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Microsoft Teams is now part of the Xbox Game Bar so you can stream gameplay to friends

Microsoft Teams inside the Xbox Game Bar on Windows 11
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Microsoft has added a new Microsoft Teams feature to its Xbox Game Bar that lets you stream your gameplay to friends over Microsoft Teams. The new “Microsoft Teams Play Together” widget is available for the Xbox Game Bar and supports streaming your entire desktop over Teams and also the ability to join video calls to see friends overlaid on top of games.

Microsoft describes the new Game Bar integration for Teams as “a place to hang out while watching and playing games,” which sounds a lot like what people use Discord for. You’ll see friends overlaid on top of a game, and up to 20 people can join a call at any one time.

Screenshot by Tom Warren / The Verge

You can choose which monitor to stream all within the Game…

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