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  1. Sleep Timer for Xbox One

    I enjoy using the console for watching TV, at night however I fall asleep with the TV on and the Xbox ends up staying on all night. The current sleep timer only turns off the console from inactivity which I guess doesn't apply while on the One Guide app. Would like to see the old sleep timer function from the 360 added so you can set the console to turn off at a certain time.

    79 votes
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  2. free xbox multiplayer no more need for xbox gold/live

    no more need for xbox gold/live playstation dosn't dosn't need membership and so dosn't xbox we shouden't be paying for extra when we bought a new console that is worth 300$ multipayer should already be in the console not on an extra fee just make it if people do buy xbox gold it should be 5$ and it should allow games with gold and just discounts

    47 votes
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  3. Bring Rise of The Tomb Raider to Xbox Play Anywhere

    As a perfect example for XPA program , Rise of The Tomb Raider can show how this system works and what Microsoft tries to achieve with Xbox Play Anywhere for existing and new owners of game without waiting new AAA games to come XPA program.

    For existing owners they will have a chance to experince why they should choose Windows or Xbox store over other stores.

    For new buyers they will have a extra reason to consider to buy on Windows or Xbox Store.

    Bring this game Microsoft . Show us what does it mean for Xbox-Windows merging.

    45 votes
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  4. Add Romania to the countries that have live gold! No gold support for my country! pls

    Add Romania to the countries that have live gold!
    No gold support for my country pls

    43 votes
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  5. Universal controller Settings and Media Player (music) active in background on XBOXONE, basically -- step up from 360 not down

    Seriously, The 360 had the Universal settings for favourite controls in game, (Invert Y Axis). Why is it not available on the Xbox One? I have to go into every single game and change it manually?

    Also i JUST learned, that I can not run music on my console WHILE playing a game!! While this could be done on the X360 in 2007 (Maybe before i dunno this is when i bought it) why can't it be done on ONE??

    You have to snap the app! so my 55 inch TV becomes a 32 Inch TV for playing games! in…

    38 votes
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  6. More Customizable options for Thumbsticks on Elite Controller

    Can we please get more customizable options added to the Elite controllers thumbsticks. As far as I am aware you are only able to swap the left thumbstick and the right one. I am primarily an FPS player and I use LEGACY thumbsticks. Sadly amazing FPS games like Battlefront, Wolfenstein, DOOM, Bioshock, Far Cry don't give the player the option to select Legacy thumbsticks in their menus. COD, Destiny and Halo among others all allow for this setting. I really don't understand why it's so difficult for other developers to do the same. If we could get more options added…

    38 votes
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  7. Bigger Pin section

    In addition to the return of pinning from stores as other people have suggested, a bigger pin list or pin subsections would be helpful. I'd like to have a section of my pins just for a wishlist because I tend to pin a lot of games I intend to buy later.

    36 votes
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  8. Options to Pin

    Prior to recent update you could pin any game from the store to your dashboard. This made it easy to have quick access to games you may want to buy in the future! That option has been removed and would like it restored. It was almost like a "wish list" function, and now games I may be interested will never get played... Because so many new games are added continuously I'll never remember the ones I may have wanted.

    34 votes
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  9. Customable Organization Folders

    A way to create nameable folders to enter a custom mix of games/apps into. The folders should be able to be pinned. It would clear up the pins as one folder could hold multiple games/apps. Example: (Shooter Folder - Gears of War 4, Battlefield 1, Call of Duty Infinite Warfare) ; (Entertainment - Netflix, HBO GO, Hulu, Youtube)

    33 votes
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  10. Move Game DVR Clips & Images to USB.

    My internet is painfully slow right now, but I have a bunch of clips that I want to edit together on PC. Uploading them to either Xbox Live or OneDrive is slow. It would be nice if we could move them to a USB stick instead of having to rely on the internet to move clips off of an Xbox One. This would also be helpful when moving house as phone lines (and by extension, internet access) can takes several days to set up, or when phone lines in a certain area are down due to various reasons.

