Welcome to our new one-stop shop for Xbox Insider Program updates!

Since the Xbox Insider Program is updated so frequently, we decided we'd start placing the patch notes into a single place so you can bookmark it. This way, we can also track how the Xbox OS has developed over time.

Latest Xbox Insider Updates by Ring:

Alpha Ring | Beta Ring | Ring 3 | Ring 4

Xbox Insider Updates by month:

May 2017 | April 2017


May 14th, 2017 (Beta Ring, Ring 3, Ring 4)

A new update is rolling out to Beta Ring, Ring 3 and Ring 4. Today's update brings a fix to console standby, which previously released for the Alpha Ring on May 13.

DETAILS

OS version released: rs2_release_xbox_1705.170512-1759
Available: 2:30PM PDT 5/14 (9:30PM GMT 14/5)

NOTE: Due to fixes for the Store in this build, we'd like to encourage Preview participants to purchase content from the Store (it can be free content), and let us know if you encounter any issues with the purchase flow. Thank you for your feedback and for participating in the Xbox One Update Preview!

FIXES:

Console

  • Fixed an issue which caused the console to still send an HDMI signal to the TV even though the console is "off" or in Connected Standby

May 13th, 2017 (Alpha Ring)

This Alpha Ring update brings a fix to console standby, which left the console outputting an image over HDMI when turned off.

DETAILS

OS version released: rs2_release_xbox_1705.170512-1759
Available: 8:00PM PDT 5/13 (3:00AM GMT 14/5)

NOTE: Due to fixes for the Store in this build, we'd like to encourage Preview participants to purchase content from the Store (it can be free content), and let us know if you encounter any issues with the purchase flow. Thank you for your feedback and for participating in the Xbox One Update Preview!

FIXES:

Console

  • Fixed an issue which caused the console to still send an HDMI signal to the TV even though the console is "off" or in Connected Standby

May 12th, 2017 (Alpha Ring)

Today's update rolls out further fixes to streamline subscriptions and purchases on Xbox One.

DETAILS

OS version released: rs2_release_xbox_1705.170511-1738
Available: 8:00PM PDT 5/12 (3:00AM GMT 13/5)

NOTE: Due to fixes for the Store in this build, we'd like to encourage Preview participants to purchase content from the Store (it can be free content), and let us know if you encounter any issues with the purchase flow. Thank you for your feedback and for participating in the Xbox One Update Preview!

FIXES:

Store

  • Fixed an issue which caused the Store page to fail to update after purchasing a subscription.

May 11th, 2017 (Alpha Ring)

This Alpha Ring build introduces fixes to streamline the purchasing experience on the Xbox Store.

DETAILS

OS version released: rs2_release_xbox_1705.170510-1826
Available: 8:00PM PDT 5/11 (3:00AM GMT 12/5)

NOTE: Due to fixes for the Store in this build, we'd like to encourage Preview participants to purchase content from the Store (it can be free content), and let us know if you encounter any issues with the purchase flow. Thank you for your feedback and for participating in the Xbox One Update Preview!

FIXES:

Store

  • Fixed an issue which prompted users to authenticate Store purchases when their account was configured not to.
  • Miscellaneous fixes to the Store interface (fixed the text that was cut off in Store reviews)

May 10th, 2017 (Alpha Ring)

This update addresses issues with in-app purchases and non-English languages.

DETAILS

OS version released: rs2_release_xbox_1705.170509-1904
Available: 8:00PM PDT 5/10 (3:00AM GMT 10/6)

FIXES:

In-App Purchases

  • When purchasing in-game or in-app content in certain languages (not from the Store), the purchase interface should no longer appear in English when the console is configured to a different language.

KNOWN ISSUES:

Localization

  • Miscellaneous localization fixes and improvements.

May 9th, 2017 (Ring 3)

Xbox Insider Ring 3 is finally getting the 1705 update, which introduces party overlay, fan-requested improvements, and preparations for the release of Arena on Xbox Live.

DETAILS

OS version released: rs2_release_xbox_1705.170505-1900
Available: 2:00PM PDT 5/9 (9:00PM GMT 9/5)

NEW FEATURES:

  • Welcome to 1705 on Xbox One! This month we're rolling out a new party overlay, more fan-requested improvements, and later this month…Killer Instinct and World of Tanks tournaments powered by Arena on Xbox Live! You can read more about the features coming in this update on the Xbox News Wire.

KNOWN ISSUES:

In-App Purchases

  • When purchasing in-game or in-app content in certain languages (not from the Store), the purchase interface may appear in English.

May 9th, 2017 (Alpha Ring, Beta Ring)

Today's build is releasing for both the Alpha Ring and Beta Ring, with some small tweaks across the board.

DETAILS

OS version released: rs2_release_xbox_1705.170507-2137
Available: 2:00PM PDT 5/9 (9:00PM GMT 9/5)

FIXES:

Miscellaneous

  • Miscellaneous fixes and improvements.

KNOWN ISSUES:

In-App Purchases

  • When purchasing in-game or in-app content in certain languages (not from the Store), the purchase interface may appear in English.

May 8th, 2017 (Beta Ring)

This update introduces a number of fixes recently rolled out to the Alpha Ring, affecting Games and Apps, localization and Tournaments.

