Beam is a live streaming video platform. This service started in Jan, 2016 and has now acquired by Microsoft since Oct, 2016. What makes Beam different from other similar services it lets viewers to interact with the videos being streamed. Here we will see how we can use Beam stream in Windows 10 Creators Update.
As stated by Microsoft, in March 2017, Xbox One got a Beam viewing app as well as direct broadcasting to Beam added to it. In April 2017, the direct Beam Broadcasting was added to Windows 10 as well. Windows 10 Creators Update brought Beam streaming to Windows 10 and also added a chat feature. This feature make things more interactive.
Most games that run in windowed mode will work fine. But you can confirm your game by pressing Win+G keys to open the Game Bar. If everything is ok, then the game will appear there. Now proceed with the steps mentioned below.
That’s all. Happy Beam Streaming!