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Check Out The Elder Scrolls Online Free Trial & New Dragonhold DLC Content

Summary

  • Xbox Live Gold members can play The Elder Scrolls Online for free from November 7 to November 13
  • The conclusion to the Season of the Dragon saga is now live with the release of the Dragonhold DLC
  • Deadly threats, colorful characters, and a vibrant world on the brink of chaos awaits Tamriel’s brave adventurers

Experience a world without limits during the The Elder Scrolls Online free play week and explore Southern Elsweyr with the release of the game’s new DLC, The Elder Scrolls Online: Dragonhold.

Explore Tamriel for Free with Xbox Live Gold

Check out TESO for free from now until Wednesday, November 13 at 7:00 a.m PT / 10:00 a.m. ET. During the free play period, you can download TESO and explore 24 unique zones (including the home of the Dark Elves, Morrowind), command four powerful classes, and experience amazing stories that take you all over Tamriel.

You can even begin your Season of the Dragon adventure by playing the Dragonhold Prologue (also part of TESO’s base game), with the quest line leading directly into the events of Dragonhold. To begin the Dragonhold Prologue, pick up the “Letter from Kasura” quest starter item from the in-game Crown Store under Quest Starters.

Once you’ve created a new account and entered the game, you’ll also receive 500 Crowns which are free to spend in the in-game Crown Store on collectibles and useful items. If you’ve played in previous free play events, you’ll be able to continue your story right from where you left off.

The Elder Scrolls Online

In The Elder Scrolls Online, where you go, how you play, and who you become is entirely up to you, allowing you to freely explore everything Tamriel has to offer and play it your way. Visit the Microsoft Store here to begin downloading the game and play today!

Dragonhold Now Live

The conclusion to the Season of the Dragon saga is now live
with the release of the Dragonhold
DLC game pack on Xbox One. In Dragonhold,
you can explore a lost province, reforge the ancient Dragonhold order, and finally
put a stop to the Dragon threat that plagues Elsweyr.

This new adventure is full of quests to complete, stunning
locations to explore, and all-new Dragons and other monsters to overcome.

Deadly threats, colorful characters, and a vibrant world on the brink of chaos awaits Tamriel’s brave adventurers. Will you answer the call?

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Xbox Insider Release Notes – Beta, Delta and Omega Ring (1911.191101-1945)

Hey Beta, Delta and Omega ring users! Today’s Xbox Insider Release Notes highlight the latest fixes, known issues, and features coming to your console. Starting at 2:00 p.m. PT today, users will receive the latest 1911 Xbox One system update (build: 19H1_RELEASE_XBOX_DEV_1911\18363.8112.191101-1945). Keep reading for more details.

System Update Details:

  • OS version released: 19H1_RELEASE_XBOX_DEV_1911\18363.8112.191101-1945
  • Available: 2:00 p.m. PT – November 6, 2019
  • Mandatory: 3:00 a.m. PT – November 7, 2019

New Features:

Console Streaming

The Console Streaming (Preview) is officially rolling out to Delta in the US and UK. For more details take a look at our blog.

System Update

Fixes for Beta, Delta and Omega

We’ve heard your feedback, and we’re happy to announce the following fixes have been implemented for this 1911 build:

Controller

  • A new version of controller firmware (4.8.1923.0) has been released for certain controller models.  Users may be prompted to update the controller automatically when it is connected to the console. You can also go to Settings>Devices & streaming> Accessories with the controller connected, then select the ellipsis button to see if a firmware update is available.
    • Changes in this firmware include:
      • Reliability improvements for wireless connectivity on console
      • Improvements to Bluetooth pairing
      • Xbox Button behavior changes over Bluetooth on Android
      • Bluetooth reliability fixes

Home

  • Users should no longer see a random square next to certain text on the dashboard.
  • Fixed an issue where the dashboard would not load up when starting the console.

Narrator

  • Various fixes to functionality across the console.

Party

  • Fixed an issue where users were unable to use Party Chat while playing Call of Duty: Modern Warfare.

Settings

  • Fixed an issue where certain sections of the Settings menus would not load.

System

  • Various updates to properly reflect local languages across the console.

Xbox Insider Release Notes

Known Issues for Beta, Delta and Omega

We understand some issues have been listed in previous Xbox Insider Release Notes. These issues aren’t being ignored, but it will take Xbox engineers more time to find a solution. We appreciate your patience at this time!

