Hello again, Xbox Insiders! I’m back to talk about the next phase of Xbox Ideas. You might recall last month when I introduced the concept of Idea Drives as part of the new Xbox Ideas. If you’re not familiar, head to last month’s post to read more about Xbox Ideas.
When we launched Xbox Ideas, we included three Idea Drives, all of which asked you to submit your own suggestions and ideas for our feature teams to review. And you did! We received thousands of suggestions, comments, and votes on each Idea Drive, and have carefully chosen the best ideas to represent you in each Idea Drive forum. Here are the three Drives currently active:
- Xbox Insider Program – The Xbox Insider Program allows passionate Xbox fans the opportunity to give us feedback on the latest Xbox One System Updates, as well as features and games still in development on both the Xbox One console and Windows 10 PCs. Join the Xbox Insider Program and help make work-in-progress content and features coming to Xbox even better. Then tell us how we can improve it!
- Ease of Access – The Ease of Access team is looking for new hardware and software suggestions that will make it easier for people with disabilities to enjoy the Xbox console and services. We’re eager to learn more from you and to share that information as a team. We look forward to receiving and exploring your feature requests via Xbox Ideas. Let’s build a more inclusive Xbox together!
- My Games and Apps – My Games and Apps is where you manage your content, including downloaded games, games you have purchased but haven’t downloaded, and your subscriptions. You can also update your games within My Games and Apps, filter and sort, view download progress, and manage your download queue.
The Next Phase of an Idea Drive
Idea Drives will often start in the Accepting Ideas phase, where anyone can submit an idea. After this phase, the voting phase begins. This is your opportunity to vote and comment on a fixed list of ideas that will be used to help our feature teams prioritize their next set of features for Xbox.
This week, both My Games and Apps and the Xbox Insider Program Idea Drives are moving to the voting phase! Soon, Ease of Access will be shifting phases as well. And our next Idea Drive will be announced very soon! We look forward to hearing from you at xboxideas.uservoice.com. Remember, Xbox Ideas are driven by you!