Tuesday, 18 September, 2018

Microsoft confirms Xbox One's July update is out today

Xbox One rolls out FastStart feature to speed up downloads Xbox One's fast-loading feature rolls out today
Troy Mann | 07 July, 2018, 21:02

Hate waiting for games to download?

Microsoft released the July update for Xbox One today, and it brings several notable improvements to the system, some of which were teased during Microsoft's E3 2018 press conference. The update will include "FastStart", which is a feature created to address one of the biggest frustrations of modern gaming: Being forced to wait for your titles to download before you can play them. Check your in-game inventory and you'll see a lovely Founder's Pack chock-full of cosmetic items: two legendary sets each containing shirt, pants, armor, helmet, and boots, three legendary axes, three legendary bows, a full jumpsuit collection, and 10 fan gifts to further stock up your dressing room with a variety of styles for your clothes and weapons. You'll only need to download a portion of the game before you can start playing, and this is done by identifying the files you need, and getting those first. Either way, this has made for a hilarious mistake to point out, especially since it's an Xbox-centric app with rewards localized to Microsoft customers. Players can also now search quickly on the dashboard by pressing the Y button.

With the July Update, Microsoft is making it easier to search on your Xbox. "Second, we've added multi-touch support for touch-enabled devices". You can now broadcast your webcam in full screen from your Xbox, and the quality and performance of broadcasts have also been improved in Mixer, according to Microsoft. This allows multiple controls to be used at the same time!

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New leaderboards will show which viewers who have contributed to a streamer's channel the most. When you switch to this mode, game audio is muted automatically.

One of the new features is FastStart, which lets you start playing twice as fast as before.

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