Chime in: Your thoughts on the latest Xbox One Insider OS update

Xbox One S
Xbox One S (Image credit: Daniel Rubino / Windows Central)

Are you a member of the Xbox Beta Insider ring? Have you downloaded the latest Xbox Insider update? If so, you know it packs a number of solid enhancements, including changes to the Home menu and a new Light theme. Check out the video above for our hands-on impressions.

Windows Central Xbox Editor and community member Matt Brown recently queried the rest of our forum members on their thoughts on the Xbox OS update.

So after a few weeks of testing, 1710 Xbox OS builds are now rolling to those in the Beta ring of the Xbox Insider program. A pretty nice range of features have already been added, so what are you guys thinking of the update so far? I know there was some controversy surrounding the Home menu at first, but some changes seem to have made some small, but welcome tweaks. (Also, what are you Alpha...

Matt Brown

Truth be told, I don't own an Xbox One console, so I don't have anything to add to this conversation. However, I preordered a Project Scorpio Limited Edition Xbox One X, and I can't wait to start experimenting with it and its new software builds.

What say you, Windows Central reader? Have you downloaded the latest Xbox Insider build? If so, what do you like (or love)? What do you hate? And is there any reason for others not to download and install it? Hit the link below and chime in on the forums.

From the forums: What do you think of the new Xbox One update so far?

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