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Vigor Beta now available on Xbox One for Xbox Insiders!

All Xbox Insiders are invited to participate in the Vigor Beta! Announced at E3 and world premiered during Inside Xbox, Bohemia Interactive’s newest game is Vigor, a unique and more hardcore take on the post-apocalyptic survival genre. Taking place in Scandinavia, players take on the role of an outlander, engaging in unique encounters, seeking shelter, gaining resources, and building up in experience to be able to fight off other players. If you're interested in learning more about the game (and potentially playing with the developers!), please join the Vigor team for a dev stream tomorrow: Vigor Dev Stream - Wednesday 7/18 at 9 AM PT (12 PM ET / 6 PM CEST). You can find... Read more: Vigor Beta now available on Xbox One for Xbox Insiders!

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New Preview Alpha and Alpha Skip Ahead 1810 Update – 7/16/18

Starting at 6:00 p.m. PDT today, members of the Xbox One Preview Alpha - Skip Ahead and Preview Alpha rings will begin receiving the latest Xbox One system update (1810.180713-2338). Learn more about the new features in development for 1810 here, and read on for a list of fixes and known issues in this 1810 system update. Fixes Games Fixed an issue where users are reporting that certain multiplayer titles cannot be played due to frequent disconnects. Groups Fixed an issue where Groups on the Home screen were not showing any content. Headsets We have fixed the issue with various headsets and mic not working with the latest update. Virtual Keyboard We have fixed... Read more: New Preview Alpha and Alpha Skip Ahead 1810 Update – 7/16/18

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New Preview Alpha and Alpha Skip Ahead 1810 Update – 7/13/18

Starting at 2:00 p.m. PDT today, members of the Xbox One Preview Alpha - Skip Ahead and Preview Alpha rings will begin receiving the latest Xbox One system update (1810.180710-1920). Learn more about the new features in development for 1810 here, and read on for a list of fixes and known issues in this 1810 system update. Fixes Sign In Fixed an issue where users reported being unable to sign in or add accounts to their console. Headsets Fixed an issue where users were reporting that the audio mixer was not working correctly in the Guide. Known Issues Headsets We are tracking an issue with various headsets and mics not working in the build such as Turtle Beach... Read more: New Preview Alpha and Alpha Skip Ahead 1810 Update – 7/13/18

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System Update 1810 Preview Now Available

After an amazing E3 and right in the heat of summer we are sharing some new features in development that will begin to roll out to Xbox Insiders today. Not all the features below will show up immediately but will begin to roll out in the coming weeks. As always, the team at Xbox is striving to improve the platform, and these features developed from fan feedback will continue to be shaped by Insider previewers.  Enjoy these new features and giving your valuable feedback as you burn through your summer games backlog. What’s New for Users:  Dolby Vision Video Streaming   Xbox is committed to bringing rich entertainment options to our fans. Today we are excited to announce... Read more: System Update 1810 Preview Now Available

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New Preview Alpha and Alpha Skip Ahead 1810 Update – 7/11/18

Starting at 6:00 p.m. PDT today, members of the Xbox One Preview Alpha Ring will begin receiving the latest Xbox One system update (1810.180708-1920). Learn more about the new features in development for 1810 here, and read on for a list of known issues in this 1810 system update. Known Issues   Headsets We are tracking an issue with various headsets and mics not working in the build such as Turtle Beach wireless headsets. Connecting multiple headsets along with more than one input device on the system (physical controllers, game streaming controllers, wireless headsets), will cause headsets to no longer work. Workaround: Disconnect all input and audio devices, including... Read more: New Preview Alpha and Alpha Skip Ahead 1810 Update – 7/11/18

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Introducing new product pages for the Xbox Store!

We're introducing new integrated product details pages for the Xbox Store! You'll notice much of the content on Store pages has been moved or reorganized for a more streamlined experience. This is now available to Preview Alpha - Skip Ahead, Preview Alpha, and Preview Beta. If you encounter any issues or have feedback on the new Store pages, please submit feedback via Report a problem (hold down the Xbox button on the controller and select Report a problem from the power menu). NOTE: You may need to wait a few hours or hard reset your console to see the new integrated product details pages. HOW TO PARTICIPATE: 1. Launch the Store on your Xbox One console. 2. Navigate to the Store... Read more: Introducing new product pages for the Xbox Store!

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Show Off Your Xbox Insider Knowledge and Earn XP as an Xbox Ambassador

Hi, all! We tend to post news and updates that are most useful to current Xbox Insiders, but we like to think of the Xbox Insider Blog as a cool place for all Xbox fans. With that in mind, we want to encourage you all to learn more about two programs built around furthering Team Xbox’s commitment to their community: the first is, of course, the Xbox Insider Program, and the second is the Xbox Ambassadors Program. Want to learn more about both programs? Thanks to a partnership between the Xbox Insider and Xbox Ambassadors teams, you can do that even more simply! Simply head on over to the newly-designed Xbox Ambassadors website, where you can connect with and share your expertise with... Read more: Show Off Your Xbox Insider Knowledge and Earn XP as an Xbox Ambassador

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Vermintide 2 Beta Now Closed–Game Launches 7/11!

