In testing for select Xbox Insider members today
Microsoft is rolling out an Xbox One update for select Xbox Insider Program members today with, among other things, enhancements to the console’s home screen and Guide overlay. Simply put, and as shown in this video, the stuff we tend to look for won’t be quite as many button presses away.
Elsewhere in this update, there’s a commendable accessibility feature called “Copilot” that lets two separate controllers act as a single shared gamepad, an easier-to-understand system update interface, Cortana features for alarms and reminders, new spatial audio output settings for developers, and a beta of bitstream passthrough for the Blu-ray player. Also, I’m jealous of the Gamertag “Doctor Hoot.”
Only select Insiders will receive the update today, with Microsoft adding more to that list in the “coming weeks.” The rest of us will have to wait until later this year for the full Creators Update.