Audio

  • Users who have Dolby Atmos enabled and console display settings set to 120hz with 36 bits per pixel (12-bit) are experiencing loss of Dolby Atmos audio in some situations.
    • Workaround: Disable 120hz or set Video Fidelity to 30 bits per pixel (10-bit) or lower.

Home

  • Some users have reported seeing a “Something Went Wrong” error message when restarting the console after an update.
    • Workaround: Restart the console via the power menu by holding the Xbox button on the controller.

Home (Experiment)

  • Some users may see their content blocks reset randomly during the experiment.
  • Users may see the images for ads on the dashboard looking cropped or cutoff.

My Games & Apps

  • Users have reported seeing duplicate versions of games/apps in their collection.

Profile

  • Users are reporting that their badge showing Xbox Live tenure is not displaying.
    • Note: This is a known issue unrelated to Preview and is being investigated.

Plex App

  • Users have reported playback is buffering constantly while streaming content.

Dolby Access

  • Users are unable to complete the setup for Dolby Atmos in the app and the app is not recognizing Dolby Atmos headphones.
    • Note: This is an issue with the Dolby Access app and the app developers are aware and investigating.

Profile Color

  • Sometimes users may encounter the incorrect Profile color when powering on the console.

Are you not seeing your issue listed above? Make sure to use Report a problem to keep us informed of your issue. We may not be able to respond to everyone, but the data we’ll gather is crucial to finding a resolution.

Learn more about feedback and how each ring is differentiated in the following links:

For more information regarding the Xbox Insider Program follow us on Twitter and join the community subreddit for support and updates. Keep an eye on future Xbox Insider Release Notes for more information regarding your Xbox One Update Preview ring!

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November 4th Xbox Insider Release Notes – Beta, Delta and Omega Ring (1911.191030-1945)

Hey Beta, Delta and Omega ring users! Today’s Xbox Insider Release Notes highlight the latest fixes, known issues, and features coming to your console. Starting at 2:00 p.m. PT today, users will receive the latest 1911 Xbox One system update (build: 19H1_RELEASE_XBOX_DEV_1911\18363.8110.191030-1945). Keep reading for more details.

System Update Details:

  • OS version released: 19H1_RELEASE_XBOX_DEV_1911\18363.8110.191030-1945
  • Available: 2:00 p.m. PT – November 4, 2019
  • Mandatory: 3:00 a.m. PT – November 5, 2019

System Update

System Update

Fixes for Beta, Delta and Omega

We’ve heard your feedback, and we’re happy to announce the following fixes have been implemented for this 1911 build:

Clubs

  • Fixed an issue where the “What’s New” filter was not working correctly.

Guide

  • Various UI/display fixes.

My Games & Apps

  • Users should no longer see an error when attempting to uninstall multiple titles from their collection.
  • We’ve fixed an issue where some titles would be missing from Ready to Install after an update.

Narrator

  • Various fixes to narrator functionality in Guide.

Party

  • We’ve fixed an issue where users would get an error when leaving a party.

Store

  • We’ve fixed an issue where some users were unable to complete in-game purchases after an update.

System

  • Updates to properly reflect local languages across the console.

Xbox Insider Release Notes

Xbox Insider Release Notes

Known Issues for Beta, Delta and Omega

We understand some issues have been listed in previous Xbox Insider Release Notes. These issues aren’t being ignored, but it will take Xbox engineers more time to find a solution. We appreciate your patience at this time!

Audio

  • Users who have Dolby Atmos enabled and console display settings set to 120hz with 36 bits per pixel (12-bit) are experiencing loss of Dolby Atmos audio in some situations.
    • Workaround: Disable 120hz or set Video Fidelity to 30 bits per pixel (10-bit) or lower.

Home (Experiment)

  • Some users may see a different Store icon on the dashboard than what normally appears.
  • Some users may see their content blocks reset randomly during the experiment.
  • Users may see the images for ads on the dashboard looking cropped or cutoff.

Dolby Access

  • Users are unable to complete the setup for Dolby Atmos in the app and the app is not recognizing Dolby Atmos headphones.
    • Note: This is an issue with the Dolby Access app and the app developers are aware and investigating.

Profile Color

  • Sometimes users may encounter the incorrect Profile color when powering on the console.

