Welcome to the brand new yr Xbox Insiders! We’ve got many new updates for you within the coming months and right now the primary set of options begins rolling out to the Alpha Skip Forward and Alpha rings. We’re including some enhancements to Xbox Recreation Move Quests, smarter messages, and some handy enter updates.
The crew at Xbox is at all times striving to enhance the Xbox ecosystem based mostly on fan suggestions—we admire each thought and concept shared! Take pleasure in attempting out these new options and offering your priceless suggestions.
Streamlined Xbox Recreation Move Quests
Xbox Recreation Move Quests are higher than ever! As this function rolls out, it is possible for you to to entry quests progress straight from the sprint and browse all quests from My Profile. Begin incomes rewards for enjoying nice video games, leap in and check out Xbox Recreation Move quests!
Introducing Message Requests
Your messages are getting smarter. Xbox is including a brand new Message Requests function in messaging which can prioritize messages from your pals and anybody you need to talk with whereas separating out messages from folks you don’t know right into a message requests tab.
Like all options in Preview, that is nonetheless in improvement, and we wished to make you conscious that group messaging between 1902 & 1904 builds isn’t supported (1-to-1 messaging nonetheless works tremendous!).
Mini digital keyboard
We perceive that navigating a digital keyboard generally is a problem whether or not you’re writing an LFG put up for Apex Legends or inputting a 5×5 code for a brand new recreation. As a way to enhance this expertise, we’re testing out a brand new mini digital keyboard possibility for Xbox One. This new digital keyboard makes it simpler to navigate and sort utilizing a controller. Take it for a spin and tell us what you suppose.
Restart added to Energy Heart
Based mostly on person suggestions, a brand new choice to restart the console has been added to the Energy Heart. Now you can entry this function shortly by holding down the Xbox button on the controller to deliver up the Energy Heart as an alternative of getting to navigate to it inside the System tab.
If you attempt to set up a brand new recreation or app right now with a full HDD we ship you to your assortment to decide on what to take away. The brand new recommended uninstall function will as an alternative ship you to a web page that has titles recommended for elimination that may unlock sufficient house in your set up and to make issues even simpler it’s going to auto-kickoff the set up as soon as the house is freed up!
You too can get to the brand new drive supervisor web page by way of Settings > System > Storage to simply handle your current content material and uninstall a number of titles without delay.
Programmable button on Xbox media distant
The Xbox media distant is being up to date to permit the OneGuide button to be reprogrammed to launch a media app as an alternative of OneGuide. It is a nice shortcut to leap into your favourite media app and begin watching.
A subset of Xbox Insiders might even see some experimental options along with what’s listed above. These are designed to gauge curiosity and solicit suggestions from a extra targeted group.
As at all times, because of all of the Xbox Insiders in your suggestions. Your perception and enter are each crucial and essential to creating a greater Xbox expertise for players around the globe.