This is news that should excite Discord users looking to take advantage of the platform on Xbox. Yes, Discord voice chat is coming to Xbox and initially for Insider members. Take the opportunity to join the Xboxygen community on Discord!
Discord on Xbox: Chat with your friends between Xbox, PC and mobile
Get ready to connect with your friends and Discord communities on Xbox when Discord Voice chat is available on Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One consoles.
As the name suggests, it’s all about chatting with anyone on Discord via voice channels or group calls right from your Xbox console. This means you can more easily chat with your friends who are on PC, mobile or Xbox.
The update is rolling out to Xbox Insider Alpha and Alpha Skip Ahead members starting today, and will be available to everyone soon. Read our full article on becoming an Xbox Insider and joining the program.
How Discord works on Xbox
To use Discord on Xbox, you must first link your Discord account to your Xbox console. Here are the steps you need to follow.
- Open the Xbox Guide with the middle button on the controller
- Go to the Groups and Chat menu
- Click the Try Discord Voice Chat on Xbox option
- An option to scan the QR code will appear on the screen to link your console and Discord account
- If you have already linked your Discord account to your Xbox, you will need to link it again
Note that you must be at least 13 years old to link a Discord account on Xbox and other parental controls may apply.
Once your Discord account is successfully linked to your Xbox console, you can use the Discord voice chat on your console and join the party of your choice. A new Join on Xbox option will be available in the Discord mobile app.
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Note that you need the Xbox app to cast voice chat from your Discord account to your Xbox. Once installed, the app will launch automatically so you can connect Discord Voice Chat to your Xbox Series X|S or Xbox One. Discord security principles apply when using Discord voice chat on Xbox consoles.
Today’s update begins rolling out to Xbox Insider members and will roll out to more people in the coming weeks.