Are you not seeing your issue listed above? Make sure to use Report a problem to keep us informed of your issue. We may not be able to respond to everyone, but the data we’ll gather is crucial to finding a resolution.

Learn more about feedback and how each ring is differentiated in the following links:

For more information regarding the Xbox Insider Program follow us on Twitter and join the community subreddit for support and updates. Keep an eye on future Xbox Insider Release Notes for more information regarding your Xbox One Update Preview ring!

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November 4th Xbox Insider Release Notes – Alpha Ring (1911.191101-1945)

Hey Alpha ring users! Today’s Xbox Insider Release Notes highlight the latest fixes, known issues, and features coming to your console. Starting at 2:00 p.m. PT today, users will receive the latest 1911 Xbox One system update (build: 19H1_RELEASE_XBOX_DEV_1911\18363.8112.191101-1945). Keep reading for more details.

System Update Details:

  • OS version released: 19H1_RELEASE_XBOX_DEV_1911\18363.8112.191101-1945
  • Available: 2:00 p.m. PT – November 4, 2019
  • Mandatory: 3:00 a.m. PT – November 5, 2019

System Update

System Update

Fixes for Alpha

We’ve heard your feedback, and we’re happy to announce the following fixes have been implemented for this 1911 build:

Home

  • Users should no longer see a random square next to certain text on the dashboard.
  • Fixed an issue where the dashboard would not load up when starting the console.

Narrator

  • Various fixes to functionality across the console.

Party

  • Fixed an issue where users were unable to use Party Chat while playing Call of Duty: Modern Warfare.

Settings

  • Fixed an issue where certain sections of the Settings menus would not load.

System

  • Various updates to properly reflect local languages across the console.

Xbox Insider Release Notes

Xbox Insider Release Notes

Known Issues for Alpha

We understand some issues have been listed in previous Xbox Insider Release Notes. These issues aren’t being ignored, but it will take Xbox engineers more time to find a solution. We appreciate your patience at this time!

Audio

  • Users who have Dolby Atmos enabled and console display settings set to 120hz with 36 bits per pixel (12-bit) are experiencing loss of Dolby Atmos audio in some situations.
    • Workaround: Disable 120hz or set Video Fidelity to 30 bits per pixel (10-bit) or lower.

Home (Experiment)

  • Some users may see a different Store icon on the dashboard than what normally appears.
  • Some users may see their content blocks reset randomly during the experiment.
  • Users may see the images for ads on the dashboard looking cropped or cutoff.

Dolby Access

  • Users are unable to complete the setup for Dolby Atmos in the app and the app is not recognizing Dolby Atmos headphones.
    • Note: This is an issue with the Dolby Access app and the app developers are aware and investigating.

Profile Color

  • Sometimes users may encounter the incorrect Profile color when powering on the console.

Are you not seeing your issue listed above? Make sure to use Report a problem to keep us informed of your issue. We may not be able to respond to everyone, but the data we’ll gather is crucial to finding a resolution.

Learn more about feedback and how each ring is differentiated in the following links:

For more information regarding the Xbox Insider Program follow us on Twitter and join the community subreddit for support and updates. Keep an eye on future Xbox Insider Release Notes for more information regarding your Xbox One Update Preview ring!

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This Week on Xbox: November 1, 2019

We know you’re busy and might miss out on all the exciting things we’re talking about on Xbox Wire every week. If you’ve got a few minutes, we can help remedy that. We’ve pared down the past week’s news into one easy-to-digest article for all things Xbox! Or, if you’d rather watch than read, you can feast your eyes on our weekly video show above. Be sure to come back every Friday to find out what’s happening This Week on Xbox!

Xbox and DPM Studio, the Camouflage Division of maharishi, Team Up on Exclusive X019 Controller and Apparel
Ahead of X019, which is taking place in London and only a few weeks away, we’re excited to share details on an exclusive collaboration with DPM Studio – the camouflage division of Hardy Blechman’s London based streetwear label, maharishi. The collaboration blurs… Read more

Storytelling in Space: A Q&A with Co-Director of The Outer Worlds
The release of Obsidian Entertainment’s The Outer Worlds is upon us, and we’re already having a great time exploring the game’s vibrant universe while meeting (and occasionally fighting) some of its fiercest inhabitants. The game combines a darkly humorous narrative… Read more

