New Xbox One update rolling out to public with Wi-Fi improvements and more
A new Xbox One update is now available to the public – here's what you need to know.
While Microsoft continues to test the next Xbox One update among select Xbox Insiders, a new batch of changes is rolling out to consoles worldwide. The latest build, now available to the public, delivers a range of fixes upon last year's fall update to all Xbox One owners.
Although no new major additions are making a debut with this update, fixes are being deployed across several console features. Among the highlights are fixes to Party chat, Dolby Atmos and the Microsoft Store, alongside wireless fixes across the console family. New Wi-Fi firmware updates have also been deployed for the Xbox One X and Xbox One S, promising improved performance and stability.
For those who use the Xbox One's "Instant On" mode, the update will begin automatically downloading to your console when ready. If you choose to manually install the build, navigate to "All Settings > System > Console Info & Updates" and check for an update. For a complete list of tweaks made to the console, read below for the complete changelog, provided by Microsoft (opens in new tab).
OS version: 10.0.16299.4055 (rs3_release_xbox_dev_1711.171203-1700) and 10.0.16299.4059 (rs3_release_xbox_dev_1711.180109-1130)
Resolved an issue that sometimes prevented users from pressing B to go back when navigating the Store.
Privacy & online safety
Resolved an issue that caused child accounts with family restrictions to retain the restrictions after graduating to an adult account.
Resolved an issue that caused some users to lose party chat audio and voice quality fixes.
AVRs with HDMI-passthrough should no longer break Dolby Atmos for home theater if the TV and console are turned on before the AVR.
- Wi-Fi firmware updates for the Xbox One S and Xbox One X improves wireless performance and reliability.
- Resolved an issue that omitted certain wireless networks when scanning for available wireless networks.
- Resolved an issue that sometimes caused unexpected network disconnections when using a wireless connection.
What do you think of today's update? Make sure to leave your thoughts in the comments section.
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Matt Brown was formerly a Windows Central's Senior Editor, Xbox & PC, at Future. Following over seven years of professional consumer technology and gaming coverage, he’s focused on the world of Microsoft's gaming efforts. You can follow him on Twitter @mattjbrown.
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