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SmartGlass App now available for Windows Phone users

Tuesday, 19th November 2013 15:00 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

Windows Phone users can now download the free SmartGlass app for Xbox One. It’s 13MB in size, and basically acts as a remote with keyboard support for the console. Quite a few games will also make use of the app in some fashion. iOS and Android versions are expected this holiday season.

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9 Comments

  1. pukem0n

    oh, it’s an app of its own and doesn’t work over the Games Hub, but as a standalone app. interesting.

    #1 10 months ago
  2. Arcnail

    I mean it’s clear why they would support their phone first, still though, to not have it for the other brands that have a way way higher piece of the mobile market, for launch, is stupid.

    #2 10 months ago
  3. unclejibjab

    @2 Agreed! Especially when you have certain games that you need to use smartglass to get the full experience. Why would anyone buy these games at launch if they cant experience everything?

    #3 10 months ago
  4. Legion

    @2 and 3

    They are obviously still in competition with apple and others. If they want to push their device and give the App free to windows phone users then so be it.

    You don’t need a phone to us smart glass. There are other devices that can use it.

    But if you happen to have a windows phone then you have the added benefit of this App. Simple as that.

    And no game requires smartglass to enjoy the “full experience”.

    But even with all that said… they posted “iOS and Android versions are expected this holiday season.”.

    #4 10 months ago
  5. unclejibjab

    @4 Check your facts before posting. Dead Rising 3 will have missions only available by answering calls via the smarglass app.

    http://www.siliconera.com/2013/06/20/dead-rising-3-has-a-story-and-missions-exclusive-to-smartglass/

    “You’ll get calls from a character that are only on the SmartGlass device. So if you don’t have SmartGlass, you won’t get those calls from that guy. Which also means you won’t get those missions.”

    #5 10 months ago
  6. ysleiro

    This is very confusing.

    I already have Smartglass on my Android device. Why are they saying “Android and iOS version coming soon”?

    #6 10 months ago
  7. Tech-N9ne

    @6

    Xbox One support, is what they mean.

    #7 10 months ago
  8. Djoenz

    Keyboard support is musthave :D

    #8 10 months ago
  9. TF_PtMaster

    an app for every 1 in 100.000 smartphones users.

    #9 10 months ago

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