Purchase an Xbox One with Xbox All Access for No Upfront Cost; Special Upgrade Offer Available for a Limited Time
At Xbox we believe strongly in choice.  Choice in what, where and how you play, in addition to where and how you buy.  It’s with that that we’re thrilled to reintroduce Xbox All Access to more players around the world starting with the U.S., U.K. and Australia… Read more

Ninja Theory Announces The Insight Project: Gaming the Mind to Master Mental Health
Today we are proud to announce The Insight Project, an innovative R&D project at Ninja Theory that we have grand ambitions for. In 2017, Ninja Theory released Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice on PlayStation and PC platforms and later to Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and VR… Read more

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order

Respawn: Built to Make You Feel Like a Jedi
Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is far and away one of our most anticipated titles to come out this holiday season. Having recently gone hands-on with the title, we came away incredibly impressed with its level of depth, colorful cast of characters, and its non-linear approach… Read more

6 Things We Learned About Nikola Tesla When Creating Close to the Sun, Available Now on Xbox One
Close to the Sun is an adventure horror game set in an alternative universe where Nikola Tesla’s inventions changed the world. We hear his name daily but what do you know about one of history’s greatest scientific minds? Here are a few things we found… Read more

Games with Gold - November 2019

Games with Gold - November 2019

New Games with Gold for November 2019
In November on Xbox One, become the world’s greatest detective in Sherlock Holmes: The Devil’s Daughter and then take a ride across a dystopian world in The Final Station. On Xbox 360, and Xbox One via Backward Compatibility, the Force takes flight with Star Wars: Jedi Starfighter… Read more

Generation Zero Content Update: Rivals and Experimental Weapons
Greetings from the Generation Zero team! Generation Zero is set in an alternative 1980s Sweden in the region of Östertörn and it’s about exploring atmospheric and mysterious environments while also engaging in first-person guerrilla action again hostile machine invaders… Read more

Come with Me If You Want to Win the New Terminator: Dark Fate Custom Xbox
More than two decades have passed since Sarah Connor prevented Judgment Day, changed the future, and re-wrote the fate of the human race. However in “Terminator: Dark Fate,” a highly advanced and deadly new Terminator – a Rev-9 – travels back through time to hunt… Read more

This Year’s Spookiest Halloween Events on Xbox One
Halloween is right around the corner, so you know what that means: Special Halloween events in your favorite video games! What, you thought we’d say candy? With the big day close at hand, a bunch of games have revealed their plans to celebrate the spookiest of holidays… Read more

Xbox Has Something for Everyone on Your Holiday Gift List
It’s hard to believe, but the holidays are quickly approaching, and if you’re in search of the perfect gift, look no further than our lineup of Xbox One bundles that pair consoles with the season’s hottest games, and new and customizable controllers. By gifting an Xbox One to friends… Read more

The First Wave of Xbox Black Friday Deals Has Arrived: Discounts on Sea of Thieves and Select Xbox Wireless Controllers
The holidays will be here before you know it, and to kick off the start of November, we are unveiling the first wave of Xbox Black Friday discounts. This is just a sample of our entire Black Friday deals – tune in via Mixer for a special episode of Inside Xbox live from X019 in London on… Read more

Next Week on Xbox

Next Week on Xbox

Next Week on Xbox: November 5 to 8
Welcome to Next Week on Xbox, where we cover all the new games coming soon to Xbox One! Every week the team at Xbox aims to deliver quality gaming content for you to enjoy on your favorite gaming console. To find out what’s coming soon to Xbox One, read on below… Read more

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November 1st Xbox Insider Release Notes – Beta and Delta Ring (1911.191028-1335)

Hey Beta and Delta ring users! Today’s Xbox Insider Release Notes highlight the latest fixes, known issues, and features coming to your console. Starting at 2:00 p.m. PT today, users will receive the latest 1911 Xbox One system update (build: 19H1_RELEASE_XBOX_DEV_1911\18363.8106.191028-1335). Keep reading for more details.

System Update Details:

  • OS version released: 19H1_RELEASE_XBOX_DEV_1911\18363.8106.191028-1335
  • Available: 2:00 p.m. PT – November 1, 2019
  • Mandatory: 3:00 a.m. PT – November 2, 2019

New Features:

Console Streaming

The Console Streaming (Preview) is officially rolling out to Beta in the US and UK. For more details take a look at our blog.

System Update

System Update

Fixes for Beta and Delta

We’ve heard your feedback, and we’re happy to announce the following fixes have been implemented for this 1911 build:

Home

  • We’ve fixed an issue where Avatars would not load for users pinned to the dashboard.

