We knew for quite some time that Microsoft was working on a new feature specific for games, and now the company is sharing more details on what it is and how it works.

What’s Game Mode on Windows 10 How to enable Game Mode on Windows 10

What’s Game Mode on Windows 10

Game Mode for Windows 10 is a new feature part of the Creators Update that aims to boost performance and framerate while playing games. When Game Mode is enabled Windows 10 will work to prioritize CPU and GPU resources on your device to offer the best possible gaming experience.

How to enable Game Mode on Windows 10

Microsoft is building a new Gaming section in the Settings app identified with the Xbox logo that includes new pages to configure Game bar, Game DVR, Broadcasting, and Game Mode. To enable Game Mode, do the following: Once the new feature is enabled on the game, Windows 10 will make sure to prioritize system resources to improve your gaming experience. Game Mode settings Game bar settings Windows 10’s Game Mode works on your traditional Win32 or Windows Store games. However, Microsoft says that at the beginning only select games will be able to automatically use Game Mode on Windows 10, but not every game will work with the new feature.

Beam for Windows 10

Furthermore, the software giant is also adding Beam to enable gameplay streaming without needing extra software or complicated setup. On Windows 10, users will be able to configure Beam inside the new Streaming page in the Settings app. Then opening the Game bar and clicking the Streaming (satellite) button to start broadcasting. The company will start letting users to test the new gaming features running the latest Windows 10 Creators Update preview, and everyone will get these new features when the next major update releases in the coming months. All content on this site is provided with no warranties, express or implied. Use any information at your own risk. Always backup of your device and files before making any changes. Privacy policy info.