Xbox Fans Seem Divided Over The New 'Happening Now' Social Feature

You may have seen recently that Xbox has begun rolling out a new social feature in the "Friends" tab that's known as "Happening Now", and over the past 24 hours, we've seen a lot of people sharing their opinions on this latest addition.

As you can see from the image above, the idea is to make you aware of all the active games and parties you can join at any one time, but some of the images we've spotted online make it look a lot more cluttered for certain people:

The reactions to this "Happening Now" tab seem to have been very mixed so far. There have been a lot of people sharing similar posts to the one seen above, with words like "ugly" and "hideous" being thrown around (along with a lot of requests to disable it), but others say that they actually think it's a good addition to the Home UI.

Here are just a few examples that we've spotted on various Xbox subreddits today:

Whether you're a fan of Xbox's new "Happening Now" feature or not, it looks like it's here to stay. Of course, the dashboard and UI are always getting tweaks based on feedback, so some of these reports may result in a few changes.

We'd be interested to know what you think of this new feature below, so please let us know in the poll and comments! Do you agree with some of the negativity, or do you fail to understand what all the fuss is about? Tell us below.

Do You Like The New 'Happening Now' Feature? (231 votes)

  1. Yeah, I think it's great!11%
  2. It's alright I guess, I'm fine with it17%
  3. I understand the negativity, but it's not a huge deal15%
  4. I hate it, let me disable it Microsoft!57%