Guide

  • We’ve fixed an issue where some users would report the Guide not opening.

Party

  • Fixed an issue where users would see duplicate users listed in the overlay.

Settings

  • Fixed an issue where some users who were testing the Home Experiments and Simplified Settings would lose access when rebooting/restarting the console.

System

  • Various updates to properly reflect local languages across the console.

Xbox Insider Release Notes

Xbox Insider Release Notes

Known Issues for Beta and Delta

We understand some issues have been listed in previous Xbox Insider Release Notes. These issues aren’t being ignored, but it will take Xbox engineers more time to find a solution. We appreciate your patience at this time!

Audio

  • Users who have Dolby Atmos enabled and console display settings set to 120hz with 36 bits per pixel (12-bit) are experiencing loss of Dolby Atmos audio in some situations.
    • Workaround: Disable 120hz or set Video Fidelity to 30 bits per pixel (10-bit) or lower.

Home (Experiment)

  • Some users may see a different Store icon on the dashboard than what normally appears.
  • Some users may see their content blocks reset randomly during the experiment.
  • Users may see the images for ads on the dashboard looking cropped or cutoff.

Dolby Access

  • Users are unable to complete the setup for Dolby Atmos in the app and the app is not recognizing Dolby Atmos headphones.
    • Note: This is an issue with the Dolby Access app and the app developers are aware and investigating.

My Games & Apps

  • Uninstalling a title (game/app) fails for some users with the error message  “Something Went Wrong”. We are aware of this and investigating.

Profile Color

  • Sometimes users may encounter the incorrect Profile color when powering on the console.

Are you not seeing your issue listed above? Make sure to use Report a problem to keep us informed of your issue. We may not be able to respond to everyone, but the data we’ll gather is crucial to finding a resolution.

Learn more about feedback and how each ring is differentiated in the following links:

For more information regarding the Xbox Insider Program follow us on Twitter and join the community subreddit for support and updates. Keep an eye on future Xbox Insider Release Notes for more information regarding your Xbox One Update Preview ring!

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November 1st Xbox Insider Release Notes – Alpha Ring (1911.191030-1945)

Hey Alpha ring users! Today’s Xbox Insider Release Notes highlight the latest fixes, known issues, and features coming to your console. Starting at 2:00 p.m. PT today, users will receive the latest 1911 Xbox One system update (build: 19H1_RELEASE_XBOX_DEV_1911\18363.8110.191030-1945). Keep reading for more details.

System Update Details:

  • OS version released: 19H1_RELEASE_XBOX_DEV_1911\18363.8110.191030-1945
  • Available: 2:00 p.m. PT – November 1, 2019
  • Mandatory: 3:00 a.m. PT – November 2, 2019

System Update

System Update

Fixes for Alpha

We’ve heard your feedback, and we’re happy to announce the following fixes have been implemented for this 1911 build:

Clubs

  • Fixed an issue where the “What’s New” filter was not working correctly.

 

Guide

  • Various UI/display fixes.

 

My Games & Apps

  • Users should no longer see an error when attempting to uninstall multiple titles from their collection.
  • We’ve fixed an issue where some titles would be missing from Ready to Install after an update.

 

Narrator

  • Various fixes to narrator functionality in Guide.

Party

  • We’ve fixed an issue where users would get an error when leaving a party.

Store

  • We’ve fixed an issue where some users were unable to complete in-game purchases after an update.

 

System

  • Updates to properly reflect local languages across the console.

Xbox Insider Release Notes

Xbox Insider Release Notes

Known Issues for Alpha

We understand some issues have been listed in previous Xbox Insider Release Notes. These issues aren’t being ignored, but it will take Xbox engineers more time to find a solution. We appreciate your patience at this time!

Audio

  • Users who have Dolby Atmos enabled and console display settings set to 120hz with 36 bits per pixel (12-bit) are experiencing loss of Dolby Atmos audio in some situations.
    • Workaround: Disable 120hz or set Video Fidelity to 30 bits per pixel (10-bit) or lower.

Home (Experiment)

  • Some users may see a different Store icon on the dashboard than what normally appears.
  • Some users may see their content blocks reset randomly during the experiment.
  • Users may see the images for ads on the dashboard looking cropped or cutoff.

