Xbox One Update: New Friends, Snap, TV Features and More

by Rachel Baker on October 16, 2014

The Xbox One Update has been released and there are a TON of new features and improvements.

MajorNelson, of XBOX fame, has a list of all the updates and explanations what they are specifically and how they will improve your usage experience.

Xbox One Update: New Friends, Snap, TV Features and More Rolling Out Today .

Today, we’re beginning to roll out new features that take advantage on the multitasking capabilities of Xbox One and connect with your friends in better ways than before thanks to your feedback. Please keep it coming. For a preview of what to expect, watch the following video, and find the full changelog below.

New Snap and Friends functions – Stay in the game and in touch with your friends at the same time with improved Snap, SmartGlass and Achievements functions. Snap Updates – We’ve updated the Snap Center to include quick access to many of the things our fans wanted faster access to when playing a game – Friends, Messages, Game DVR, clock, and battery indicator – as well as making it easier to close and open new snap apps when playing a game. A double tap of the Xbox button on your controller will bring up a menu that allows you to open a new app in snap mode, close the current snapped app, or switch focus between your game and your running snapped app. Additionally, two apps have been optimized for Snap mode:

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