Microsoft has announced plans for a "months-long transformation" of its Xbox Insider community and social efforts, which will include plans to "Improve communications" with Insiders.
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Microsoft has released a new Xbox App for Windows build 2311.1000.41.0 that has a number of new and improved features including UI improvements and a new Compact mode, among other changes.
Microsoft has expanded the Xbox Mastercard Preview to all Xbox Insiders in the United States. It lets gamers collect card points whenever they make purchases with the card to spend on Xbox stuff.
A new feature that's currently being tested by Xbox Insiders on Microsoft's Xbox consoles will let people know if an Xbox Game Pass title will be leaving soon, and offer options to purchase the game
Microsoft will hold a closed beta test for the upcoming game Party Animals for Xbox console owners who are part of the Xbox Insiders program starting on Friday, Sept. 16 through Sept. 19.
Xbox Insiders will get first crack at applying for the Xbox Mastercard, which will let them earn extra points on everyday purchases on the Microsoft Store for free games, and much more.
Microsoft has just released Build 2308.230816-2200 to Xbox Insiders on the Alpha and Beta rings. It comes with several fixes to the Home, notifications, and more. Unfortunately, there are issues too.
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Microsoft has released Xbox build 2305.230424-2200 to Insiders on the Omega, Delta, and Beta rings. It comes with a fix that addresses a force feedback issue on steering wheels for racing games.
Microsoft has released system updates for Xbox Insiders on the Alpha Skip-Ahead and Alpha rings. They each come with separate fixes which we have detailed. Read on to learn more about them.
Microsoft has added the Friends & Community Updates channel to the Alpha Skip-Ahead and Alpha rings for Xbox Insiders. The hub will allow you to better connect and keep up with your gaming buddies.
Microsoft has released a new update for Xbox Insiders on the Omega ring. The update includes a new feature related to subscription management as well as a couple of other fixes. There are also issues.
Microsoft has released version 2308.230323-2000 to the Xbox Alpha Skip-Ahead channel. The known issues seem to be getting shorter and there are several fixes in this update related to audio and more.
Today, Microsoft has a new Xbox Update Preview coming to the Beta ring of the Xbox Insider program. The key new feature of this update is new options relating to the power settings of the console.
Microsoft will soon be rolling out an update for its Xbox consoles, with the aim of reducing their carbon footprint. Various measures have been put in place by the company to ensure this.
Microsoft has released a new Alpha ring update for Xbox Insiders. In this update, Microsoft has added Recent Parties which allows you to form parties with recent contacts quicker than before.
Microsoft has released a new preview version of Xbox App for Windows. Xbox Insiders who download it should notice a bunch of issues—related to Cloud Gaming—that cause freezes, have been fixed.
Microsoft has released a new build to the Xbox Alpha Ring that brings additional warnings to the My Games & Apps section. The warning let you know if you need a licence or a disc to play games.
Microsoft has rolled out an OS update for Xbox Alpha Insiders. There are a few fixes and a new controller firmware, but there are also a whole bunch of known issues that Microsoft is working through.
Microsoft has announced that it is rolling out Discord Voice chat for some Xbox Insiders today. The integration does exactly what the name implies and should enhance multiplayer gaming experiences.
Here is the latest batch of improvements and bug fixes for Xbox Insiders in the Alpha Skip-Ahead Ring, where the company tests the earliest OS updates before shipping them to the public.
Today, Microsoft rolled out the ability to access Xbox Cloud Gaming through the console to select Xbox Insiders in the Alpha and Alpha - Skip Ahead rings. However, there are some restrictions.
Xbox Engineering Lead Eden Marie has announced that Alpha - Skip Ahead Xbox Insiders can now go back to using their Xbox 360 gamerpics with today's experimental update. You'll see a new option.
Today, Microsoft announced the new Microsoft Store that's coming to Xbox One consoles, and it's first going to be available for Xbox Insiders on Wednesday. It's meant to be faster, easier, and safer.
As usual, Microsoft's Xbox One console is getting its monthly update in June, and the company today outlined the features that are on the way, like new badging for Xbox Game Pass subscribers and more.
Microsoft has announced that it's beginning to test out version 2007 of its Xbox One software to Xbox Insiders on the Skip Ahead subset of the Preview Alpha ring. There's no word on what's new.
Microsoft and Obsidian have announced that a single-player limited demo of the upcoming miniaturized survival game Grounded will be available from June 9 through 14 for Xbox One and PC players.
Microsoft has announced that it's inviting Xbox Insiders to join the bleeding-edge Alpha and Alpha Skip Ahead rings of the Insider program, and any member of the program can register their interest.
Today, Microsoft announced that Xbox Insiders on the Skip Ahead subset of the Preview Alpha ring are getting their first taste of version 2006. There are no new features listed in the changelog.
First available to Xbox Insiders on the Preview Alpha ring last month, Microsoft today announced that it's promoting the beta for its new Xbox Insider Hub app to the Preview Beta ring.
Microsoft today is releasing the first build of version 2005 to Xbox Insiders. As usual though, there aren't any new front-facing features that version 2004 isn't going to get today.
Microsoft has released a new build of the Xbox One operating system to Insiders in the Skip Ahead ring, and along with it, it has enabled a couple of new features, including a Surprise Me button.
After just a week of testing in the Alpha ring, Microsoft's Console Streaming feature is now available to more testers, going all the way down to the Preview Delta ring on the Xbox Insider Program.
Microsoft is rolling out a new build of the Xbox OS to Insiders in the Omega Ring, bringing them for the first time to version 1911. Voice dictation is back and supports new languages in this release.
Folks who are in either the Alpha or Beta rings of the Xbox Insider Program should be getting a new build today from version 1906 of the console operating system, which is due out next month.
Microsoft is releasing a new system update to Xbox Insiders in the Preview Alpha Skip Ahead ring, with improvements to the download queue. These will also come to all users in the June update.
Microsoft is releasing a pair of new builds for Xbox Insiders today. One is for those in the Preview Alpha ring and the other is for those in Skip Ahead, but none of them includes major new features.
Microsoft continues betting on its innovative FastStart feature which lets players start a game before it even finishes downloading, adding support for ten titles included in the Xbox Game Pass.
The redesigned Twitch app for Xbox One Insiders now supports live video previews so you can check out live streams while browsing, and see chat on offline videos with past broadcasts.
Microsoft has announced that it's rolling out a new version of the EA Access Hub app for Xbox One users in the Insider program, bringing a new design, better performance, and other improvements.