Dolby Access

  • Users are unable to complete the setup for Dolby Atmos in the app and the app is not recognizing Dolby Atmos headphones.
    • Note: This is an issue with the Dolby Access app and the app developers are aware and investigating.

Profile Color

  • Sometimes users may encounter the incorrect Profile color when powering on the console.

Are you not seeing your issue listed above? Make sure to use Report a problem to keep us informed of your issue. We may not be able to respond to everyone, but the data we’ll gather is crucial to finding a resolution.

Learn more about feedback and how each ring is differentiated in the following links:

For more information regarding the Xbox Insider Program follow us on Twitter and join the community subreddit for support and updates. Keep an eye on future Xbox Insider Release Notes for more information regarding your Xbox One Update Preview ring!

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October 31st Xbox Insider Release Notes – Omega Ring (1911.191024-1945)

Hey Omega ring users! Today’s Xbox Insider Release Notes highlight the latest fixes, known issues, and features coming to your console. Starting at 2:00 p.m. PT today, users will receive the latest 1911 Xbox One system update (build: 19H1_RELEASE_XBOX_DEV_1911\18363.8102.191024-1945). Keep reading for more details.

System Update Details:

  • OS version released: 19H1_RELEASE_XBOX_DEV_1911\18363.8102.191024-1945
  • Available: 2:00 p.m. PT – October 31, 2019
  • Mandatory: 3:00 a.m. PT – November 1, 2019

New Features:

Voice to Text

Dictation is back with support for more languages! With either a headset or Kinect, you can press the View button when the keyboard is on screen to start converting speech to text. Check out the full list of languages below, and head to Settings -> System -> Language & location if you want to change your keyboard & dictation language.

  • Supported languages:
    • Chinese (Simplified)
    • Chinese (Traditional – Hong Kong)
    • Chinese (Traditional – Taiwan)
    • Danish
    • Dutch
    • English (Australia)
    • English (Canada)
    • English (India)
    • English (UK)
    • English (US)
    • Finnish
    • French (Canada)
    • French (France)
    • German
    • Japanese
    • Korean
    • Norwegian
    • Polish
    • Portuguese (Brazil)
    • Portuguese (Portugal)
    • Russian
    • Spanish (Mexico)
    • Spanish (Spain)
    • Swedish

My Games & Apps

When you uninstall a title from your collection, you will now receive a notification if the game is part of a Group or Content Block on the dashboard and offer to remove the pins or content block when you delete the title.

System Update

System Update

Fixes for Omega

We’ve heard your feedback, and we’re happy to announce the following fixes have been implemented for this 1911 build:

Party

  • Fixed an issue where users would get an error when leaving a party.

Virtual Keyboard

  • Various UI fixes while using Light Theme.

System

  • Various updates to properly reflect local languages across the console.

Xbox Insider Release Notes

Xbox Insider Release Notes

Known Issues for Omega

We understand some issues have been listed in previous Xbox Insider Release Notes. These issues aren’t being ignored, but it will take Xbox engineers more time to find a solution. We appreciate your patience at this time!

Audio

  • Users who have Dolby Atmos enabled and console display settings set to 120hz with 36 bits per pixel (12-bit) are experiencing loss of Dolby Atmos audio in some situations.
    • Workaround: Disable 120hz or set Video Fidelity to 30 bits per pixel (10-bit) or lower.

Dolby Access

  • Users are unable to complete the setup for Dolby Atmos in the app and the app is not recognizing Dolby Atmos headphones.
    • Note: This is an issue with the Dolby Access app and the app developers are aware and investigating.

My Games & Apps

  • Uninstalling a title (game/app) fails for some users with the error message  “Something Went Wrong”. We are aware of this and investigating.

Party

  • The overlay for Party chat may display the same users multiple times.

Profile Color

  • Sometimes users may encounter the incorrect Profile color when powering on the console.

Are you not seeing your issue listed above? Make sure to use Report a problem to keep us informed of your issue. We may not be able to respond to everyone, but the data we’ll gather is crucial to finding a resolution.

Learn more about feedback and how each ring is differentiated in the following links:

For more information regarding the Xbox Insider Program follow us on Twitter and join the community subreddit for support and updates. Keep an eye on future Xbox Insider Release Notes for more information regarding your Xbox One Update Preview ring!

