Xbox One SmartGlass iPhone and iPad app updated with remote game purchases and more

Microsoft has updated the official iPhone and iPad Xbox One SmartGlass app with a number of new features, including a way to remotely purchase digital games for the game console from an Android smartphone or tablet.

Here's the full change log for the new 2.8 version:

  • Rate your favorite game clips and activity feed entries
  • Purchase things on your phone or tablet and they will start installing on your Xbox
  • Browse new and popular games, add-ons, and bundles
  • Receive and view shared Activity Feed and Game Clips
  • General stability and polish improvements
  • Bug fixes

What do you think of this latest update for the Xbox One SmartGlass app?

John Callaham

I have been writing professionally about technology and gaming news for 14 years.