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(Pocket-lint) - A freshly updated app from Microsoft has given users the ability to play PC games on an Xbox One.

The Verge has made the discovery that this app update allows you to use a standard Xbox One controller to remotely interact with a PC and wirelessly project your Windows machine onto your Xbox One. 

The Wireless Display app uses Miracast to establish a wireless connection between both gaming machines and enables the playback of different content. This not only includes the ability to share video, photos and browse the web with Microsoft Edge, but also allows you to play your favourite PC games on your Xbox One. 

There are also different settings to account for what you're doing and compensate for the latency, ensuring you get a smooth experience while playing. 

At this time, it doesn't look like there's any support for keyboards and mice. You can only use an Xbox One controller, but that might change in future. 

Users on Reddit are already hotly debating the possibilities of this new app - including questioning whether it'll be possible to stream PlayStation 4 games to a gaming PC, then wirelessly cast them from there to an Xbox One. Elsewhere, gamers are also contemplating whether they could use this new system to steam games like Sea of Thieves from their PC and bypass the need for Xbox Live Gold

Meanwhile, we're left wondering if this change is part of the big plans Microsoft has been teasing for PC gamers in near future. 

We'll leave the experimenting to you for now - let us know in the comments what you'd like to see happen with this app. 

Writing by Adrian Willings. Originally published on 14 March 2019.