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This Year’s Spookiest Halloween Events on Xbox One

Halloween is right around the corner, so you know what that means: Special Halloween events in your favorite video games! What, you thought we’d say candy? With the big day close at hand, a bunch of games have revealed their plans to celebrate the spookiest of holidays with special events. There’s a lot of great stuff happening this year on Xbox One, so let’s take a look at some of the standouts.

Play Some Pumpkin Ball in Gears 5 and Celebrate Hordeaween in Gears POP!

Celebrate Halloween in Gears 5 with the Pumpkin Ball versus event featuring oversized Jack-O-Lantern heads, or take part in the 20 wave Horde Event “The Man’s Monsters” featuring Halloween-themed Swarm enemies. Both events include earnable rewards and are online through November 5, at 10am PT. Want more? Gears POP! is also getting into the spirit with the Hordeaween event from now through November 1, at 4am PT. For more details, check out the official Gears 5 site.

Skins, Skins, and More Skins in the Overwatch Halloween Terror Event

Overwatch is one of the best in the biz when it comes to Halloween events, and 2019’s version doesn’t disappoint. The Overwatch Halloween Terror event is here, which means we can look forward to some spooky events and even spookier looks. This time out, you’ll get the chance to earn five new Legendary skins, three new Epic skins, in addition to new sprays, icons, and emotes. We’re particularly partial to the Gorgon Lucio and Vampire Baptiste skins (though you can also earn the Demon Hunter Sombra skin, which was a BlizzCon 2018 exclusive). For more details, check out the official Overwatch site.

State of Decay 2 Bovine

State of Decay 2 Bovine

Get Your Swine & Bovine Costume in State of Decay 2

The Swine & Bovine Halloween costume pays gory tribute to the chain of restaurants dotting the abandoned landscapes of State of Decay 1 and 2. Players can unlock this new limited time outfit by playing State of Decay 2 until October 31. You’ll be the horror of your friends. Happy Halloween, survivors! For more details, check out the official State of Decay 2 site.

Things Get Spooky on the “Sea of Thieves” with the Fort of the Damned

Fort of the Damned is the biggest update to Sea of Thieves’ popular Skeleton Fort feature since launch, offering players action-packed new challenges and massive rewards. The new Fort can be activated on demand as long as the in-game requirements are met, allowing players to take on this new challenge as often as they want. It’s a permanent new addition to the game that will remain available beyond October’s free content update. For more details, check out the official Sea of Thieves site.

The Elder Scrolls Online

The Elder Scrolls Online

The Witches Festival Returns to The Elder Scrolls Online

Running until November 4, The Witches Festival is an in-game event that the team behind The Elder Scrolls Online has done before. Wondering how to kick things off? To start, you’ll need to complete “The Witchmother’s Bargain” quest from the Crown store. Then, you’ll have to use the Witchmother’s Whistle you get as a reward to summon the “Witchmother’s Cauldron,” which grants you and your party a two-hour 100% XP buff that stacks with all other XP bonuses. There’s a lot more, including new collectibles and costumes, Dremora Plunder Skulls (complete with new items) earned through defeating special bosses, and the Glenmoril Armor set. For more details, check out the official Elder Scrolls Online site.

Rainbow Six Siege Challenges You to Survive the Doktor’s Curse

No thanks to an evil doctor who conducted disturbing experiments on hapless victims, a creepy castle housed in an abandoned theme park is now crawling with mutated monsters. Now, a band of exterminators have been called in to reclaim it. Will they be able to return things to normal, or will the fiends live to terrorize another day? From October 23 to November 6, players can play this special Hide and Seek game mode where Defenders must try to survive until the end of the round, unless they can manage to eliminate the powerful Attackers first. Does your team have what it takes to survive the Doktor’s Curse? Jump in to Rainbow Six Siege today on Xbox One to find out! For more details, check out the official Rainbow Six Siege site.

Borderlands 3 - Bloody Harvest

Borderlands 3 - Bloody Harvest

Borderlands 3 Invites You to Join the Bloody Harvest

The Halloween event in Gearbox and 2K’s looter shooter is part of a new content update that dropped last week. Bloody Harvest is a free seasonal event that began on October 24 and runs through December 5. Bloody Harvest offers players the chance to take on haunted enemies, complete challenges to earn rewards, snag some spooky new skins for your Vault Hunter, and take on a nightmarish new boss. This all takes place in the scariest locations Borderlands has ever seen: Heck. Yes, you read that right. Were you expecting something else? For more details, check out the official Borderland 3 site.