Thanks to all the Xbox Insiders who participated in the Warhammer: Vermintide 2 Beta on Xbox One! We've received tons of great feedback and suggestions over the last month and appreciate all of those who joined and played the game. Moving forward, the Warhammer: Vermintide 2 Beta will no longer be accessible, and launching the game will redirect to the Store page for Warhammer: Vermintide 2. Warhammer: Vermintide 2 launches (7/11) on Xbox One and is now available for pre-order and included in Xbox Game Pass beginning... Read more: Vermintide 2 Beta Now Closed–Game Launches 7/11!

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Minecraft Beta Guide and FAQs

Since it kicked off in 2017, the Minecraft Beta has been one of the Xbox Insider Program's most active playtests, and we've created this resource to assist with joining or leaving. NOTE: To participate in the Minecraft Beta on Xbox One or Windows 10, you must own Minecraft. If you don't own Minecraft, joining the Minecraft Beta will redirect you to the Store page where you can purchase the game. NOTE: You won't have access to Realms while previewing a Minecraft Beta update. To join the Minecraft Beta: On Xbox One or a Windows 10 PC, sign in and launch the Xbox Insider Hub. Navigate to Insider content > Minecraft (or Minecraft for Windows 10 on PC) Select Join. Wait... Read more: Minecraft Beta Guide and FAQs

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New Preview Alpha Skip Ahead 1810 System Update – 7/8/18

Starting at 2:00 p.m. PDT today, members of the Xbox One Preview Alpha Skip Ahead Ring will begin receiving the latest Xbox One system update (1810.180706-1920). Read on for more about the fixes and known issues in the latest 1810 system update.  This build has the same features as 1806 plus more to be announced over the coming weeks! IMPORTANT BUILD NOTE : Console Refresh Thank you all for helping flight the early version of 1810 (Redstone 5) builds. Numerous users have reported an issue with various apps and games being unable to launch after the upgrade from 1806 (Redstone 4) to 1810 (Redstone 5). Thanks to your bug reports, our teams were able to determine that the core OS was... Read more: New Preview Alpha Skip Ahead 1810 System Update – 7/8/18

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New Preview Alpha Skip Ahead 1810 System Update – 7/5/18

Starting at 2:00 p.m. PDT today, members of the Xbox One Preview Alpha Skip Ahead Ring will begin receiving the latest Xbox One system update (1810.180702-1938). Read on for more about the fixes and known issues in the latest 1810 system update.  This build has the same features as 1806 plus more to be announced over the coming weeks! Fixes:   Groups Fixed an issue where some users may have lost their created Groups.  Settings Fixed an issue with the Blu-ray and disc option in Settings wasn’t appearing.   Known Issues:   Game Pass Tab Preview Alpha – Skip Ahead users will notice that the Entertainment tab has been replaced on the dashboard... Read more: New Preview Alpha Skip Ahead 1810 System Update – 7/5/18

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New Preview Alpha Skip Ahead 1810 System Update – 7/2/18

Starting at 6:00 p.m. PDT today, members of the Xbox One Preview Alpha Skip Ahead Ring will begin receiving the latest Xbox One system update (1810.180629-1900). Read on for more about the fixes and known issues in the latest 1810 system update.  This build has the same features as 1806 plus more to be announced over the coming weeks! Fixes:   Groups Renamed pins group now changes without the need for a reboot. My Games and Apps Fixes for titles using the FastStart technology.  Narrator Various fixes for the new Narrator languages. System Performance Misc. performance fixes in the platform.   Known Issues:   Game Pass Tab ... Read more: New Preview Alpha Skip Ahead 1810 System Update – 7/2/18

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Alpha – Skip Ahead Registrations Now Closed

Thanks to all the Xbox Insiders who answered the call to join Alpha – Skip Ahead! We’ve now reached our capacity for Alpha – Skip Ahead and will be preventing additional Xbox Insiders from joining until further notice. For those enrolled in Alpha – Skip Ahead, the first RS5 build will become available within the coming week. Please keep an eye on the Xbox Insider Blog for further details. Our most sincere thanks to all the Xbox Insiders helping us build the future of Xbox together! Whether you’re currently flighting an RS4 build or gearing up to flight an RS5 build, we value your... Read more: Alpha – Skip Ahead Registrations Now Closed

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New Preview Beta, Delta and Omega Rings 1806 System Update – 6/28/18

Starting at 6:00 p.m. PDT today, members of the Xbox One Preview Beta, Delta and Omega Rings will begin receiving the latest Xbox One system update (1806.180626-1359). Read on for more about the fixes and known issues in the latest 1806 system update. Fixes:   FastStart The installation progress UI now accurately reflects the actual install progress of the FastStart title. Notifications Users will see the new follower toasts, but will not be able to see them in action center per design.   Known Issues:   Groups You may see issues with Groups if you frequently switch between your non-Preview console and your Preview console. Workaround: Reset your... Read more: New Preview Beta, Delta and Omega Rings 1806 System Update – 6/28/18

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New Update for Xbox One Warhammer: Vermintide 2 Beta!

