Discord has unveiled a new feature, ‘Stream to Discord’, which lets Xbox gamers directly stream their gaming sessions. This latest update is the first instance of a console providing direct streaming support to Discord, a feature that was previously limited to PC and mobile gaming platforms. Xbox often gets Discord’s new features ahead of Playstation, like the update last year that made it possible for gamers to connect directly to Discord’s Voice channels.
To take advantage of this, you’ll need to link your Xbox and Discord accounts through the Connections menu on your desktop or mobile application. You’ll simply have to click the Xbox icon and log in to your Microsoft account. Once done, you can easily start streaming by going to the Parties & Chats tab on your Xbox, selecting Discord, and then choosing the channel you wish to join. From there, clicking on “Stream your game” will initiate the broadcast of your game. This feature is also available for one-to-one or group direct messages by selecting “transfer to Xbox” during the call, followed by the option to stream your game to your friends. Discord’s Nitro subscribers will benefit from streams in HD quality and up to 1080p resolution.
At present, the ‘Stream to Discord’ feature is accessible to Xbox Insiders and will be released to all Xbox users shortly. The Xbox Insider Hub app can be downloaded by anyone from the Xbox store. Discord has further assured that they are still working on improving Xbox integration, promising more updates in the future.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Discord Xbox Streaming
How can I connect my Xbox to Discord for streaming?
To connect your Xbox to Discord for streaming, go to the Connections menu on your Discord desktop or mobile app. Click on the Xbox icon and log into your Microsoft account.
What was Discord’s streaming service available on before the Xbox update?
Before the Xbox update, Discord’s streaming service was available on PC and mobile gaming platforms.
How can I start streaming on Xbox via Discord?
To start streaming, open the Parties & Chats tab on your Xbox, choose Discord, and then pick the channel you want to join. Click “Stream your game” to begin broadcasting.
Are there any benefits for Discord Nitro subscribers with the new Xbox streaming feature?
Yes, Discord Nitro subscribers will benefit from streams in HD quality and up to 1080p resolution with the new Xbox streaming feature.
Who has access to the ‘Stream to Discord’ feature for Xbox currently?
As of now, the ‘Stream to Discord’ feature is accessible to Xbox Insiders. It will be rolled out to all Xbox users shortly.
What is the future plan of Discord for its Xbox integration?
Discord has stated that they are far from finished with their Xbox integration and will have more updates coming later in the year.