Gaming with Windows 10 on a Samsung PC

Guy gaming on a PC

If you’re a gamer, you will be happy to know gaming is now built into Windows 10. Not only you can adjust performance settings with the Game bar, you can easily stream your gaming conquests to your viewers using Mixer, a free service from Xbox. A Samsung PC with Windows 10 is truly the best PC for gaming.

Note: Available screens and settings may vary by software version and model.

Use the Game bar

As a fast-paced gamer, you don't have time to look away from the screen. With the Game bar, you can quickly adjust the volume, check your PC's performance, record clips, and more without taking your eyes off the game. 

While playing a game, press Win+G to open the Game bar. After using the Game bar, click on your game screen to close it and continue playing. 

To adjust the shortcut keys or settings for the Game bar, navigate to and click Settings, and then click Gaming

Note: If you are playing a game on Xbox, press the Xbox button to bring up the Game bar.

Candy Crush with the Game bar overlay

Watch streams on Mixer

With Mixer, you can watch your favorite streamers or your friends play live right from your phone. First, sign up for a Xbox Live account, and then you only need to decide where to watch your streams.

To watch online, navigate to the Mixer website, and then click START WATCHING. From there, you can start exploring for your next favorite streamer right away. For more features, click SIGN IN at the top right, and then sign in with your Xbox Live account.

To watch on your phone, navigate to the Mixer website, and then click either App Store or Google Play. Follow the on-screen prompts to download Mixer and sign in with your Xbox Live account.

Mixer website with START WATCHING displayed

Stream a game with Mixer

You’ve been playing your favorite game for a while and got pretty good. It’s time to start streaming. After signing up for an Xbox Live account, you’ll be one step closer to being a streamer.

While playing a game, press Win+Alt+B, and then click Get started. Click SIGN IN, select the Microsoft account associated with your Xbox Live account, and then follow the on-screen prompts to sign in. Adjust the broadcast settings, and then click Start broadcast to start streaming the game.

After you start broadcasting, all your friends can watch you live. You can also share the URL under your user name.

Candy Crush broadcast settings and button with Start broadcast

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