Thursday, March 31, 2022
Microsoft had planned to remove the ability to share captured game screenshots and videos to Twitter, directly from your Xbox console, but now, that will no longer be the case. The feature had been removed from an Xbox Insider update rolled out earlier this month, prompting users to upload clips via their phones, then share them to Twitter.
The ability to share screens and footage directly to Twitter was seemingly set to be removed due to low usage (as VGC reports), but Microsoft has decided to alter its plans, based on none-too-favourable feedback from users.
“Thanks for your feedback on the Twitter share feature change we flighted in [build] 2204 – that change is being reverted to the previous behaviour from today in this new build,” Brad Rossetti, Program Lead for the Xbox Insider app tweeted yesterday.
Meanwhile, Jason Ronald, Director of Program Management for Xbox, noted in November 2021 that improving the quality of footage shared via Xbox Series X|S video capture is something that's also a high priority.
“I will definitely say that Game DVR is the one area – the capture and share experience – that I wish we were able to make more progress [on] this year than we were able to. It is definitely a priority for us,” he remarked.
“We definitely hear the feedback. We have made some changes and we have made some improvements to the reliability and the quality of the captures but we know we still have work to do here," Ronald added. “So that is definitely a priority for us and something that we’re going to continue to iterate on.”
Last month, the ability to stream directly to Twitch was also rolled out on Xbox, while an update rolled out earlier this month included new features like Quick Resume Pinning and an option to remap the Share Button on the Xbox Wireless Controller. Of course, further Xbox updates are in the pipeline.
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