Xbox One Gets a “Surprise Me” Dashboard Button

Test your luck.


Microsoft is testing a new “surprise me” button on the Xbox One dashboard that prompts the console to recommend a game to play from your library.

This new option is currently only available to those enrolled in Microsoft’s Insiders, a testing program that grants members early access to new features and updates. Reddit user Filthy_Firestarter, part of the program’s Alpha Skip-Ahead pool of testers, was the first to point it out in an informative post. User CacHooKaMan also shared a brief video of the feature in action.

New "Surprise Me/Random Game" icon in My Games & Apps [Skip-Ahead] from xboxone

Thankfully, the feature won’t launch the game it chooses for you, opting instead to simply provide you with a suggestion so that you can decide for yourself. It may seem like an unnecessary addition for decisive gamers, but it could prove invaluable for those overwhelmed by their massive game collections.

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