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Xbox exec hints at bringing features like Quick Resume to Windows gamers

Photography by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge

During a launch event for the Asus ROG Ally handheld gaming PC, Roanne Sones, the head of Xbox devices, discussed how the device is “making us think differently about the experiences” for gaming on Windows PCs.

Specifically, she called out how today’s consoles let you quickly resume a game and said the ROG Ally pushes Microsoft to think about that for PCs as well: “How do we think about integrating this into the Windows platform?” Another focus is on making it easy to immediately pick up where you left off, moving from gaming on a PC to a session that’s ready to go on this kind of handheld.

Sones has made similar comments before, as my colleague Tom Warren points out. During another ROG Ally event in April, she discussed working with…

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