A new Xbox One Preview build is heading out, bringing fixes for various TV apps

There's no major new features in this latest build but if you're suffering issues on Sky TV, Now TV or HBO Go, you might be happy to see what's in this update.

As detailed on the Xbox One Preview forums, the latest build brings fixes for various TV apps, Snapped apps, voice message notifications and a fix for the transparency of recent tiles on the main dashboard. Expect the update to become available at around 2 PM PDT.


OS version released: rs1_xbox_rel_1610.160929-1900

Available: 2:00PM PDT 10/2 (9:00PM GMT 10/2)


Sky TV, Now TV, HBO GO

  • Resolved an issue which could prevent users from playing content in the following apps -  Sky TV, Now TV, or HBO Go.


  • Resolved an issue which sometimes caused stuttering when playing a game with a snapped app.


  • When receiving voice messages from another user, you should now receive a notification.


  • Resolved an issue which caused description tiles for most recently used games and apps to appear solid instead of transparent.   Known Issues:


  • When viewing Clubs, you may still see the option to start a Club Party even if you are not a Club member.

The major features as part of this latest update wave include Clubs and Looking For Group, and as every Xbox One Preview build heaps on further polish, the day of the public release gets ever closer.

Jez Corden
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