The Xbox One Home windows 10 replace begins rolling out at 3AM ET

The Xbox One Windows 10 update starts rolling out at 3AM ET

After months of teasing, beta testing and bulletins, the Xbox One’s massive replace for Home windows 10, an all-new UI and backwards compatibility with some Xbox 360 video games will arrive tomorrow. In accordance with Main Nelson, the brand new software program will begin rolling out at 3AM ET, though we would not advise ready up for it for a few causes. First, it is a staged rollout, so you could not get it instantly. Second, the power to play Xbox 360 video games (this is the record) will not change on till 3PM ET, so you’ve got obtained a while to prepare. Lastly, assuming your Xbox is setup for “Immediate-on” it ought to routinely seize the replace and set up it with out you needing to do something in any respect. The brand new Xbox One dashboard has a totally refreshed format, however there’s numerous information out there that will help you get used to it.

I have been beta testing it for a number of weeks and whereas it takes some getting used to, the excellent news is it appears to run quicker than the software program it replaces. The removing of Kinect gestures from system menus is not any massive loss, though there have been points with some video games. Hopefully all of these have been resolved via the beta course of — my major recommendation is to study the shortcuts (like urgent proper set off to leap to Video games & Apps on the house display).

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The New Xbox One Expertise—the quickest and most social Xbox expertise ever, together with the power to play Xbox 360 video games on Xbox One.

Xbox One Backward Compatibility

Play a rising variety of digital and disc-based mostly Xbox 360 video games on Xbox One natively, with subsequent-era options resembling screenshots, broadcasting, and Recreation DVR. Entry your beforehand saved information, recreation add-ons, and achievements. Xbox Reside Gold members can do multiplayer gaming with pals it doesn’t matter what console they’re on.

A quicker, extra social Xbox One expertise

With the mixing of Home windows 10 into the New Xbox One Expertise, you’ll be able to entry many in style gaming options as much as 50% quicker than earlier than. Immediately begin a celebration, see what your mates are enjoying, and get updates to your lately performed video games from Residence with no wait time.

New Information and Group areas

Information: Shortly entry necessities with one button press to deliver up the brand new information. View your folks record, shortly begin a celebration, get to settings, see system notifications, view your messages, and extra utilizing the information, with out ever leaving your recreation. Group: Within the new Group space, see what’s trending on Xbox Stay and work together with the Xbox Stay group by liking, commenting on, and sharing your favourite content material. Shortly entry the newest updates from associates and recreation builders by means of the Exercise feed in Group.

Redesigned House, OneGuide, and Retailer areas

Residence: Share your screenshots and recreation clips extra simply with the Xbox Reside group, and see whether or not your folks are enjoying the identical video games from House. Scroll up and right down to get to your video games and apps assortment. OneGuide: See what’s trending on stay TV within the Xbox Stay group in OneGuide. Browse for reside TV listings with image-in-image, so you do not miss what’s occurring in your present. With app channels, shortly discover one thing to observe out of your favourite video apps—multi functional place. Retailer: The Retailer expands to 4 straightforward-to-discover areas—Video games, Films & TV, Apps, and Music. The brand new vertical gallery view brings extra listings at a look. Flick through intuitive classes like Featured Employees picks, New Releases, Prime Performed, Prime Rated, Coming Quickly, and Suggestions to find new video games and different content material.

Enhanced Recreation Hubs

Get one-click on entry to Recreation Hubs instantly from House to view or launch the final recreation you performed, go to the Retailer for particulars about different video games, or see what your mates are enjoying proper now on Xbox Reside. It’s also possible to entry information and updates immediately from the group and the builders, plus examine gamerscore, achievements, and different recreation stats with your mates.

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