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Microsoft Releases Xbox Game Bar Update With New Resource Widget And More

After testing a new performance widget on the Xbox Game Bar earlier this month, Microsoft implement it for gamers on Windows 10. Xbox Game Bar, for those unfamiliar with it, is an overlay that PC gamers call up by tapping the Windows key + 'G' on their keyboard. The overlay gives users access to features like audio controls, video capture, Xbox social settings, and even performance metrics. That last part is getting a significant makeover now, in part thanks to a new 'resources' widget reminiscent of Windows Task Manager. The New Resources widget shows the tasks that are running and that use the most system resources. Each task gets an 'impact rating' of low, medium, or high. It allows gamers to quickly shut down things that af...