Microsoft has updated its new Xbox Beta App on Windows 10 and added the new account linking options the last week at Inside Xbox were announced. You can now link your Steam, Facebook, Twitter and Twitch accounts in Preferences and choose to view these third-party accounts on your player card.
This feature is also available in the Xbox Game Bar for Windows 10 Here you can also link your Spotify account if you want to control music playback through the Xbox Game Bar while playing] If you can link your accounts You'll also find friends of Steam and Facebook who have an Xbox Live profile, in addition to basic searches using the Xbox Gamertag feature. Microsoft announced on Xbox Wire last week that more options for linking accounts will be available, including YouTube, Reddit and Discord. It should be noted that the latter already allows users to connect external accounts and to unlock special discord integrations.
In the Xbox beta app, the latest update also added the ability to support a mixer partner when you join Xbox Game Pass. To do this, click on the new "Support creator" button below your profile icon. You will need to enter to enter the code of a blender partner into the app, and we have not been able to test it yet as it is currently restricted to new Xbox Game Pass subscribers or existing members upgrading to the Ultimate level.
Last but not least, the Xbox Beta app has new ways to find and filter games and other features Updates control over the management of downloads. The app is fast becoming an indispensable tool for Xbox Game Pass subscribers and also offers some useful messaging features. However, it probably will not replace an app like Discord for hardcore gamers.
Further Reading: Steam, Windows 10, Xbox App, Xbox Game Bar