May 20th : New Preview Alpha Ring 1906 Update (19060.190516-1940)

Starting at 2:00 p.m. PST today, members of the Xbox One Preview Alpha Ring will begin receiving the latest 1906 Xbox One system update (19H1_RELEASE_XBOX_DEV_1906\18362.4028.190516-1940).   DETAILS: OS version released: 19H1_RELEASE_XBOX_DEV_1906\18362.4028.190516-1940 Available: 2:00PM PDT 5/20/19 Mandatory Date/Time: 3:00 AM PDT 5/21/19   New Features:   This first update is meant to lay the groundwork for what’s to come in 1906, so while you’ll find fixes and known issues listed below, please keep an eye out for feature announcements as they’re ready to be previewed. Thanks, as always, for your passion for helping make Xbox One system updates the best they… …

Join the Fishing Sim World: Pro Tour in July on Xbox One

The challenge of man versus beast, the thrill of the hunt, the adrenaline of competition, Fishing Sim World: Pro Tour lets you feel it all. Fishing Sim World: Pro Tour introduces a brand-new career mode where you can take part in carp, bass or predator tournaments (or all three) and progress through the ranks from amateur to elite angler. Not only will you need to overcome the challenge of finding and catching the fish, but you will also be up against over 100 professional anglers from across the world in your pursuit of glory. You will gain social media followers… …

Join the Fishing Sim World: Pro Tour in July on Xbox One

This Week on Xbox: May 17, 2019

We know you’re busy and might miss out on all the exciting things we’re talking about on Xbox Wire every week. If you’ve got a few minutes, we can help remedy that. We’ve pared down the past week’s news into one easy-to-digest article for all things Xbox! Or, if you’d rather watch than read, you can feast your eyes on our weekly video show above. Be sure to come back every Friday to find out what’s happening This Week on Xbox! New Iron Throne Console Revealed for Xbox’s Game of Thrones Giveaway Last week, we announced a new Game of… …

This Week on Xbox: May 17, 2019

Celebrating 10 Years of Minecraft

This is an incredibly exciting time for Minecraft. Ten years ago today, the game launched on PC. Now, Minecraft has sold more than 176 million copies to-date in virtually every country in the world. As a way to celebrate 10 years for the franchise, we announced today a brand-new Minecraft game – Minecraft Earth. Minecraft Earth is an all new free-to-play augmented reality game for mobile that will bring the creative nature of Minecraft to the real world. The game’s mechanics are simple: explore your neighborhood to find blocks and unique mobs for your builds. Once you have them, any… …

Celebrating 10 Years of Minecraft

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate now available to Preview Delta

Starting today, Xbox Insiders in Preview Delta can join and test the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate plan before it launches later this year in current Xbox Game Pass markets. NOTE: Xbox Game Pass Ultimate is currently available to English speaking Xbox Insiders in the US, UK, Canada, and Australia in Preview Alpha, Preview Alpha – Skip Ahead, Preview Beta, or Preview Delta. When you join Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, we will apply any prepaid time you have on Xbox Live Gold and/or Xbox Game Pass toward Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, up to a maximum of 36 months. For example, if… …

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate now available to Preview Delta

Stay on Target with These Sniper Elite V2 Remastered Tips and Tricks

Sniper Elite V2 Remastered is out today on Xbox One, and we’re delighted to be bringing a classic back on Xbox. Its combination of stealth gameplay, sniping simulation, and advanced bullet ballistics is still a joy seven years on from its release on Xbox 360. Now you can enjoy it on Xbox One with substantial graphical improvements, and numerous refinements and tweaks. We’ve also added a photo mode that lets you pause and advance the action frame-by-frame for that epic X-Ray Kill Cam shot, and all the playable characters from Zombie Army Trilogy. And we’ve expanded the multiplayer for up… …

