Parties & Multiplayer

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  1. Skip Update & Stay "ONLINE" (Forever)

    It's time to Update...

    1. Start Update
    2. Skip & Stay Online
    3. Skip & Stay Online
    4. Skip & Stay Online
    5. Turn off Xbox

    169 votes
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  2. Party chat should automatically reconnect when there is a problem.

    When using party chat with friends, it's common for one or more of us to be suddenly disconnected from party chat. It'll sit there disconnected forever, or you can leave the party and rejoin and it'll work.

    When you are in the middle of a multiplayer game, it's quite burdensome to do that.

    But here's the thing: The Xbox knows my party chat is disconnected. Why isn't it trying to reconnect me? Why can't the xbox automatically restart the party connection for me? It's silly to make me do it manually.

    1,013 votes
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  3. Party number next to the Party Chat icon on the Xbox One Guide

    Add a small number added to the Party Chat icon in the Xbox One Guide to indicate the amount of people in your party similar to the number indicating the amount of friends that are currently online in the Xbox One guide.

    85 votes
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  4. Bring back preferred or avoid players

    We should be able to select from the recent players list, like on Xbox 360, to select them as preferred or avoid players to make matchmaking easier like it was on Xbox 360. There are a lot of times where me or my friends, I'm sure this happens to a lot of other player, are matched with players who don't play the game the right way and/or leave early.

    206 votes
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  5. Voice Changer or Effects for Chat

    Add the option to change your voice in any kind.

    198 votes
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  6. Ability to set game chat through speakers

    The March preview update enables party chat though speakers, but there is still no way to set game chat through speakers. Vote for ability to set all communications to come through your speakers without the use of Kinect.

    270 votes
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  7. Bring Back "Invite To Game And Party"

    The all in one invite feature we had before

    1,264 votes
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  8. Ability to accept party/game invite that's already been used

    This was available with the old dashboard. This was very useful just in case something happens like if you lose connection to a invite only party or game. Ex: With the old dashboard I got an invite and I lost connection to the game I could re use the invite to get back in the game.

    355 votes
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  9. Ability to add custom party name

    [Mod edit: Title changed from "PLEASE add a feature that you are able to name your own party!!!!"]

    311 votes
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  10. Allow Xbox 360 users to send invites to Xbox One players with Backward Compatibility

    Hello. Right now Backwards Compatibility not very friendly to the community, since xbox 360 users cant invite xbox one users to games and parties. It works only other way around. Would be great if that issue would've been fixed.

    1,837 votes
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  11. Increase the max size of Party Chat to 24

    12 is not enough especially for forza 6 multi-player. The forza6's in game chat function doesn't work properly and people would have to split up into 2 chat party group when number of people exceeds 12. Pls allow 24 people in a chat party. Gamers are gonna love it

    210 votes
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  12. Text chat in Party Chat without virtual keyboard overlay when using USB keyboard

    I think Party Chat would greatly benefit from this addition. It'd make communication more smooth and seamless if we could type messages without virtual keyboard overlay when using a USB keyboard. Moreover, this would also greatly help for those people who cannot use mics for communication because of late hours and having spouses and children who sleep at that time.

    I also have one related idea - maybe there should be a toggleable option to activate a transparent text chat overlay from party chat (think of this standard feature of PC gaming), so that we could instantly use our keyboards…

    206 votes
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  13. Xbox One private chats like on the Xbox 360

    We Xbox live gamers on the Xbox One want private chats just like the Xbox 360. All the mods answering questions like this on xbox feedback are saying Xbox Live parties are the same as private chats but they're not private chats are one on one chats that you can join while you're in an Xbox Live party but nobody in the party can hear you unless you're in the private chat with the person in the party or you can be in a private chat with somebody that's not in the party. thank you.

    2,590 votes
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  14. Add a three-way private chat on Xbox One

    Bring back private chat or have it expand to 4 players allowing them to join the cha because i think everyone hates playing C.O.D Ghosts and mid talking getting stopped my game loading screen.

    120 votes
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  15. Only Party Leader should have control over who gets invited to party

    I want there to be an update that allows only the party leader to invite people to the party when in invite only party. I don't like that your friends can invite their friends to your party

    112 votes
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  16. Separate players and multiplayer into "Adult" and "Children" based on an age verification system

    I am tired of hearing annoying children, and little kids that almost constantly make my multiplayer experience far less enjoyable on Xbox Live. These children/and little kids, mostly children age 10-15 years old: scream loudly into their microphone, yell when killed in-game, make very annoying sounds, and from time to time may even quit right in the middle of an ongoing game.

    I do not understand the lack of maturity in some of these children, and always find myself asking myself why these little kids lack both maturity, and respect for other players.

    My idea is simple Microsoft needs to…

    504 votes
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  17. A mute option for under 18+

    it would be awsome if there was a option to auotmatically mute any one under 18 because it gets anoying have to pause what im doing just to mute some kids screaming down the mic

    242 votes
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  18. Be able to record Xbox Live party conversations

    my friends and I have hilarious party conversations and i know im not the only one who would enjoy a feature to be able to record an xbox live party conversation, and be able to possibly add it to a video later in upload studio, that way the viewer can also understand more vividly what is going on!

    3,776 votes
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  19. Improve Party Join options

    There should be a third option implemented in Party join options. They should be:

    1) Open
    2) Invite Only
    3) Friends Only

    Friends Only should be implemented and have the ability to choose whether or not to count friends of friends. I don't like being limited to accepting everyone or no one. I would like being able to restrict my party to only those I play with and anyone else requiring an invite. It's dumb that the only way to do this currently is to completely lock the party after having your friends join or invite them in after locking.…

    2,270 votes
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  20. Why do we have wait five minutes to see our Recent Players?

    When I finish playing quick games with gamers that's not on my Friend's List sometimes I want to send the a message. But it'll take them 5 minutes to show up on our Recent Player list. Can y'all make their Gamertags show up right away, like on the 360?

    800 votes
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