    30 votes
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  11. Bring pin feature back to the store

    I used it as a "wishlist" for games I was interested in and wanted to buy, but couldn't at the moment. Now I'm forgetting what cool games I wanted to buy when I'm looking for something new to play. Also, more pin space?

    28 votes
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  12. content search

    I used to be able to search for shows.. i.e. Bing/Hey Cortana "Dark Matter" and it would display matching shows/apps/games etc, and then id pick the tv show, and it'd then show me what apps it was available on.. i.e. Netflix, syfy etc... BUT now, search just does NOT work... it ONLY displays shows for purchase, not shows I have access to via my other apps. Please bring back this feature! Developers, see ref#1350621872 for more info.

    26 votes
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  13. Hands Free Gaming

    THIS SHOULD BE A COMPLETE OPTION THE WAY GAMES ARE TODAY IS HOW THEY SHOULD STAY. SO FUTURE GAMES SHOULD BE PLAYABLE WITH A HANDHELD CONTROLLER AND THE HEADSET CONTROLLER THAT IS EXPLAINED BELOW

    The kenesic mouse is cool. But using facial expressions could get annoying after a while so instead tilt your head to move your character. To aim or look around with your character just move your eyes to a different location on the screen.To use any button besides movement and aim just say it. And multiple button presses could be for example +LB,RT,A+ just say plus your…

    23 votes
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  14. PC to Xbox streaming

    Ok, the Xbox to PC streaming is excellent and can be a joy. However, I have games on the PC I'd love to play in the living room. Why not stream the other way around?

    So mouse and keyboard control would be required on a few games perhaps (does the Xbox support this yet...?) but many the controller would be fine.

    It's not as though the tech isn't there already. Look at the Steam Link.

    Oh, and this is pie in the sky wishing, but the ability to use the Steam Controller would also be cool.

    23 votes
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  15. Expand support for regions

    Can you please expand your support for other regions such as Syria and other arabic countries?
    It's getting really hard to access features in xbox live it always gives me errors.

    19 votes
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  16. The option to export game clips directly to USB Flash Drive

    Currently when you make a Game Clip with the built in DVR, you have very limited exporting options. If you could export directly onto a USB flash stick or external hard drive it would be a lot more user friendly. At this point the easiest and most useful way of exporting in via "OneDrive" but this option takes A LOT of time, and has limited space. With my alternative idea you could save your game clips and back them up outside of both One Drive and The Xbox One.

    Thank you!

    19 votes
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  17. Ability to switch between snapped apps.

    It would be nice to switch between snapped apps, as far as which one is the main and snapped app.

    For example, I was on the WWE app and watching the NBA finals in snap mode. And certain time I would go back in forth far as which app was the main app, but while doing this the main app would close and then I would have to snap it.

    So if we could switch via "voice" or the "View Button" would be cool.

    19 votes
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  18. pause download in queue

    I have a queue with a lot of games to download.

    I want the current game in queue downloading keep active, but I want to pause all another items on the list...

    But, I cant pause games/apps who are not downloading (are in the line for download)...

    Then, I have to pause the mains download, wait for the next start and pause then, wait for the next and pause... And, at the end, unpause the only game that I really want to download.

    Please, help me putting a way to pause a download not active, gut on the queue list…

    19 votes
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  19. Folder Support

    Add folder support for your games library. For example I own 2 Tomb Raider games, 3 Wolfenstein games and 5 Gears of War games. You could put them into a folder for each game, reducing 10 games into 3 folders.

    18 votes
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  20. Bring Back Ability To Snap Movies and TV

    I've always loved the ability to snap my favorite movies on the side of my game while playing. Sometimes during long wait times, it kept me company as I waited. Now with the newest update the feature has been removed. Please bring it back so I am no longer bored while waiting for a match.

    18 votes
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