Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) is about to update the Xbox One and will soon invite game console owners to test it out. The new update will arrive in March.
Details of Microsoft’s next big update
An earlier update featured a variety of fixes and features to improve the overall experience. Notable features include better Kinect voice recognition, better view and management of storage space, a battery light indicator, and USB keyboard compatibility. Marc Whitten revealed the news regarding the update earlier this month in a blog post. He said, “This post is the first of many announcements and sneak peeks at features in the system updates. We’ve been carefully listening to your feedback and look forward to delivering many new features that will make Xbox One even better. We’re just getting started and can’t wait to share more information in the coming weeks.”
This upcoming update is expected to prepare the devices for the launch of multiplayer game Titanfall. This update will include improvements and features for the multiplayer experience
Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) wants Xbox Live users to test it out and offer feedback before its big release. Gamers who are tapped for the program will receive a message from Xbox Live with a register token. Next week, the update will roll out and agreeable users can test it out for themselves. They can also communicate with other testers on a private forum.
Xbox One introduces new media remote
In other Xbox One news, Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) recently introduced the Xbox One Media Remote. This remote will allow users to control video playback for Blu-ray and video streaming. It also includes special Back and One Guide buttons, the latter of which is used for quick access to favorite television shows or movies.
It’s Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)’s mission to take the Xbox from a gaming device to an all-purpose media device. It’s now become a central media hub for movies, television, music, internet, and gaming.