Xbox Play Anywhere is kind of Universal platform strategy of Microsoft. Let us describe it to give you more idea:

When you buy an Xbox Play Anywhere digital game through the Xbox Store or the Windows Store, it’s yours to play on both Xbox One and Windows 10 PC at no additional cost. To take advantage of Xbox Play Anywhere, you will need to have installed the Windows 10 Anniversary Edition update on your PC, as well as the latest update on your Xbox One console. Then, simply log into your Xbox Live/Microsoft account and your Xbox Play Anywhere games will be available to download.

This is a very important step taken by Microsoft which would allow more gamer to trust on their Windows 10 gaming platform and thus boost the Windows store.

Also, there is no additional cost for Xbox Play Anywhere. When you buy an Xbox Play Anywhere digital game, the ability to play on both Xbox One and Windows 10 PC is included at no additional charge

Xbox Play Anywhere participating games will be marked on, in the Xbox Store, and in the Windows Store with the Xbox Play Anywhere icon. You can also go to to see a full list of participating games.

Games like Gears of War 4, Forza Horizon 3, Recore and Halo Wars 2 are some of the examples of Xbox Play Anywhere.

The new strategy will help boosting both platforms and positioning Microsoft as a good competitor in the gamer market.

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