Fight or Fright Event in Apex Legends

Respawn Entertainment is adding a bunch of Halloween goodies to Apex Legends with their Fight or Fright event, running through until November 5. New cosmetic items for weapons and characters are being introduced in Fight or Fright and King’s Canyon is getting a spooky, night-themed makeover. There’s even a new mode called Shadowfall that brings zombies (sorta) to the game. In this mode, Legends who fall in battle will be resurrected as zombies and receive new abilities, including a powerful melee attack and the ability to run up walls. If you survive and want to get on the dropship, you’ll need to battle the undead hordes to get to safety! For more details, check out the official Apex Legends site.

Destiny 2

Destiny 2

Navigate the Haunted Forest in Destiny 2’s Festival of the Lost Event

Ready to grab some snazzy masks for your Guardian? Want some candy to spend on the brand-new Braytech Werewolf Legendary Auto Rifle? Are you ready to take on the Haunted Forest again? If you said yes to any of these (or you’re just sick of me asking you questions), you’re in luck: Destiny 2’s Festival of the Lost event has returned. You’ll be able to take part in a bevy of special events between now and November 19, so head to the Tower now, Guardian! For more details, check out the official Destiny 2 site.

Enter the Upside Down with Rocket League

Netflix’s award-winning “Stranger Things” has invaded this year’s Haunted Hallows event in Rocket League on Xbox One. Available now through November 11, play a chilling version of the Farmstead Arena that’s now watched over by the terrifying Mind Flayer in the Upside Down. If you’re able to make it out of Farmstead in one piece, you’ll earn Candy Corn to be used in the Haunted Hallows Event Store that’s housing some extra-special items, like a Demogorgon player banner, a Scoops Ahoy avatar border, and a Hawaiian Hopper decal, plus some top secret wares developed by the Hawkins National Laboratory. For more details, check out the official Rocket League site.

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Generation Zero Content Update: Rivals and Experimental Weapons

Greetings from the Generation Zero team!

Generation Zero is set in an alternative 1980s Sweden in the region of Östertörn and it’s about exploring atmospheric and mysterious environments while also engaging in first-person guerrilla action again hostile machine invaders. All the while you are trying to understand where they originated from, what their purpose is, and where the local population has disappeared off to, while simultaneously scavenging for weapons and equipment to fight them back.

New Content Update

Generation Zero updates on a regular basis, adding content while listening to player feedback alongside bug fixing. In past updates, we’ve released things like bikes and stashes (in-game storage), but in this one we are focusing on intensifying the combat experience through the introduction of Rival and Experimental Weapons.

Rivals

Whether you’ve beaten the game or are just starting out new, Rivals will add a whole new type of challenge for all of you out there. As you fight your way through Östertörn the Machines will start taking extra notice as you destroy more and more of them. Destroy enough and one may evolve to become even more dangerous than usual. These Regional Rivals will be designated by a name and a title that hints at the origin of their evolution. Rivals can additionally be created should they defeat you – these Personal Rivals will have evolved due to their prowess in combat against the humans. Like the Regional Rivals, Personal Rivals will also be designated by a name and title that corresponds to their exploits.

Generation Zero

Generation Zero

But the threat doesn’t end there. How you perform in the world has an impact on how the Rivals evolve even further. Should your Rivals defeat you again, or should you defeat loads of other machines, they will earn experience and level up. Each level makes them that much more deadly – at max level it’s best to think about bringing friends!

Experimental Weapons

What are new threats without new rewards for taking them out?! To match the challenge involved in taking out Rivals, we’ve created a new tier of weapon for each weapon class that have a chance to drop when you defeat them. As the Rivals get stronger, chances increase that you will get your hands on these powerful weapons. One thing you’ll immediately notice about them is that they look like a mashup of existing weapons and the technology used by the machines – so as you can imagine they are a bit different and more powerful than your standard versions.

Halloween Event

As it’s the season to dress up as your favorite spooky characters, Generation Zero will be running a timed event in-game where players can try to grab outfit pieces from 4 different Halloween-classic inspired characters – so be sure to hop in and destroy some machines for your chance to earn everything!

Thanks for reading and we hope you have a blast taking on a host of new challenges and grabbing those in-game treats!

Generation Zero is available now for Xbox One on the Microsoft Store. Click here for purchase details.