After Microsoft promised it a couple of months ago, the company is removing the Xbox Live Gold requirement for a number of things, such as playing multiplayer on free-to-play games and more.
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Today, Microsoft released a new Xbox Insider Preview to Alpha ring users that has a bunch of new features like the new Microsoft Store, a Game Activity tab, a Happening Now feature, and more.
Today, Microsoft announced that those on the Xbox Insider Program can begin testing out Console Streaming, the feature that will allow users to stream their games from their Xbox to their phone.
Microsoft today released new builds for Xbox Insiders on the Preview Alpha ring and the Skip Ahead subset of the ring, and they both include a simplified settings experience for easier navigation.
Microsoft has announced a new set of experiments for the Xbox One dashboard, which will be conducted with the help of Xbox Insiders. They're available starting today for select Alpha ring Insiders.
Microsoft today is releasing new Xbox Insider Preview builds to the Skip Ahead and Alpha rings from the 2004 and 1911 development branches, which enable the new Console Streaming feature.
Microsoft today announced that it's going to be seeding a new Xbox One build to Insiders on the Preview Alpha ring, and the preview will be for the next feature update, version 1911.
Today, Microsoft announced the first 20H1 build for Xbox One consoles. Right now, the feature set is the same as it is for those that are testing 19H2. The build is available in the Skip Ahead ring.
Microsoft today announced that it's launching its next phase of testing with its new Xbox One dashboard. Half of those in the Preview Alpha ring can start testing out the home screen now.
After announcing a redesigned Xbox One Dashboard and testing it with Insiders, Microsoft announced today that its experiment concludes this week, and Insiders will no longer see it.
Microsoft is releasing a new Xbox One version 1910 build today to the Preview Alpha ring, and the company says that the update is feature-complete, but features will be announced next week.
Microsoft is rolling out a new Xbox One version 1910 Insider build to the Preview Alpha ring users. This build string drops the 19H2 reference, indicating changes to plans for the next major release.
Microsoft today released a new 19H2 build for Xbox Insiders in the Skip Ahead ring, bringing the build number to 18363.7004. It's the first 19H2 build to increase the major build number.
Microsoft has released new builds of the Xbox One system to the Preview Alpha and Skip Ahead rings, and the only notable change is improved alphabetical game sorting in My Games & Apps.
Microsoft announced today that it will be releasing its first 19H2 build for Xbox Insiders that have enrolled in the Skip Ahead subset of the Preview Alpha ring. No features have been announced.
Microsoft is flighting a new Xbox One Insider Preview build today, and it includes new voice commands for Amazon Alexa, including the ability to pair a controller and eject a disc.
Microsoft is releasing a new Xbox One Insider Preview build today, and it will allow users to reprogram buttons on their Media Remotes, starting with the button to access OneGuide.
Microsoft is releasing a new Xbox One Insider Preview build today for those on the Preview Alpha ring. It adds a new mini onscreen keyboard, which is designed to float around textboxes.
Beginning today, Xbox Insiders that are on the Preview Alpha ring will be able to test out the latest 19H1 builds. However, the major new features in the update still haven't been announced.
Microsoft is rolling out a new Xbox One Insider Preview to the Alpha ring today, which finally activates mouse and keyboard support, along with some other new features like search enhancements.
A week after releasing the first Xbox One 1811 preview build that brought the long-awaited keyboard and mouse support, Microsoft is releasing a minor build to Insiders in the Preview Alpha ring.
Microsoft today announced that it's releasing the first build of Xbox One version 1811 to Insiders on the Alpha ring, and the build brings a long-awaited feature: mouse and keyboard support.
Microsoft today that Xbox Insiders that opted into the Skip Ahead subset of the Preview Alpha ring will get their first build from the 19H1 development branch tonight. There are no new features.
The latest Xbox One 1810 preview build released to the Preview Alpha - Skip Ahead and Preview Alpha rings adds a simplified “My Games & apps” section on the Xbox dashboard, along with a host of fixes.
In a blog post thanking Skip Ahead Xbox Insiders, Microsoft said that it will begin testing previews of a feature update set to be released in 2019, 'very soon'. The update is codenamed 19H1.
Today, Microsoft released a new Xbox One Insider Preview to the Skip Ahead subset of the Preview Alpha ring. Along with some fixes, the build will do a factory refresh on your console.
Earlier today, Microsoft announced that it is releasing the first Redstone 5 preview for the Xbox One. It's now published a changelog, showing a few fixes, but no new features just yet.
Today, Microsoft's Brad Rossetti tweeted that those enrolled in the Xbox Insider Program's Skip Ahead ring will get their first build from the Redstone 5 development branch tonight.
Today, Microsoft released a new Xbox Insider Preview to users on the Preview Alpha ring. Along with FastStart and the Avatar Editor, the new build includes quite a long list of fixes.
While Microsoft opened up Skip Ahead for Xbox Insiders to the Alpha ring already, today it announced that it's now sending invitations to Insiders that are on the lower rings of the program.
Last week, Microsoft announced that Xbox Insiders will soon have the ability to opt into a Skip Ahead ring. Today, the feature went live for the Preview Alpha ring, although there are no builds yet.
Microsoft today announced that the Xbox Insider Program is getting a Skip Ahead subset of the Alpha ring, much like Windows 10 has for the Fast ring, allowing you to skip to the next dev branch.
The Xbox One preview build 17134.4016 is now available to the Alpha ring. The update allows users to enable their cameras to display full screen while broadcasting using Mixer, among other things.
Today, Microsoft announced the next feature update for the Xbox One family of consoles, version 1806. Containing a number of minor new features, it will be finalized next month, in June.
The Xbox One Preview Alpha Ring Insiders will begin receiving the newest Xbox One build (1805.180506-1920), which adds new features for grouping games and apps, improved family settings, and more.
Microsoft released a new Xbox One Insider Preview to the Preview Alpha ring today, bringing the build number to 17134.3024. Among other things, it finally adds support for 120Hz displays.
Microsoft has released a brand new Xbox One version 1805 build to the Preview Alpha ring. Along with new features announced earlier this week, it includes some fixes and known issues.
Microsoft today announced the next feature update for the Xbox One family of consoles, which is version 1805. Unfortunately, it hasn't announced any of the new features in the update just yet.
Those on the Insiders Alpha ring for the Xbox One will be getting a new update today. Build 1804.180330-1920 will contain fixes and known issues and should arrive on consoles at 2pm PT.
Microsoft is releasing the next major feature update for the Xbox One, version 1804, to the Preview Omega ring today, which is the Xbox Insider Program's version of the Release Preview ring.