Xbox One update March 2017 includes new home screen and streaming options

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THE NEW Xbox One replace for March 2017 has arrived, together with a brand new house display screen, in addition to further streaming choices.

The dashboard has been given a significant revamp via the brand new March 2017 Xbox One update, permitting followers to now entry menus via urgent the Xbox button on their controllers.

It hurries up a variety of the extra choices you might be in search of whereas enjoying a recreation, eradicating an additional layer of fiddling round with sub menus.

Right here’s Microsoft on their new house display screen choices: “One of many first belongings you’ll discover with this replace is a brand new search for Residence on Xbox One. We made these adjustments to simplify the UI and improve general system efficiency.

“To try this, we’ve optimized for velocity and are prioritizing probably the most invaluable content material on your video games.

“Now, you’ll see a smaller icon for the sport with choices to dive deeper into the group surrounding the sport, in addition to the flexibility to work together along with your Membership or discover In search of Group posts, view your Achievements and extra.

“If you happen to don’t have a customized background set, you’ll see that the up to date Residence additionally spotlights the sport you’re at present enjoying by that includes hero artwork as your Xbox background.”

Microsoft positively had multitasking in thoughts when placing collectively the brand new Xbox One replace, including: “Along with including a brand new begin web page to Information, we’re additionally evolving the way in which players multitask on Xbox One.

“To simplify discoverability and to make it simpler to get to the belongings you care about most, our multitasking options had been designed with the brand new Information in thoughts.

“We’ve added a brand new achievement tracker that’s energetic based mostly on the sport you’re enjoying, and permits you to choose and comply with a number of achievements in an overlay, all whilst you’re enjoying.

“Cortana will even seem as an overlay in your display screen, permitting you to set reminders and alarms, entry Occasion controls, and play music with easy voice controls.”

Having been utilizing it for a while, the brand new Xbox One replace seems to concentrate on bettering the cluttered overlays that followers have needed to deal, though it might really feel just a little odd at first, not with the ability to get again to the house display screen after urgent the Xbox button in your controller.

The opposite large addition is the brand new streaming choices added via Beam, one thing that has been teased for some time by Microsoft.

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