Stay on Target with These Sniper Elite V2 Remastered Tips and Tricks

New Iron Throne Console Revealed for Xbox’s Game of Thrones Giveaway

Last week, we announced a new Game of Thrones sweepstakes featuring custom House Targaryen and Night King designed consoles, and you didn’t think we’d just stop there, did you? We’re thrilled to unveil this giveaway will also include a third prize – an Iron Throne designed custom console! The fight to rule from the Iron Throne started nearly a decade ago and launched countless wars, battles and betrayals. It’s almost time to see who will reign victorious over the Seven Kingdoms, and it’s only right we made an epic custom console to honor this moment in television history. Just like… …

New Iron Throne Console Revealed for Xbox’s Game of Thrones Giveaway

May 11th : New Preview Beta Ring 1905 Update (1905.190510-1845)

Starting at 6:00 p.m. PST today, members of the Xbox One Preview Beta Ring will begin receiving the latest 1905 Xbox One system update (19H1_RELEASE_XBOX_DEV_1905\18362.3055.190510-1845) Read on for more about the new features, fixes and known issues in the latest 1905 system update.   DETAILS: OS version released: 19H1_RELEASE_XBOX_DEV_1905\18362.3055.190510-1845 Available: 6:00PM PDT 5/11/19 Mandatory Date/Time: 3:00 AM PDT 5/12/19   Fixes:   Audio Some users may have been impacted recently by their Dolby Atmos for Home Theater audio setting reverting to another audio setting. We have made a fix recently and are looking to our Insider Audience to verify it…. …

May 11th : New Preview Beta Ring 1905 Update (1905.190510-1845)

May 10th : New Preview Alpha Ring 1905 Update (1905.190509-1730)

Starting at 7:30 p.m. PST today, members of the Xbox One Preview Alpha Ring will begin receiving the latest 1905 Xbox One system update (19H1_RELEASE_XBOX_DEV_1905\18362.3054.190509-1730) Read on for more about the new features, fixes and known issues in the latest 1905 system update.   DETAILS: OS version released: 19H1_RELEASE_XBOX_DEV_1905\18362.3054.190509-1730 Available: 7:30PM PDT 5/10/19 Mandatory Date/Time: 3:00 AM PDT 5/12/19   Fixes:   Audio Some users may have been impacted recently by their Dolby Atmos for Home Theater audio setting reverting to another audio setting. We have made a fix recently and are looking to our Insider Audience to verify it…. …

May 10th : New Preview Alpha Ring 1905 Update (1905.190509-1730)

May 9th : New Preview Delta Ring 1905 Update (1905.190507-1930)

Starting at 6:00 p.m. PST today, members of the Xbox One Preview Delta Ring will begin receiving the latest 1905 Xbox One system update (19H1_RELEASE_XBOX_DEV_1905\18362.3052.190507-1930) Read on for more about the new features, fixes and known issues in the latest 1905 system update.   DETAILS: OS version released: 19H1_RELEASE_XBOX_DEV_1905\18362.3052.190507-1930 Available: 6:00PM PDT 5/9/19 Mandatory Date/Time: 3:00 AM PDT 5/10/19   New Features:   The 1905 features are highlighted here in a new blog post  https://news.xbox.com/en-us/2019/04/25/improvements-to-xbox-game-pass-friends-list-and-messaging-coming-to-xbox-insiders/   Fixes:   Audio We have fixed the issue that some users are encountering no audio on their Xbox console after boot (no shell audio, no… …

May 9th : New Preview Delta Ring 1905 Update (1905.190507-1930)

Choose Your Class for Bless Unleashed, Coming Soon to Xbox One

Bless Unleashed is a free-to-play action MMORPG, coming to Xbox One this Summer. Your adventure begins with one very important question- “What class do you want to play?” Bless Unleashed will launch with five classic fantasy classes. Here’s the 411 on each class to help you take that first step on your road to adventure. Crusader The Crusader is our take on the classic medieval knight. If your idea of bringing the pain includes bashing your shield into your enemies face and slashing them to ribbons with your sword while still protecting your friends, you may want to play a… …

Choose Your Class for Bless Unleashed, Coming Soon to Xbox One

May 6th : New Preview Alpha Skip Ahead Ring 1910 Update (1910.190502-1920)

