Microsoft rolls out new Xbox One update, brings faster download speeds

If you're an Xbox One user who thinks that their console isn't downloading games fast enough, you're in for some good news. Microsoft is rolling out a new update for its Xbox One console, bringing significant performance improvements and bug fixes, including faster download speeds. The update bumps the OS version to "10.0.14393.2152 (rs1_xbox_rel_1610 161208-1218) fre".

The update includes a number of performance-based improvements, mainly related to download speeds. Microsoft notes that if you have a high-speed internet connection (more than 100Mbps), you'll be able to experience up to 80% faster download speeds. Even if your internet connection is slower, you'll notice up to 40% improvement than before. The company has also made updates and optimizations to make background downloads more resilient to inconsistent internet connectivity.

Additionally, Microsoft has updated the firmware to improve performance when playing via wireless controllers. The company has also made general performance enhancements for "added reliability and consistent experiences across steaming music apps". The update also contains general stability, bug fixes and enhancements as well.

You can download the latest update by following the steps given below:

  1. Make sure your console is connected to the Internet, and then open the guide and choose Settings > All settings.
  2. Select System > Console info & updates > Update console.

Have you received the update on your Xbox One yet? Does it improve download speeds? Let us know in the comments section below.

Source: Microsoft

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