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  1. creaky

    Xbox Insider Preview build 15063.4073 is now available in the Alpha ring

    Microsoft has been on a bit of a tear lately, releasing three new Xbox One Insider Preview builds to the Alpha ring within the span of about 24 hours. The latest was at 6:00pm Pacific Time, and that's build 15063.4073, or rs2_release_xbox_1706.170623-2014. We can see from the build string that...
  2. creaky

    Custom Gamerpics are now available for Xbox Insiders in the Preview Alpha ring

    Last month, Microsoft announced a range of new features that were coming to the Xbox One. While the firm released that update today, some of the promised features didn't make the cut, and one of those was Custom Gamerpics. As was promised earlier this week, Custom Gamerpics have been turned on...
  3. creaky

    Microsoft releases another Xbox One Preview build - here's what's new

    Here's the full changelog: • Store • Resolved an issue which could sometimes prevent the Store from launching. • Certain elements of the Store have been streamlined for an improved user experience. • Miscellaneous bug fixes. • Users with consoles set to the Singapore region (zh-sg or en-sg)...
  4. creaky

    Microsoft releases another Xbox One Preview build - here's what's new

    Microsoft today released yet another build for members of the Xbox One Preview Program, which includes mainly fixes. Here's the full changelog: • Store • Resolved an issue which could sometimes prevent the Store from launching. • Certain elements of the Store have been streamlined for an...
  5. creaky

    Microsoft releases a new Xbox One Preview build - here's what's new

    Last night, Microsoft released a new Xbox One Preview build, bringing the build string to rs1_xbox_rel_1610.161007-1900. It's been over a month since the company started delivering previews for the second part of the Anniversary Update, adding features like Clubs and Looking for Group. Earlier...
  6. agamer

    Xbox One's Achievement Notifications Offer New Info Following Today's Preview Update

    Xbox One owners enrolled in the system's Preview program are receiving some new features today as part of the latest update, including enhanced Achievement notifications. As seen in the brief video below, notifications now indicate the rarity of the Achievement you've just unlocked. Rare ones...
  7. creaky

    Xbox One Preview Build Gets Social

    Xbox One update preview shows off new social features. Both "Looking for Group" and "Clubs" will be available today on the Xbox One Preview Program. Xbox One Preview Program Gets New Features Today, Xbox One Preview members will have access to a couple of new features. Both “Clubs” and...
  8. creaky

    New Preview Update Available Today 13 August

    Today, 13 August, you might have noticed a new update is available for preview members; here are the notes. OS version released: rs1_xbox_rel_1608.160810-1700 Available: 1:00 AM GMT 13/8 NEW FEATURES • Startup Chime Thanks to the passionate feedback of the Xbox Global community, you can now...
  9. creaky

    New Xbox One Preview update allows for mobile carrier payments

    A new Xbox One build is available to those in the Preview Program, as well as users on Dev Mode. The build is 14389, and it offers the ability to pay for digital content by using your mobile carrier account. Presumably, this is another method of unifying the Windows 10 platform. After all, you...
  10. creaky

    Xbox One preview users will soon be able to snap achievements again

    Xbox One Preview Program members received an unpleasant surprised in the last update. The ability to snap achievements has been removed. The achievements now use a new implementation in the Guide. For those that were upset, there's no need to worry. The Xbox team's Mike Ybarra tweeted the...
  11. agamer

    Microsoft details new features for Xbox One Preview and Windows 10 Xbox Beta app

    Back in November, Microsoft rolled out the New Xbox One Experience, delivering a major Windows 10-based overhaul for the console's software. After releasing a minor update in December, bringing bug fixes and stability enhancements, the company has announced new features on the way - and as ever...
  12. kenny

    Xbox One Preview Program allowing invitations again

    Since the somewhat mixed reception of the Xbox One at launch, Microsoft has worked hard to listen to the fans to shape the development of the console. One aspect of that is the feedback program – xbox.uservoice.com – and another is the Xbox Preview Program. This approach – with a sizable...
  13. creaky

    Windows 10 Xbox Beta app now available for download

    When Windows 10 dropped only mere months ago, we were treated with a new Xbox app, hosting a range of features to link gaming in the living room, with a PC experience. Features such cross-platform licenses, Xbox-to-PC game streaming, and cross platform multiplayer were brought to Xbox Live...
  14. creaky

    Borderlands Coming to Xbox One Backward Compatibility

    Borderlands has been added to Xbox One backwards compatibility, Microsoft has announced. Provided you own a physical or digital copy of the Xbox 360 original, the game will be playable to Xbox One preview program members the moment it's added, and to all other users once backwards compatibility...
  15. creaky

    Xbox One Preview Program is nearing capacity

    The Xbox One Preview Program is an on-going initiative that encourages its members to access preview builds of upcoming Xbox One features, sometimes months before the official release. Similarly to how the Windows Insider Program operates, early builds of upcoming features are released, and...
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