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Xbox One operating system versions and system updates

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The list below shows the current Xbox One operating system version number and what features were added or updated based on system updates from mid-2015 to the present.

To find your Xbox One console’s operating system version:

  1. Scroll left from Home to open the guide.
  2. Select Settings.
  3. Select All Settings.
  4. Select System.
  5. Select Console info & updates.
  6. Your OS version is located in the third row down on the right.

Note If you’re in the middle of a system update and need to find your operating system version on your console, pull both the left and right triggers and both the left and right bumpers on your controller at the same time. The operating system version is listed as Build and is the second line down.

OS version: 10.0.10586.1202 (th2_xbox_rel_1603.160420-1900) fre

Release date

4/27/2016

New or updated features

  • Minor bug fixes and improvements

Previous system updates

OS version: 10.0.10586.1194 (th2_xbox_rel_1603.160317-1900) fre

Release date

3/23/2016

New or updated features

Purchase Xbox 360 Backward Compatible games on Xbox One

  • Find and purchase Xbox 360 Backward Compatible games the same way you would Xbox One titles. Once purchased, Xbox 360 Backward Compatible content will automatically download to your Xbox One and be ready to play.

Include party chat in Twitch broadcasts

  • Broadcast party chat when using the Twitch app. If you are broadcasting from your console and in a party, you can invite other people to include their chat audio in your broadcast by enabling “Broadcast party chat” in the Twitch app settings.
  • If a member of your party declines, they’ll still be able to chat in the party; they just won’t be heard in the broadcast.
  • As the party leader, you have the option to mute a party member’s chat audio, even if they opted in.
  • You can also include party members on Windows 10 PCs in your Twitch broadcast.

Output your party chat to headset and speakers simultaneously

  • Select your preference for where party chat audio is heard: your headset, speakers, or both. To do this, go to Settings > Display & Sounds > Volume.

Customizable Game DVR recording length

  • Adjust the recording length to 15 seconds, 30 seconds, 45 seconds, 1 minute, 3 minutes, or 5 minutes. To change the preferences, go to Settings > Preferences > Game DVR & streaming.

Track achievement progress in the Xbox OneGuide

  • We’re making it easier to access your achievements by including them in the Xbox OneGuide. In the new Achievements area, you’ll find a quick link to see all of your achievements.
  • Track your achievement progress in real time directly in the OneGuide, without having to snap a separate Achievements app.

Video playback directly in the Xbox One Activity Feed

  • We’ve made improvements to video playback in the Xbox One Activity Feed.
  • Play an entire video inline rather than having to leave your feed to launch it.
  • You can ‘like’ the video while previewing it by pressing X.
  • New pause, restart, and full-screen playback options for when you choose to launch a video from your Activity Feed.

Xbox Elite Wireless Controller improved thumbstick precision with firmware update

  • We heard from fans that you wanted to see improvements to the behavior of the thumbsticks on the Xbox Elite Wireless Controller, particularly when you are moving the thumbsticks diagonally. Based on this feedback, we’ve created a new method to calculate the position of the thumbsticks consistently, enabling thumbstick response that is more in line with what you are expecting. This method measures and uses the distance of the thumbstick position relative to the center focus point of the thumbstick base, instead of the standard method, which calculates the measurement using a two-dimensional plane. With the latest firmware update, you can expect increased accuracy of the thumbsticks on your Xbox Elite Wireless Controller for even greater control.

OS version: 10.0.10586.1100 (th2_xbox_rel_1602.160210-2122) fre

Release date

2/19/2016

New or updated features

My Games and Apps improvements

  • Hide games from ‘ready-to-install’ list in “My games and apps”. This feature was removed with the NXOE update, but due to high demand, we have brought it back. Users can once again, hide content like betas, trials, games, and apps that users no longer want to install.

Making it easier to redeem a digital code

  • Tab over to the Store and access ‘Use a code’ shortcut to the right of ‘Games store’ and ‘Search game store’

See who’s in a Party from within the guide

  • Click the ‘Chat’ button appearing immediately below a user’s name/gamertag to see who else s/he is playing with.

