New Delhi. Microsoft has announced a new update for its Edge browser. The software giant has said that it has introduced some new gaming features in the browser. Earlier, Microsoft had announced to upgrade these features to beta and now these features are available on the stable version of Edge browser. To use the new features in Edge, users will have to update their browser to version 103.
To get the new version, users need to go to the Edge menu, which is shown with the ellipsis icon around the top-right corner, and select the Help and Feedback option. After this, you have to go to the About Microsoft Edge option to check for the update, which will be installed automatically after a certain time. However, users who are not willing to update their Edge browser automatically, can check and install the new version manually by following the steps mentioned above.
New gaming features added to Microsoft Edge 103
Microsoft has added many new gaming features in the Microsoft Edge 103 version update. A gaming homepage section has been introduced in it, which has been added to the default new tab page in the Edge browser. With this, users can switch to the gaming homepage. In this, they can see information about the competitions of their past games and the games currently being live-streamed. With its help, users can also keep an eye on the release of upcoming games along with gaming news and other information.
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Clarity Boost for Cloud Gaming
Microsoft Edge’s new Clarity Boost feature could benefit players who are into cloud gaming through Xbox Game Pass Ultimate. This feature does this by improving the visual quality of games played through the cloud. Microsoft claims that this feature will bring the cloud gaming experience closer to the console experience. The Clarity Boost option is given in the menu at the top left corner of the game. However, this feature cannot be enabled or disabled from the browser window.
Microsoft Edge Efficiency Mode
Edge also comes with an Efficiency Mode feature, which allows users to set up the browser to minimize resource usage. The feature has now got a new capability, where there is an option to use less resources while playing PC games. This feature minimizes the impact on performance and users can enjoy their game without completely exiting the browser.
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New game menu for casual gamers
Microsoft has added a new Games menu for more casual gamers. This menu allows users to quickly access the Microsoft suite of PC games. This includes solitaire, minesweeper and other games. This option was previously available through the sidebar of the browser.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : June 24, 2022, 17:43 IST