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Xbox One February system update

Today we can reveal the first updates for the Xbox One for 2015 and some interesting improvements have been added, together with one or two tips to enhance your enjoyment using your Xbox.

First off are some eye catching ways in which they have improved the controller, first up is Quick Connect where the time has been speeded up to power on, now it only takes a couple of seconds. They have acted on feedback and fixed some of the controller disconnect issues, along with stability issues that have been fixed.

Game hubs are the go-to centre for tips, tricks and favourite titles; every Xbox One game will have a game hub where you can see which friends are playing the game, compete with your friends in game leader boards.

A number of changes have also been made to party chat in recent weeks; these include chat connection status where new icons have been added to let you know the current status of a chat connection in your party. These are a clock icon, meaning connection being made, squawker icon connection successful, whilst an X means networking limitations preventing chat connection.

Improvements have been made to the popular game and party invitations; these will help you know who is inviting you to what. Performance improvements have been made to the time it takes to set up person-to-person (P2P) connectivity for party chat.

A number of updates to the live TV experience are available from today and new features have been added to additional countries, for example as you scan the OneGuide TV listings, you can see which shows are trending with a “Trending on Xbox” or “Trending on Twitter”. This is now available in the United Kingdom with some other countries added including France, Germany, Brazil and Mexico. All these countries can access “Trick Play” with Xbox One Digital TV Tuner and can now see video frames when fast-forwarding or rewinding paused TV on Xbox One consoles, most can see live TV streaming on Windows Phone and Android devices for Xbox One Digital TV Tuner owners.

These are just some of the improvements that have been made, mainly thanks to Xbox Live community in helping Xbox deliver the best gaming experience possible

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