Discord via the web.
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This early version also includes the same or a similar sync engine used on the Edge, allowing for extensions, vertical tabs, collections, and most other features found on the Edge desktop.