Voting Phase - My Games & Apps

Vote and comment on ideas for improving My Games & Apps on Xbox One consoles. The Xbox Engineering team is looking to understand how they can improve the experiences for browsing and managing the game and app content on your console.

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  1. Patch Notes When a Game or App Updates

    When you get an update for a game or an app, the first question is "what changed?" Let us know how important patch notes are to you with a vote, and tell use what you'd like to see in the patch notes in the comments!

    1,689 votes
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      29 comments  ·  Managing Content & Add-ons  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • When You Download a Game Give the Option to Download All DLC You Own for That Game

      When downloading games you already own, it's easy to grab the game itself, but finding and downloading all the DLC you own for it can be a chore. Particularly if you own a season pass, this can be tedious. It'd be nice to have an option to install the game and all the DLC you own, too, with a single click.

      1,295 votes
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        19 comments  ·  Downloading and Updating  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Estimated Download & Installation Times

        In the queue of My Games & Apps, show an estimated time for how long the download (digital games or updates) or installation (disc) will take.

        If you like this idea, vote for it!

        Be sure to comment below and tell us your vision for this suggestion!

        1,187 votes
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          5 comments  ·  Downloading and Updating  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Ability to Identify Games Acquired Through Subscriptions Like Game Pass, Games With Gold, or Purchased

          You've got a great library of games, but you can't remember which games were installed through Game Pass, which games were part of your Gold Subscription, or a birthday gift. Let us know how important it is to identify where games came from by voting, and tell us in the comments how you'd like to see this idea work!

          1,057 votes
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            22 comments  ·  Browsing & Searching For Games  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Allow Downloading Multiple Games at the Same Time

            Please allow dowloading multiple games or apps for highspeed internet connections

            980 votes
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              10 comments  ·  Downloading and Updating  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Split the Ready to Install list into "Full Games" and "Demos"

              Right now, "Ready to install" shows all possible games that are ready to install, including demos. Let's make it a little easier to filter out the Demos, or maybe other types of games. Vote for this idea to show us how much you like it, and use the comments to tell us how you'd like it to work!

              871 votes
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                15 comments  ·  Browsing & Searching For Games  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Ignore the Word "The" When Sorting Alphabetically

                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

                840 votes
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                  16 comments  ·  Browsing & Searching For Games  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • 637 votes
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                    6 comments  ·  Downloading and Updating  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Allow Chronological Game Sorting for Series

                    Add ability to sort my games library by chronological order in addition to alphabetical or other filters. (Ex. Tomb Raider games are not in chronological order under alphabetical sorting since they are not numbered and aside from the first reboot title, each games’ title begins with something other than Tomb Raider.)

                    610 votes
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                      8 comments  ·  Managing Content & Add-ons  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Options for Downloading and Installing All Available Updates

                      Managing a large library of games can be time consuming when you have updates coming out for them. Tell us in the comments how you'd like us to better enable managing updates. Checking for updates, automatically downloading, a little icon, or something else?

                      If you like this idea, vote for it!

                      Be sure to comment below and tell us what you'd like to see most from this idea

                      579 votes
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                        26 comments  ·  Managing Content & Add-ons  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Allow Sorting of Games by Digital and Disc-based Games

                        It would be nice to seperate my games into two lists. One of games I need the disk for, and one of games that are downloaded and can be played as is.

                        562 votes
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                          9 comments  ·  Browsing & Searching For Games  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Option to Download Games You Don't Own

                          Make it possible to download not purchased games. Basically if I visit a buddy of mine, he could predownload a game that I own but he does not.
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                          455 votes
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                            16 comments  ·  Downloading and Updating  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Option to Receive a Notification Pre-Ordered or Pre-Purchased Content Becomes Available

                            The most common example are season passes content: when you own season pass and new DLC comes out from it, you wouldn’t know it’s released unless you follow the news and go to “Ready to install” section yourself to manually install it.

                            413 votes
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                              2 comments  ·  Downloading and Updating  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Allow Grouping of Games into Folders

                              I know this is something already being implemented if a form, but I would like to be able to group games into folders just like a Windows PC. I'd like to have folders for Far Cry, Halo, Call of Duty, etc to keep these together while trimming down on the size of my games list, making everything more organized overall.

                              394 votes
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                                10 comments  ·  Browsing & Searching For Games  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • An Option to Choose Which Games or Apps Will Update Automatically

                                With bandwidth caps in place I had to disable auto updates ( I have over 500 games installed), but if we could have the option to choose which games and apps we want updated that would be gold.

                                388 votes
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                                  3 comments  ·  Downloading and Updating  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Ignore Copyright and Trademark Symbols in Game Titles When Sorting

                                  At the moment some games with multiple installments like Far Cry look like they're incorrectly sorted because you apparently consider copyright and trademark symbols to be part of the game name.

                                  Please ignore these symbols for sorting.

                                  378 votes
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                                    3 comments  ·  Browsing & Searching For Games  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Uninstall multiple games at once in My Games & Apps

                                    I'd like to uninstall multiple games at once. So some sort of selection of multiple games and then just go for uninstall them all.

                                    376 votes
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                                      5 comments  ·  Managing Content & Add-ons  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Option to Receive a Text or Email Notification When a Download Has Finished

                                      Have you ever gotten home from a long day, wanted to play your favorite game but turns out you have to wait 2 hours for it to update?! Well this idea is supposed to suppress atleast some of that rage.
                                      Simply put you get the option of getting a text message or email when ever an update or download happens.

                                      Though not every time obviously but when you choose to download/update something have this be an option below saying something like "Would you like to receive a notification?(this turns into more of a representation)

                                      *click the check box* if you…

                                      361 votes
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                                        2 comments  ·  Downloading and Updating  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Add A Filter for Number of Players

                                        Include the ability to easily identify how many players can play a game together and the way in which they can do so (co-op, local, online etc.)

                                        331 votes
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                                          8 comments  ·  Browsing & Searching For Games  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Add A Favorite Games Sort Category

                                          After pins and your home screen become full searching through my games and apps can be announcing. Add a feature to favorite a game so that all the games I currently wanting to play are on the top.

                                          306 votes
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                                            7 comments  ·  Browsing & Searching For Games  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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