Starting at 2:00 p.m. PST today, members of the Xbox One Preview Alpha Skip Ahead Ring will begin receiving the latest 1910 Xbox One system update (19H1_RELEASE_XBOX_DEV_19H2HOLD_1910\18362.7089.190502-1920).  This build has the same features and fixes as 1905 however we need valuable core recovery coverage and feedback as we skip ahead.   DETAILS: OS version released: 19H1_RELEASE_XBOX_DEV_19H2HOLD_1910\18362.7089.190502-1920 Available: 2:00PM PDT 5/6/19 Mandatory Date/Time: 3:00 AM PDT 5/7/19   Fixes:   Audio: Fixes addressing the audio streams when Atmos is used for Stereo Speakers and Mono-mix mode. Home: Fixes to the Controller Icon on home – “Unknown” battery should will not be… …

May 6th : New Preview Alpha Skip Ahead Ring 1910 Update (1910.190502-1920)

May 3rd : New Preview Alpha Skip Ahead 1910 Update (1910.190430-1920)

Starting at 2:00 p.m. PST today, members of the Xbox One Preview Alpha Skip Ahead Ring will begin receiving the latest 1910 Xbox One system update (19H1_RELEASE_XBOX_DEV_19H2HOLD_1910\18362.7085.190430-1920).  This build has the same features and fixes as 1905 however we need valuable core recovery coverage and feedback as we skip ahead.   DETAILS: OS version released: 19H1_RELEASE_XBOX_DEV_19H2HOLD_1910\18362.7085.190430-1920 Available: 2:00PM PST 5/3/19 Mandatory Date/Time: 3:00 AM PST 5/4/19   New Features:   The 1905 (in 1910) features are highlighted here in a new blog post  https://news.xbox.com/en-us/2019/04/25/improvements-to-xbox-game-pass-friends-list-and-messaging-coming-to-xbox-insiders/ My Games and Apps – Better Sorting We are adding a new feature in this build… …

May 3rd : New Preview Alpha Skip Ahead 1910 Update (1910.190430-1920)

May 4th : New Preview Alpha Ring 1905 Update (1905.190502-1940)

Starting at 2:00 p.m. PST today, members of the Xbox One Preview Alpha Ring will begin receiving the latest 1905 Xbox One system update (19H1_RELEASE_XBOX_DEV_1905\18362.3046.190502-1940) Read on for more about the new features, fixes and known issues in the latest 1905 system update.   DETAILS: OS version released: 19H1_RELEASE_XBOX_DEV_1905\18362.3046.190502-1940 Available: 2:00PM PDT 5/4/19 Mandatory Date/Time: 3:00 AM PDT 5/5/19   Fixes:   Audio: Fixes addressing the audio streams when Atmos is used for Stereo Speakers and Mono-mix mode. Home: Fixes to the Controller Icon on home – “Unknown” battery should will not be shown as “plugged in” icon Additional fixes… …

May 4th : New Preview Alpha Ring 1905 Update (1905.190502-1940)

This Week on Xbox: May 3, 2019

We know you’re busy and might miss out on all the exciting things we’re talking about on Xbox Wire every week. If you’ve got a few minutes, we can help remedy that. We’ve pared down the past week’s news into one easy-to-digest article for all things Xbox! Or, if you’d rather watch than read, you can feast your eyes on our weekly video show above. Be sure to come back every Friday to find out what’s happening This Week on Xbox! Ghost Recon Wildlands Free Weekend Begins With New Story Content There are new mysteries to uncover in the massive… …

This Week on Xbox: May 3, 2019

May 2nd : New Preview Beta Ring 1905 Update (1905.190428-1940)

