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Notification When Friends Start Playing The Same Game (Beacons)

[Mod Edit: This idea has been merged with similar ideas from Brin Zalazar, RenownedZ3r0, and others. Thanks everyone!]

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  • ONEEYEDKILLAh commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    If ever added a way to turn on and off would of course be ideal for those sessions you don't want constant pop ups.

  • SaschaAM commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    only if I can customize it. I do not want to get spammed by it. if a game isn't even multiplayer, what do I care? friends only(not if I or the other just follow). favorites only. stuff like that, I want to have proper settings or I do not want it at all.

  • Bob YAMADA commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This is good idea. We can access friend list via Xbox Guide menu but because there are too many friends it is hard to find friends playing particular games.

  • Darkhawk Ninja commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I think this would be a good idea for Xbox One. I think it got a bad name on the Xbox 360 because notifications would come for games that people owned but weren't playing at that moment (especially Minecraft) and that was annoying. But it could be updated to work more efficiently on Xbox One.

  • Ecstasy of EK commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Bring back the becon concept from the 360. So when anyone on your friends list is playing the same game it tells you "Hey, this guy may want to play since we are on the same game."

  • AQUA Zelot commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I loved the beacon feature on xbox 360, very sad when I saw the xbox one did not have the feature. The beacon is very useful on the xbox.

  • Isaiah12Ruffin commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This idea was used on Xbox 360 and was popular until it was gone. Xbox, please bring this feature back to Xbox One.

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