Xbox Video for Windows 8.1 picked up a rare update today from Microsoft (the last refresh was in mid January). Version 2.6.439.0 is now live on the Store and ready to update on your PC, tablet or Surface.

Microsoft has gone ahead and posted a nice changelog as well. Although this is not a massive update, it does bring with it some fine improvements.

Xbox Video 2.6.439.0 for Windows 8.1

  • Improved battery life when playing video files from Explorer
  • A fix that prevented the correct download size from being displayed when choosing between HD or SD download

To grab the update, just load up the Store, swipe from the right to bring up the Charms bar and choose Settings > App Updates and Check for Updates. This trick will force the Store to refresh your app list.

Microsoft goes on to remind users to continue to make and vote on suggestions at the Xbox Video UserVoice page found here. Likewise, don't forget to follow Xbox Entertainment on Twitter (@XboxEntertain) for all the latest deals!

Download Xbox Video for Windows 8.1 (Free)

Source: Microsoft