Xbox One operating system versions and system updates

The list below shows you the current Xbox One operating system version number and what features were added or updated based in the current system update.

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

  1. Press the Xbox button to return to Home.
  2. Press the Menu button and select Settings (or select Settings on the Home screen).
  3. Select System.
  4. Select Console info.
  5. Your operating system version is the third row down.

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

Operating system version Release date Feature Summary
6.2.10812.0 (xb_rel_1404.140411-1830) fre 4/14/2014 New or updated features System update improvements
  • The ability for the console to reboot and complete system update while in Instant On power mode.
  • Users will easily be able to tell what games and apps are being updated or have been updated recently.
  • Take future updates on demand when one is available without waiting for the console to do it from Instant On mode. Feature available under system settings.
Game and app saves and updates
  • A game save progress bar will show you the status of your game saves.
  • You will be able to easily tell what games and apps are being updated or have been updated recently.
Friends improvements
  • Notifications will be added to see when favorites and friends sign in to Xbox Live.
  • Friends who are in multiplayer will be identified in the friends list.
Blu-ray 50 Hz video output support for content recorded at 50 Hz
  • This will resolve video playback issues that some Xbox Live members in Europe are experiencing.
Kinect voice and motion improvements
  • We continue to fine tune the quality and reliability of Xbox One commands.
Improved GameDVR video quality
  • Through compression algorithm improvements.
Updates to Xbox One device management
  • Improves the ability to control TVs, set top boxes, and receivers that our customers have reported issues with.
6.2.10698.0 (xb_rel_1403.140301-2200) fre 03/04/2014 New or updated features Improved multiplayer and party chat
  • Cross title party chat
  • Party chat on by default
  • Easier multiplayer invites
  • Easier multiplayer joining
  • Ability to see what the people in your party are doing

Improved friends list and profile

  • Improved friends list utility and speed of access
  • Ability to see people you recently played games with
  • See when friends are broadcasting, including live broadcast thumbnails in the activity feed
  • Get to a friend’s profile faster using typeahead suggestions
  • Contextual app menu actions on friends list and activity feed items
  • Enabled more multiplayer (join and invite) actions on user profiles
  • 54 new contest-winning gamerpics

Twitch TV live streaming support

  • Broadcast gameplay on TwitchTV through Xbox Live
  • Voice support for starting and ending broadcast

Bringing out social in home

  • See favorite friends currently online
  • See friends broadcasting gameplay

Miscellaneous shell improvements

  • View game clips while in Snap mode
  • Protect user settings with passkey

Browser improvements

  • Control Bing and Google maps with gesture and controller
  • Quick search when highlighting a term on a page
  • When searching from Bing search on the console, direct link to Internet Explorer to see additional web results

New devices - driver and firmware updates

  • Firmware update to the Xbox One controller to support the Xbox One stereo headset adapter
  • Support for Xbox headsets and third party headsets
  • Driver updates for the Xbox One Media Remote

SmartGlass improvements

  • Push notification to your device for Xbox Live messages
  • Quickly see what a friend is doing, including presence and recent
  • Enhanced viewing of personal and friends' game progress and clips
  • Ability to close snap from SmartGlass

Live TV

  • 50Hz fix – users can set the Live TV app to display at 50Hz for full or fill modes
  • Volume up/down adjustments – user can tailor the number of volume increments when using “volume up” or “volume down” commands
  • IR blasting of power & volume to TVs and AVRs in all regions
  • AVR setup maps to include the model number for most sound bars or AVRs when setting up TV

Improved audio output support

  • SPDIF (optical out) now supports 5.1 Dolby Digital, enabling devices such as sound bars with only optical in to be able to receive 5.1 Dolby Digital from console over optical
  • HDMI output now supports stereo uncompressed, 5.1 uncompressed, 7.1 uncompressed, 5.1 Dolby Digital, or 5.1 DTS (5.1 Dolby Digital new for March)
6.2.10542 (xb_rel_1402.140213-0115) fre 2/14/2014 New or updated features
  • Update to My game & apps to allow sorting of games and application lists, and separate queue lists for games, applications and installs
  • Ability to delete game and application save data
  • Improved installation and DLC management
  • Addition of the controller battery power indicator
  • Improved UI for accessing friends, achievements, messages, and party chat
  • Game DVR app to be included in the Xbox OneGuide as an app channel
  • Update to the boot progress indicators for system update
  • Improve consistency of UX for update & install progress
  • Separate game, application, and install queue lists
  • Addition of USB keyboard support
Stability and performance update
  • Improved NAT detection
  • Network Troubleshooter improvements
  • Blu-ray quality improvements
  • Significant performance and stability improvements
6.2.10217.0 (xb_rel_launch.131205-2200) 12/10/2013 Stability and performance update
  • Addresses SmartGlass issues for some users when coming in and out of connected standby
  • Addresses multiplayer issues for some users when re-joining games
  • Addresses issues with inconsistent notifications for some users
  • Addresses dashboard quality experiences for some users
  • Improvements to Xbox One’s TV, system update, and content update services for scaling over time
  • Updated wireless networking driver to improve connectivity issues for some users
6.2.10210.0(xb_rel_launch 131118-1159) 11/22/2013 Launch Day update This is the first update to the system and will include the full operating system.
6.2.9781.0(xb_rel_flash1307.130829-1800) Manufacturer This is the operating system installed at the factory.

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