Microsoft today pushed out a new Xbox One Insider build for Insiders with version 16281.1000 for Alpha Ring. The update comes with some new features along with improvements, fixes along with known issues for the Xbox One console.
The latest Xbox One update brings support for light and dark themes along with enhancements to the Notifications. These features were announced by the company at gamescom 2017. Users would need to Navigate to Settings> Personalisation>System Personalisation>System theme>Select light.
The update also comes with some new Notification enhancements for Xbox One Insider users. Users will now be getting the Game invites from the Multiplayer tab of Guide and Recent Achievements. The enhancements to the Notification center makes it easy to have a glance if any new invite have been received.
The Xbox team has also brought fixes to the Black Screen for the Movies & TV and Misc Media Apps which has now been fixed with the latest update.
List of Known issues:
- Light Theme
There are some known visual contrast issues in messaging, the entertainment twist and the Mixer twist – you may see white one white. Fixes will be coming soon.
When using Arabic or Hebrew language and signing in with a profile using the “Lock it down” security preference, the sign-in screen which requests Microsoft account e-mail address and password is distorted. This does not affect the profile if it is set to use the “Ask for my passkey” or “No barriers” security preferences.
Workaround: Set the console to use another language, sign-in, and set the profile’s security preference to “Ask for my passkey” or “No barriers”. Alternatively, you can still type in your password as normal using the virtual keyboard though the screen is distorted.
When using Hebrew language, Netflix fails to launch.
- Minecraft Better Together Beta
Other games fail to launch after launching the Minecraft Beta.
Workaround: This occurs if the Minecraft Beta is the first game launched after powering on the console; launch another game before Minecraft to avoid this issue. If you are stuck in this state, hard reset your console.
- Blu-Ray Player
3D Blu-Ray content plays in 2D.
- Game Hub
Game Hub isn’t accurately tracking Gamerscore and achievement unlocks for certain games.
The build is currently rolling out an users would be getting the same in few days who have signed in as an Insider on Alpha Ring.