The Gamebar is displayed when someone presses the Windows key and G during a game on a Windows PC, giving faster access to the screenshot takes place. Capture and streaming tools. Now it's even more: friend lists, messaging, Spotify access and the ability to put funny text on screenshots. Or just plain text. Memes.
An update to Xbox Wire includes an update today for which you must have downloaded the Xbox Insider Hub from the Windows Marketplace. Game Bar users can now customize a number of overlays or widgets on the screen to perform game-related tasks. There is a social widget that displays Xbox Live friends and messages. A volume widget that allows Spotify users to access the app directly from the overlay and control the volume. There's even a PC performance monitor that makes people with ridiculously powerful computers feel better.
The other important extension is the new feature for sharing screenshots. Before sharing on Twitter or saving on the computer, users can enter memo text along the top and / or bottom of the captured images, like so.
Yes. You can only use All-Caps Impact fonts that are no more than 2006 I Can Haz Cheezburger aesthetics.
The Xbox Wire posts provide instructions for enabling the new Game Bar feature on your PC. It will change your life in unbelievably insignificant ways.