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Ignore the word "The" when sorting purchased games/films

Some films in the Films and TV app ignore the word "The" when sorting alphabetically. I would like all Films to behave this way. Additionally, this would be useful when sorting your games

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  • Barabus69 commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Agree, need to remove 'The' from these things. "The Witcher 3" should be sorted under 'W' not under 'T'....

  • deSynq commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    They should also group games from a single series in chronological order. Halo Wars: Definitive edition shouldn't be placed after Halo Wars 2, Darksiders 1 should come before Darksiders2, Fallout: New Vegas should come before Fallout 4, Gears of War Ultimate should be before Gears 2,3 & 4, Halo: MCC should come before Halo 5... and so on.

  • Capta1nAm3rica commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Couldn't agree more. When it's downloading, Jackbox Party Pack 3 shows as just that. When in "my games and apps" it was "The Jackbox Party Pack 3". Quit the shenanigans, Microsoft!

  • ScaryBunny18926 commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Exactly!
    The Witcher belongs under W not T! The same with The Crew, The Bunker, The Deer God, The Escapists, The Little Acre. The list goes on!
    The "The" should be ignored.

  • Phernost commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Especially for "Games & apps" app. Banner Saga #1 is sorted under T (The Banner Saga), while #2 is sorted under B (Banner Saga 2). I have 30 other digital games that are all under T because they start with "The"

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