A new update is now available for the Xbox One Warhammer: Vermintide 2 Beta! The version of this update is 1.0.0.212 and contains new features, fixes, and tweaks to existing gameplay. Warhammer: Vermintide 2 launches 7/11 on Xbox One and is now available for pre-order! • FEATURES: - Added the Prologue, it now starts the first time you start the game - Added an option to disable gamepad acceleration - Added controller alternative layout 4 - Added "disable intro cinematic" option • FIXES: - Fixed resizing of tooltip text - Fixed text alignments for tooltip texts - Fixed text coloring - Fixed an error which caused a failure to connect to Mixer - Fixed a bug where for... Read more: New Update for Xbox One Warhammer: Vermintide 2 Beta!

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New Preview Alpha & Alpha Skip Ahead 1806 System Update – 6/27/18

Starting at 6:00 p.m. PDT today, members of the Xbox One Preview Alpha and Alpha Skip Ahead Ring will begin receiving the latest Xbox One system update (1806.180626-1359). Read on for more about the fixes and known issues in the latest 1806 system update. Fixes:   FastStart The installation progress UI now accurately reflects the actual install progress of the FastStart title. Notifications Users will see the new follower toasts, but will not be able to see them in action center per design.   Known Issues:   Game Pass Tab Preview Alpha and Alpha – Skip Ahead users will notice that the Entertainment tab has been replaced on the dashboard with... Read more: New Preview Alpha & Alpha Skip Ahead 1806 System Update – 6/27/18

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Xbox Ideas Update: Start Voting for your Favorite Ideas

Hello again, Xbox Insiders! I'm back to talk about the next phase of Xbox Ideas. You might recall last month when I introduced the concept of Idea Drives as part of the new Xbox Ideas. If you're not familiar, head to last month's post to read more about Xbox Ideas. When we launched Xbox Ideas, we included three Idea Drives, all of which asked you to submit your own suggestions and ideas for our feature teams to review. And you did! We received thousands of suggestions, comments, and votes on each Idea Drive, and have carefully chosen the best ideas to represent you in each Idea Drive forum. Here are the three Drives currently active: Xbox Insider Program - The Xbox Insider Program... Read more: Xbox Ideas Update: Start Voting for your Favorite Ideas

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New Preview Beta and Delta 1806 System Update – 6/26/18

Starting at 6:00 p.m. PDT today, members of the Xbox One Preview Beta and Delta Rings will begin receiving the latest Xbox One system update (1806.180623-1816). Read on for more about the fixes and known issues in the latest 1806 system update. Fixes:    My Games and Apps Fixed an issue with the Pause function when installing an App or Game. System Performance Misc. performance fixes in the platform.   Known Issues:   FastStart The installation progress UI does not accurately reflect the actual install progress of the FastStart title.   The user will see no ready to play mark and the game actually finishes installing before the UI reaches any... Read more: New Preview Beta and Delta 1806 System Update – 6/26/18

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New Preview Alpha & Alpha Skip Ahead 1806 System Update – 6/25/18

Starting at 6:00 p.m. PDT today, members of the Xbox One Preview Alpha and Alpha Skip Ahead Ring will begin receiving the latest Xbox One system update (1806.180623-1816). Read on for more about the fixes and known issues in the latest 1806 system update. Fixes:    My Games and Apps Fixed an issue with the Pause function when installing an App or Game. System Performance Misc. performance fixes in the platform.   Known Issues:   Game Pass Tab Preview Alpha and Alpha – Skip Ahead users will notice that the Entertainment tab has been replaced on the dashboard with Game Pass content. This new tab allows for easy access to the Game Pass catalog and... Read more: New Preview Alpha & Alpha Skip Ahead 1806 System Update – 6/25/18

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New Preview Beta & Delta 1806 System Update – 6/24/18

Starting at 2:00 p.m. PDT today, members of the Xbox One Preview Beta and a subset of the Delta Ring will begin receiving the latest Xbox One system update (1806.180621-1929). We are adding more Delta users with this release as we are targeting the upgrade process and will move the remaining set of Delta users in over the next 24 hours. Read on for more about the fixes and known issues in the latest 1806 system update. Fixes:   Groups Fixed a UI bug with groups that resulted in the inbox apps showing a generic pin icon rather than the Application artwork.  My Games and Apps Fixed an issue with various Games failing due launch or update correctly after a title update... Read more: New Preview Beta & Delta 1806 System Update – 6/24/18

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New Preview Alpha & Alpha Skip Ahead 1806 System Update – 6/23/18

Starting at 2:00 p.m. PDT today, members of the Xbox One Preview Alpha and Alpha Skip Ahead Ring will begin receiving the latest Xbox One system update (1806.180621-1929). Read on for more about the fixes and known issues in the latest 1806 system update. Fixes:   Groups Fixed a UI bug with groups that resulted in the inbox apps showing a generic pin icon rather than the application artwork.  My Games and Apps Fixed an issue with various Games failing due launch or update correctly after a title update and users found that they had to reinstall the title. Home – Alerts Fixed an issue in which the clear all button/shortcut on the Alerts page was doing... Read more: New Preview Alpha & Alpha Skip Ahead 1806 System Update – 6/23/18

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