With the brand new 12 months in full swing, the Xbox workforce has been laborious
at work conceptualizing and testing new options based mostly on the precious suggestions
of our worldwide group. Immediately, we’re excited to share with you numerous
thrilling new updates and enhancements that start rolling out this week to all
Xbox One consoles. Right here’s a rundown of the whole lot you may count on within the
February 2020 Xbox One Replace:
Simplified Dwelling Display
We’re formally unveiling the brand new, streamlined Dwelling
interface for all Xbox One customers as a part of the February Replace! The group suggestions
since we started testing these Dwelling enhancements final 12 months has confirmed invaluable
to constructing an expertise that feels extra responsive, retains your favourite
content material entrance and heart, and will get you into your gaming experiences sooner than
ever. With the brand new Dwelling expertise, we’ve eliminated the Twists from the highest in
favor of devoted rows for Xbox Recreation Move, Mixer, Xbox Neighborhood, and
Microsoft Retailer, whereas additionally providing you with the pliability so as to add or take away rows
for a custom-made expertise.
My Video games & Apps UI Replace
With the February Replace, we’re bringing you extra methods to maintain My
Video games & Apps organized! You’ll now discover content material grouping for simpler
navigation and entry to your favourite video games and apps, in addition to labels
for trials and demos and a streamlined settings expertise to simplify the way you
work together along with your gaming assortment.
My Video games & Apps replace
Picture and GIF Assist in Conversations
We’re enabling the power so that you can
view pictures and animated GIFs in messaging conversations along with your Xbox Reside pals
on console, with the power to additionally view content material in Message Requests based mostly on
your message security settings. Now, pictures despatched from the Xbox cellular app on iOS or Android or the brand new Xbox (Beta) App on
Home windows 10 may also show in your console, with
the added potential to view the content material in full-screen on Xbox One.
Picture and GIF assist on console
View and set up particular person video games bundled by means of Xbox Recreation Move
Xbox Recreation Move members: we’re providing you with further management over which content material to put in when downloading and taking part in Xbox Recreation Move titles which might be half of a bigger bundle itemizing, resembling Shenmue I & II. With this replace, you’ll now see an “On this bundle” overview from the set up dialog, in addition to the choice to pick out which particular person title to obtain & launch.
Select a Most popular Location for Notifications
Now you can resolve the place you need
notifications to look on the display screen by going to Settings -> Preferences
-> Notifications and clicking on “Default notification place”.
This may carry up a menu that permits you to select a most popular spot from one among six
areas on the display screen, letting you progress them out of the best way in the event that they find yourself
blocking one thing essential in your video games or apps. Be aware that whereas your
most popular location will turn out to be the brand new default for many notifications, sure
video games could change this throughout gameplay for the very best person expertise.
Mixer’s ‘traditional chat’ mode shows messages in a devoted chat space subsequent to the video
Much more Mixer viewing enhancements
Because of group suggestions, we’ve made a number of modifications to enhance your Mixer viewing expertise on Xbox One. You now have the choice to change your chat mode to ‘traditional chat,’ which shows chat messages in their very own devoted house beside the stream video. Moreover, now you can manually choose the video decision at which you need to watch content material based mostly in your choice. Lastly, now you can see extra details about streamers you’re serious about, browse their VODs & Clips to look at, and host their channel by yourself, making it simpler to assist your favourite streamers and maintain updated with all of their content material.
Mixer viewers can now flick thru a streamer’s VODs and clips to look at, in addition to host their channel.
Extra Storage Administration solutions
With the prevailing Storage Administration function, while you run
out of house your Xbox One makes space-freeing solutions for you by
organizing and displaying which video games, apps, and different content material is taking on the
most space in your laborious drive. Within the February Replace, we’re introducing a
“Transfer” choice for customers with exterior storage hooked up to their console, giving
you the selection to both switch or take away gadgets to liberate the wanted house
Thanks to all Xbox Insiders who’ve actively helped us to
form the Xbox expertise. These February Xbox One updates are potential attributable to
the precious suggestions we obtain as a part of this system. When you’d like to assist
create the way forward for Xbox and get entry to early options, obtain the Xbox Insider Hub in your
Xbox One or Home windows 10 PC at this time. You might also go to the Xbox Insider Weblog for the most recent launch notes or be a part of the Xbox Insiders subreddit to submit suggestions and be a part of the dialogue, the place we host the
weekly Xbox Requests thread for all
concepts and have requests. Tell us what you wish to see!
We’re at all times working to enhance your
gaming expertise on Xbox One and can have extra bulletins within the coming months.
Till then, keep tuned for extra data and completely satisfied gaming!