Xbox Update Preview brings background improvements to Alpha ring
Xbox Insiders in the Alpha ring are in for a treat as a new Xbox Update Preview is on its way. While the noticeable changes to the user interface may be minimal, the team behind the update has focused on ensuring a quality and stable build for Xbox consoles. In this article, we will dive into the details of the update, including the system update information, implemented fixes, and known issues.
System Update Details:
– OS version released: XB_FLT_2310ZN\25398.2488.231005-2200
– Available: 2 p.m. PT – October 9, 2023
– Mandatory: 3 a.m. PT – October 10, 2023
The system update brings various improvements to properly reflect local languages across the console. Xbox engineers have worked hard to address this issue, but users participating in the Preview may still encounter some “odd” text. For more information and updates, it is recommended to visit the provided link.
The team behind Xbox has been actively working on addressing issues reported by users. Here are some of the fixes that have been implemented for this build:
– System: Various updates to properly reflect local languages across the console. Users may still experience “odd” text, and further information can be found on the provided link.
While the Xbox team continues to address reported issues, some might take more time to find a solution for. Here are the known issues for this release:
– Audio: Users have reported intermittent issues with audio across the dashboard, games, and apps. It is advised to ensure the latest firmware updates for your TV and other equipment are installed. If issues persist, users can submit feedback via “Report a Problem,” including detailed information about the problem and their setup.
– Games: Investigation is ongoing regarding reports of an unexpected cursor remaining visible during gameplay in some titles. If users have a physical mouse connected, moving or disconnecting it should remove the cursor.
– Keyboard Button Mapping for Xbox Controllers: Users who change their keyboard language settings while the Xbox Accessories app is open will see the change reflected after quitting the app or rebooting the console.
– Networking: Reports of the console not connecting to the network as expected on boot are being investigated. Users experiencing this issue are encouraged to report it through “Report a Problem.”
For users who encounter problems or have concerns, Microsoft provides the “Report a Problem” feature. It is vital to report issues promptly, as the data gathered through this tool is crucial in finding resolutions.
Support and Community:
In addition to the “Report a Problem” feature, Xbox Insiders can seek support from the official Xbox Insider subreddit. Xbox staff, moderators, and fellow Insiders are active in the subreddit and ready to help. Before posting a new issue, it is recommended to check if the problem has already been addressed to avoid duplicate posts.
Xbox Insider Program:
For more information about the Xbox Insider Program and to stay updated on future Xbox Insider Release Notes, follow them on Twitter.
In conclusion, Xbox Insiders in the Alpha ring have a new Xbox Update Preview to look forward to. While the focus of this update is on background improvements, the Xbox team has also addressed several issues reported by users. With the “Report a Problem” feature and the support of the Xbox Insider community, users can contribute to the improvement of the Xbox experience. Stay tuned for more updates and enhancements from the Xbox Insider Program.