Xbox Will Soon Be More Transparent Over How It Uses Your Data

The Xbox One collects data from players, as will the Xbox Series X, as do most objects that can connect to the internet. Now, Microsoft has vowed to be more transparent over what data is collected and what it’s used for, and it’ll be more straightforward to withhold data, too.

In a post on Xbox Wire by Dave McCarthy, the corporate vice president of Xbox Operations, some changes have been outlined. Xbox users will receive “an overview of the required diagnostic data” being collected, the post explains, and details of how it’s being used.

Players will also be given the choice of sharing or opting out of providing additional diagnostic data, depending on their preferences.

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