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Xbox One owners will get a software update soon

To address a number of issues
Wed Dec 11 2013, 09:52
Microsoft Xbox One console and kinect

TOY MAKER Microsoft will put out a software update soon for its recently released Xbox One games console.

Announced by Major Nelson in a blog post, the update will fix a range of problems and should resolve some user complaints.

Nelson said consoles will update automatically online, which will take around five minutes. Once this is complete users can expect better performance, fewer problems, and better WiFi connections among other things.

Consoles that are left in sleep mode will start downloading the patches the next time they are at rest, and will power up and down as it is installed. Anyone not using auto update is advised that they will have to install the software manually some time.

Nelson said that the update addresses a range of issues that apply to both the games console and components that support it.

The update will address some Smartglass issues "for some users", while some other users will see improvements to Xbox One TV.

It will also improve the multiplayer experience in games, clean up is the dashboard, which has had some performance issues, and users should find that hopping in and out of games is smoother.

This is not the end of the updates, and Nelson said that users can expect several over the next 12 months. "We've got quite a few updates planned for the next year based on the community feedback we've been seeing," he added, "and I'll have details on those in the future." µ 


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