Gamerscore Leaderboard

  • Click ‘My Achievements’ through the sign-in tab of the guide to quickly access or select Achievements from within your profile. The leaderboard will be prominently displayed on the top of the Achievements page.
  • Comparison includes total gamerscore and biggest gains over a rolling 30-day period

Pins improvements

  • Ability to rearrange individual Pins. Highlight a pin and press the “Y” button. You can then reposition the pin to a new location. Press “Y” again to release the pin in its new location.
  • Pins accessible for launching when user is offline

Activity Feed improvements

  • Your activity feed in Xbox One Preview will inform you when there are new items in your feed. Clicking the link will take you to the top of your feed where you’ll see a run-down of the newest posts, so that you always have the freshest content at your fingertips.
  • Trending topics and friend suggestions will now display in the activity feed

Improvements to Trending

  • New access point for Trending items to the right of the Community tab
  • Links users to dedicated Trending landing page

Suggested Friends Improvements

  • Friend Suggestions areas accessible in Community and the Friends list in the guide
  •  Includes link to full-screen view of all suggested friends

Joinable Twitch Broadcasts

  • If friends are broadcasting, easily launch Twitch.tv broadcasts from Game Hubs as well as the game tile

Xbox Accessories App 

  • Several new updates to the Xbox Accessories app to make adjusting your Xbox Elite Wireless Controller easier
    • It is now easier to view and Improve your profile and configurations
    • Streamlined display of menu and editing options.

Xbox One Chatpad: Program the hotkeys

  • Program X1 and X2 functions buttons of your Xbox One Chatpad in the Devices & accessories area of Settings. Options for these buttons will include.
    • Open guide 
    • Take screenshot
    • Record that
    • Send message 
    • Search
    • Launch app 
    • Snap app 
    • Play or pause media
    • TV volume up 
    • TV volume down
    • Mute TV 

OS version: 10.0.10586.1026 (th2_xbox_rel_1510.151217-1035) fre

Release date

1/07/2016

New or updated features

  • Minor performance improvements

OS version: 10.0.10586.1024 (th2_xbox_rel_1510.151203-1909) fre

Release date

12/09/2015

New or updated features

  • Fixes for Edge browser
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements

OS version: 10.0.10586.1016 (th2_xbox_rel_1510.151118-2147) fre

Release date

11/23/2015

New or updated features

  • Minor bug fixes and improvements
  • Fix for consumers who use Discovery and Launch (DIAL) protocol
  • Improvements to global speech recognition

OS version: 10.0.10586.1006 (th2_xbox_rel_1510.151107-2322) fre

Release date

11/12/2015

New or updated features

The New Xbox One Experience—the fastest and most social Xbox experience ever, including the ability to play Xbox 360 games on Xbox One.

  • Xbox One Backward Compatibility
    • Play a growing number of digital and disc-based Xbox 360 games on Xbox One natively, with next-generation features such as screenshots, broadcasting, and Game DVR. Access your previously saved files, game add-ons, and achievements.
    • Xbox Live Gold members can do multiplayer gaming with friends no matter what console they’re on.
  • A faster, more social Xbox One experience
    • With the integration of Windows 10 into the New Xbox One Experience, you can access many popular gaming features up to 50% faster than before.
    • Instantly start a party, see what your friends are playing, and get updates to your recently played games from Home with no wait time.
  • New Guide and Community areas
    • Guide: Quickly access essentials with one button press to bring up the new guide. View your friends list, quickly start a party, get to settings, see system notifications, view your messages, and more using the guide, without ever leaving your game.
    • Community: In the new Community area, see what’s trending on Xbox Live and interact with the Xbox Live community by liking, commenting on, and sharing your favorite content. Quickly access the latest updates from friends and game developers through the Activity feed in Community.
  • Redesigned Home, OneGuide, and Store areas
    • Home: Share your screenshots and game clips more easily with the Xbox Live community, and see whether your friends are playing the same games from Home. Scroll up and down to get to your games and apps collection.
    • OneGuide: See what’s trending on live TV in the Xbox Live community in OneGuide. Browse for live TV listings with picture-in-picture, so you don’t miss what’s happening in your show. With app channels, quickly find something to watch from your favorite video apps—all in one place.
    • Store: The Store expands to four easy-to-explore areas—Games, Movies & TV, Apps, and Music. The new vertical gallery view brings more listings at a glance. Browse through intuitive categories like Featured Staff picks, New Releases, Top Played, Top Rated, Coming Soon, and Recommendations to discover new games and other content.
  • Enhanced Game Hubs
    • Get one-click access to Game Hubs directly from Home to view or launch the last game you played, go to the Store for details about other games, or see what your friends are playing right now on Xbox Live. You can also access news and updates directly from the community and the developers, plus compare gamerscore, achievements, and other game stats with your friends.
  • For more information, go to the New Xbox One Experience.

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