Top features for gamers

Boost your performance

Startup boost and Efficiency mode together optimizes performance in Microsoft Edge. Startup boost launches the browser faster and Efficiency mode redistributes system resources to improve performance when playing a PC game. 

Experience clearer and crisper visuals

Improve the visual quality of images on the web by upscaling content with super resolution in Microsoft Edge. With Clarity Boost, you get sharper and clearer visuals when streaming games with Xbox Cloud Gaming. 

Built-in file transfer across devices

Easily transfer files and notes across all your mobile and PC devices with Drop. 

Sidebar apps for gamers

Take multitasking on the web to a new level by quickly accessing popular gaming sites like Twitch and Discord in the Sidebar. Explore live channels or reply to friends without breaking your flow or opening a new tab. 

Organize your gaming tabs

Create tab groups to keep your gaming tabs together. Quickly glance at tab groups and other open tabs with Vertical tabs.

Stay up to date on your favorite games

Microsoft Edge has a personalized gaming homepage that helps you stay up to date on the latest game releases, news, and video, as well as trending live streams, esports tournaments, game guides, and more. 

Choose your soundtrack

Stream your favorite songs from the Sidebar while browsing the web or playing a game with popular music apps like Spotify, Apple Music, SoundCloud, and more. 

Capture and share

Copy content and retain its original format with Web select in Microsoft Edge or take a screenshot of page with Web capture. Markup and share these files with friends, in community forums or add them to a document. 

Personalize with gaming themes

Personalize your browser and homepage with themes from your favorite games including Minecraft, Halo, Sea of Thieves, Skyrim and more.

Connect with your party

Add your favorite messaging apps like Discord, Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, and more to the sidebar to stay in touch with your friends in-game or throughout the day.

Catch the wave in the Surf game

Beware of the Kraken as you ride through the water and try to avoid islands and obstacles with this surfing-themed game when you’re offline.

  • * Feature availability and functionality may vary by device type, market, and browser version.