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Help with Gamesharing on 3 Xbox Series consoles please

Freeman76

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Ok guys so here is the deal:

I own a Series X which is the primary account, I buy all the games and pay for the gamepass etc

My wife has a Series S, which is the secondary console and I gameshare with her.

Both the above consoles are downstairs and it all works perfectly fine.

We just bought a TV bed, and another Series S so we can sometimes wake up and play something, and have put both our accounts on it, and here is the issue.

I bought the new Life is Strange for her to play (she is a huge fan) in bed on the weekends, but when she tries to load it up on her account on the bedroom console it says the person who bought this game needs to sign in. Obvs I can play it on my account on this console since I bought the game.

Is there any way we can get this working without having to compromise the set up we already have downstairs? I only have 2 switches left on the home console screen, dont want to fuck this up lol.

Any help would be really great, thank you
 
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dvdvideo

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You can game share well with one other console, because it's your "home" console, they can still play on it.

What you could do on the third xbox is have her play under your login........but that's about it. As far as I know......
 

dvdvideo

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If its a free to play game there's no issue, or if she only plays an offline game every once and while if it's not too new of game you could just buy those games for her too......a lot of the older games are often $10......
 
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Ya, as people have said Game Sharing is across two consoles.

You cant daisy chain 3, 4, or 20 consoles together where Console A shares with B. And then C shares with B hoping to get all of B's (which also includes A's).
 

reksveks

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A xbox streaming stick that allows you to use xcloud and remote play would be prefer here.

Does or is there an Xbox apk for firetv stick?
 
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dvdvideo

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A xbox streaming stick that allows you to use xcloud and remote play would be prefer here.

Does or is there an Xbox apk for firetv stick?

Not an official one. I tried one on my andriod TV sideloaded the other day.....it was buggy to say the least. But I think these will come eventually......
 
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M1chl

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You can easily do this, the home console switching with Xbox is not necessary, for playing games on the other xboxes, is to have a profile which is unrelated to anyone, is just an account where you buy games. And all other people has to do, is to login to said account. You can have logged in 2 accounts on one controller, thus, you just set one xbox where this account is home, that way you don't have to login to this account, to play games and on other xbox (just one extra at one time) you log to this "game purchase account) and play those bough games on their xbox, like I mean they have 2 profiles log in, one is the where the game has been purchased and second one is what is theirs.

And bam, game sharing, if they aren't logged in at the same account in one time, you can do this on unlimited number of devices.
 
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CRAIG667

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Set your bedroom Xbox to automatically sign in your account (main account) then have your wife sign in with her account and play the game that way.

Obvs, if you sign in elsewhere she'll be booted out of the game but this is the solution I use at home and it works fine.
 

The Shepard

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Your best off just moving the downstairs console to the bedroom if that's where she's playing mostly atm. PlayStation does this better, can switch main consoles all the time (after 24 hours of last switch) xbox is only so many times a year.

Probably the best thing for you to do in the future is buy any games she's mostly into on her account. You can still play them on your xbox then if you want.
 
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Jimmy_liv

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You can easily do this, the home console switching with Xbox is not necessary, for playing games on the other xboxes, is to have a profile which is unrelated to anyone, is just an account where you buy games. And all other people has to do, is to login to said account. You can have logged in 2 accounts on one controller, thus, you just set one xbox where this account is home, that way you don't have to login to this account, to play games and on other xbox (just one extra at one time) you log to this "game purchase account) and play those bough games on their xbox, like I mean they have 2 profiles log in, one is the where the game has been purchased and second one is what is theirs.

And bam, game sharing, if they aren't logged in at the same account in one time, you can do this on unlimited number of devices.
This is basically what I've done - have both profiles logged in on the 3rd console (my sons). The downside to this is when I want to play a game on another console then it logs me out of the 3rd console which obviously kicks him out of the game.
 
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M1chl

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This is basically what I've done - have both profiles logged in on the 3rd console (my sons). The downside to this is when I want to play a game on another console then it logs me out of the 3rd console which obviously kicks him out of the game.
Yeah but it's still better than to sharing the "home console"...
 

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Set your account to auto login. Then she can just login to her account and play, as long as your account is logged in also.