First New Xbox One Update of the Year Adds Helpful Features

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The update, version 1802.180105-1503, will soon advance through the various Xbox Insider rings.

Your Xbox will eventually get a virtual "do not disturb" sign when a feature coming to the Xbox Insider program makes it to everyone's systems.

"It appears that players using this new Career system will be able to obtain levels, and even prestige ranks, obtaining rewards such as loot crates which come with cosmetic items for the new Avatars system".

Now available as a new Preview Alpha build, but no doubt soon to be launching as a full release, the latest Xbox One update boasts a range of useful new features. This way, you can easily see which Achievements you're closest to and quickly launch the game to achieve them. There are sort filters too that let you prioritise next achievements by "closest", "most common, "rarest", "most common rare" or 'highest Gamerscore". Mini Game Hubs allow you to easily see friends who are now playing, upcoming Achievements, Looking for Group posts, and more.

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First New Xbox One Update of the Year Adds Helpful Features

Mini Game Hubs: Soon to be available in the Guide. Comments are also being rearranged to place those that are most recent at the top and you will be able to see who has liked your comments. More granularity for auto-shutdown timing is en route as well, with options that will turn the console off after two, three, four and five hours.

There are other new features, but Microsoft isn't ready to talk about them publicly yet and is only rolling them out to a small subset of users as "experimental". In the interim, Insiders are being asked to do hard reboot by holding the power button down for ten seconds to fix this issue.

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