Starting at 2:00 p.m. PST today, members of the Xbox One Preview Beta Ring will begin receiving the latest 1905 Xbox One system update (19H1_RELEASE_XBOX_DEV_1905\18362.3042.190428-1940) Read on for more about the new features, fixes and known issues in the latest 1905 system update.   DETAILS: OS version released: 19H1_RELEASE_XBOX_DEV_1905\18362.3042.190428-1940 Available: 2:00PM PDT 5/2/19 Mandatory Date/Time: 3:00 AM PDT 5/3/19   Fixes:   System Fixed a memory leak to address overall system performance. Localization fixes.   Known Issues:   Audio Headsets are not being assigned to the users profiles and not working correctly. Some users are encountering no audio on their… …

May 2nd : New Preview Beta Ring 1905 Update (1905.190428-1940)

Explaining Group Dynamics and Crafting in Fade to Silence, Available Now on Xbox One

A world covered in a white blanket. Giant ice pillars rise from frozen lakes and rivers, turning the landscape into a surreal eternal winter nightmare. At any time, the weather can change into a deadly blizzard in which the chances of survival are slim. In Fade to Silence, you need to survive against these odds. Typically, in survival games, you start with nothing and try to improve your situation by scavenging the surrounding area for resources. Usually what happens in terms of crafting is that your player character gets better over time. Either by finding recipes, or by distributing skill… …

Explaining Group Dynamics and Crafting in Fade to Silence, Available Now on Xbox One

A Love Letter to Classic Action Games, American Fugitive Coming to Xbox One May 24

After spending far too long in a single darkened room without A/C, we’re delighted to reveal that our first Xbox One game American Fugitive will be available on May 24! A modern take on classic sandbox action games, American Fugitive offers a new 3D top-down open-world single-player experience where you can steal, drive, and fight. Imprisoned for a crime you didn’t commit, you bust out of jail with vengeance (and justice; but mainly vengeance) in your heart. Unravel the mystery of who framed you as you realize you are just a pawn  in a bigger and more corrupt chess game… …

A Love Letter to Classic Action Games, American Fugitive Coming to Xbox One May 24

April 27th: New Preview Beta 1905 Update (1910.190424-1940)

Starting at 2:00 p.m. PST today, members of the Xbox One Preview Beta Ring will begin receiving the latest 1905 Xbox One system update (19H1_RELEASE_XBOX_DEV_1905\18362.3038.190424-1940) Read on for more about the new features, fixes and known issues in the latest 1905 system update.   DETAILS: OS version released: 19H1_RELEASE_XBOX_DEV_1905\18362.3038.190424-1940 Available: 2:00PM PDT 4/27/19 Mandatory Date/Time: 3:00 AM PDT 4/28/19   New Features: The 1905 features are highlighted here in a new blog post  https://news.xbox.com/en-us/2019/04/25/improvements-to-xbox-game-pass-friends-list-and-messaging-coming-to-xbox-insiders/ My Games and Apps – Better Sorting Based on user feedback, we’re broadening your ability to sort games and apps by date, including updated options to… …

April 27th: New Preview Beta 1905 Update (1910.190424-1940)

April 27th : New Preview Alpha Skip Ahead 1910 Update (1910.190424-1920)

Starting at 2:00 p.m. PST today, members of the Xbox One Preview Alpha Skip Ahead Ring will begin receiving the latest 1910 Xbox One system update (19H1_RELEASE_XBOX_DEV_19H2HOLD_1910\18362.7073.190424-1920).  This build has the same features and fixes as 1905 however we need valuable core recovery coverage and feedback as we skip ahead. DETAILS: OS version released: 19H1_RELEASE_XBOX_DEV_19H2HOLD_1910\18362.7073.190424-1920 Available: 2:00PM PST 4/27/19 Mandatory Date/Time: 3:00 AM PST 4/28/19   New Features:   The 1905 features are highlighted here in a new blog post  https://news.xbox.com/en-us/2019/04/25/improvements-to-xbox-game-pass-friends-list-and-messaging-coming-to-xbox-insiders/   Fixes:   My Games and Apps Fixes to address Multiple Games/Apps failing to launch with the too long… …

April 27th : New Preview Alpha Skip Ahead 1910 Update (1910.190424-1920)