That means that if one friend is playing Minecraft on console, another on PC and another on mobile, all three would still be able to communicate in the one chat.
Thanks to this news, users can continue group chats on Xbox with their friends even when they are physically far away from their consoles. The beta Xbox app for Android is available immediately with the party chat support, and you can sign-up to test party chat on iOS using Microsoft's form. While it was announced months ago that a Mixer app was in active development and beta testing for both iOS and Android mobile devices, the culmination of that project is available now to the general public.
Microsoft has not made an announcement about this, but Reddit users noticed the change in the app's patch notes.
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As highlighted at the beginning, this new feature is only available within the beta versions of the Xbox app.
If you have the Xbox beta app on Android, let us know what you think of this feature and if you would use it frequently.
There isn't that much information about the full list of features that come with the app, but rest assured there will probably be some additional functionality when Microsoft finally decides to make the big announcement soon.