DETAILS

OS version released: rs2_release_xbox_1705.170505-1900
Available: 2:00PM PDT 5/8 (9:00PM GMT 8/5)

FIXES:

Games and Apps

  • Fixed an issue which could cause games and apps to sort alphabetically when using "Sort by last used" or "Sort by last update".
  • Certain games should no longer appear in the Apps section while they are installing.
  • Resolved an issue which could sometimes cause uninstalled games to display as installed in the Games category.

Localization

  • Miscellaneous localization fixes and improvements.

Tournaments

  • Fixed an issue which could sometimes prevent users from participating in Tournaments.

KNOWN ISSUES:

In-App Purchases

  • When purchasing in-game or in-app content in certain languages (not from the Store), the purchase interface may appear in English.

May 7th, 2017 (Alpha Ring)

The latest Alpha Ring build targets Games and Apps, fixing various bugs introduced in the last major update.

DETAILS

OS version released: rs2_release_xbox_1705.170505-1900
Available: 2:00PM PDT 5/7 (9:00PM GMT 7/5)

FIXES:

Games and Apps

  • Fixed an issue which could cause games and apps to sort alphabetically when using "Sort by last used" or "Sort by last update".
  • Certain games should no longer appear in the Apps section while they are installing.
  • Resolved an issue which could sometimes cause uninstalled games to display as installed in the Games category.

Localization

  • Miscellaneous localization fixes and improvements.

Tournaments

  • Fixed an issue which could sometimes prevent users from participating in Tournaments.

May 4th, 2017 (Alpha Ring)

This update brings some minor fixes, affecting overall console stability and speed. Here's a look at the full changelog.

DETAILS

OS version released: rs2_release_xbox_1705.170502-1936
Available: 2:00PM PDT 5/4 (9:00PM GMT 4/5)

FIXES:

Miscellaneous

  • Miscellaneous performance fixes to address issues with games failing to launch, console crashes, and overall sluggishness.

KNOWN ISSUES:

Games and Apps

  • Certain games may appear in the Apps section while they are installing.

May 3rd, 2017 (Ring 3)

This update is another simple one, bring minor fixes to and tweaks to the Xbox One operating system.

DETAILS

OS version released: rs2_release_xbox_1704.170501-1052
Available: 2:00PM PDT 5/3 (9:00PM GMT 3/5)

FIXES:

Miscellaneous

  • Miscellaneous fixes and improvements

May 2nd, 2017 (Ring 4)

Today's Ring 4 build brings further fixes to various aspects of the latest Xbox One OS release.

DETAILS

OS version released: rs2_release_xbox_1704.170501-1052
Available: 4:00PM PDT 5/2 (11:00PM GMT 2/5)

FIXES:

Miscellaneous

  • Miscellaneous fixes and improvements

April 30th, 2017 (Alpha Ring)

Today's update brings a crucial fix for the Xbox One's party chat system to the Alpha ring, as it hasn't been working properly lately. Find the patch notes below.

DETAILS

OS version released: rs2_release_xbox_1705.170428-1601
Available: 7:00PM PDT 4/30 (1:00AM GMT 1/5)

FIXES:

Party Chat

  • Fixed an issue that would result in Party chat crashing

Home

  • Fixed an issue that would result in Home crashing and showing as an App

April 28th, 2017 (Ring 4)

DETAILS

OS version released: rs2_release_xbox_1704.170426-1958
Available: 2:00PM PDT 4/28 (9:00PM GMT 28/4)

FIXES:

Miscellaneous

  • Miscellaneous fixes and improvements

April 27th, 2017 (Alpha Ring)

Today's update repairs issues with certain localizations, and acknowledges a problem with content missing from the dashboard.

DETAILS

OS version released: rs2_release_xbox_1705.170424-1701
Available: 6:00PM PDT 4/27 (1:00AM GMT 28/4)

FIXES:

Store

  • Fixed an issue which prevented users from accessing the Store when the console is set to one of the following language and region configurations: English (Greece), English (Czech Republic), English (Hungary), English (Slovakia).

KNOWN ISSUES:

Home

  • Certain content is sometimes missing when Home loads.

April 25th, 2017 (Alpha Ring)

Today's update looks at issues with the new Party chat overlay, while acknowledging certain issues with localization and Minecraft.

DETAILS

OS version released: rs2_release_xbox_1705.170421-1701
Available: 6:00PM PDT 4/25 (1:00AM GMT 26/4)

FIXES:

Home

  • Fixed an issue which could sometimes cause Home to appear as an app in the Guide.

Party Overlay

  • Small black squares should no longer be displayed on screen after using the party overlay.

KNOWN ISSUES:

Minecraft

  • If an update prompt for Minecraft is dismissed the update cannot be installed from within 'Manage Game'. Workaround: Accept the title update when prompted.

Store

  • You will be unable to access the Store when the console is set to one of the following language and region configurations: English (Greece), English (Czech Republic), English (Hungary), English (Slovakia). This issue will be resolved in an upcoming update. Workaround: Set the console to a language and region configuration which is not one of the four mentioned above.

As always, stay tuned to Windows Central for the latest from the Xbox Insider Program.