HQ NETWORKXboxOne-Hq.Com | Xbox-Hq.Com | InstallerDeluxe.Com 741 HQ Network UsersHQ Network: 741 | Members OnlineGuests: 377 |Guests OnlineMembers: 1

  Active Topics  | Achievements  | Cheats  | Downloads  | Feedback  | Forums  | Games  | Hardware  | My Profile  | News  | Reviews  | Tutorials  | Leaderboards  | Videos

Xbox One March System Update Coming Today - Detailed In..

Catch up on everything Xbox including the latest Gaming News, Release Dates, DLC, Xbox Live and Modding..

Browse All News |  Write for Us |  Most Popular |  Browsing: 49 SEARCH XBOX NEWS:      

Xbox One March System Update Coming Today - Detailed Info

Xbox One March System Update Coming Today - Detailed Info
Published by forahobby on Tuesday, March 04, 2014
Tagged: Xbox One,
Microsoft has just announced that the March system update for Xbox One is starting to roll out today. The update includes improved matchmaking, party chat, friends features, 5.1 Dolby Digital support for SPDIF (optical out), Twitch TV live streaming support and loads of other improvements.

Check out some of the new features you can expect from today's Xbox One update:

Improved Multiplayer & Party chat
  • Cross title party chat
  • Party chat on by default
  • Easier multiplayer invites
  • Easier multiplayer joining
  • Ability to see what the people in your party are doing

Improved Friends List + Profile
  • Improved friends list utility & speed of access
  • Ability to see people you recently played games with
  • See when friends are broadcasting, including live broadcast thumbnails in activity feed
  • Get to a friend’s profile faster using type-ahead suggestions
  • Contextual app menu actions on friends list and activity feed items
  • Enabled more multiplayer (join and invite) actions on user profiles
  • 54 new contest-winning gamerpics

Twitch TV live streaming support
  • Broadcast gameplay on Twitch.TV through Xbox LIVE (When the updated Twitch app ships next week.)
  • Voice support for starting and ending broadcast

Bringing out social in home
  • See favorite friends currently online
  • See friends broadcasting gameplay

Miscellaneous shell improvements
  • Improved notification center experiences including “quiet mode”
  • View Game Clips while in snap mode
  • Protect user settings with passkey

Browser improvements
  • Control Bing and Google maps with gesture and controller
  • Quick search when highlighting a term on a page
  • When searching from Bing search on the console, direct link to Internet Explorer in order to see additional web results.

New Devices – Driver and Firmware updates
  • Firmware update to the Xbox One controller to support the Xbox One stereo headset adapter
  • Support for 1st and 3rd party headsets
  • Driver updates for the Xbox One Media Remote

SmartGlass Improvements
  • Push notification to your device for Xbox Live messages
  • Quickly see what a friend is doing including presence and recent
  • Enhanced viewing of personal and a friend’s game progress and clips
  • Ability to close snap from SmartGlass

Live TV
  • 50Hz fix – users can set the Live TV app to display at 50Hz for full or fill modes
  • Volume up/down adjustments – user can tailor the number of volume increments when using “volume up” or “volume down” commands
  • IR blasting of power & volume to TVs/AVRs in all regions
  • AVR setup maps to include model number for most sound bars or AVRs when setting up TV

Improved Audio output support
  • SPDIF (optical out) now supports 5.1 Dolby Digital – enabling devices such as sound bars with only Optical In to be able to receive 5.1 Dolby Digital from console over optical
  • HDMI output now supports stereo uncompressed, 5.1 uncompressed, 7.1 uncompressed or 5.1 Dolby Digital live or 5.1 DTS

If you're looking for more interesting Xbox One news, video game info, release dates, forum discussions, achievements, videos and more, then head on over to the XBOXONE-HQ website.
( Subscribe via )

Associated Topics

Xbox One

Rate this Article

Average Score: 5 | Votes: 1


 Printer Friendly Printer Friendly  Send to a Friend Send to a Friend

Latest Xbox 360 News

Xbox 360 NewsXbox One 1TB Bundle Launches In October, Includes Gears of War and More
Microsoft has announced that the new ''Xbox One 1TB Holiday Bundle'', a new Xbox One bundle that features the new 1TB Xbox One Console, "Gears of War: Ultimate Edition", "Rare Replay" and a full-game ..

NBA 2K16 - Out Now on Xbox One, PS4, Xbox 360, ..

Xbox One Rise Of The Tomb Raider Bundle Availab..

Games with Gold for October 2015 On Xbox One an..

Black Ops 3 Will Not Include Single-player Camp..

Xbox 360 News | Submit News

Xbox 360 News Archive

   Monday, September 21
 A 360 Look Into The Online Gaming Scene: Past

   Thursday, September 17
 Xbox360September's Xbox 360 Update Adds 2GB Cloud St

   Thursday, September 10
 Xbox360GTA Online Freemode Events Update Hits Xbox O

   Monday, September 07
 Xbox360Battlefield 4 'Night Ops' DLC Available Now,

   Friday, September 04
 Xbox360Rugby World Cup 2015 Out Now On Xbox One, Xbo

   Wednesday, September 02
 Xbox360'Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain' Out No

   Tuesday, September 01
 Xbox360Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition Brings Star Wars

   Monday, August 31
 Xbox360New Xbox One Elite 1TB Bundle And Lunar White

   Tuesday, August 25
 Xbox360Goat Simulator: Mmore Goatz Edition Out Now F

   Monday, August 24
 Xbox360Xbox Live Games with Gold for September 2015

   Tuesday, August 18
 Xbox360August Xbox Update Adds 1080p/60fps Game Stre

   Monday, August 03
 Xbox360Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare “Reckoning” DL
 “Gears of War: Ultimate Edition” Comes With E

   Thursday, July 30
 Xbox360King's Quest Chapter 1: A Knight to Remember

   Wednesday, July 29
 Xbox360Life Is Strange Episode 4: Dark Room Availabl
 Xbox Live Games with Gold for August Revealed

   Tuesday, July 28
 Xbox360Rare Replay is Now Available for Digital Pre-

   Monday, July 27
 Xbox360Minecraft Greek Mythology Mash-up Pack DLC Av

   Friday, July 24
 Xbox360Game of Thrones Episode 5: 'A Nest of Vipers'

   Monday, July 20
 Xbox360Xbox One Madden NFL 16 1TB Bundle Now Availab

   Tuesday, July 14
 Xbox360Guncraft: Block and Loaded Available Now Excl

   Friday, July 10
 Xbox360Gears of War: Ultimate Edition Xbox One Bundl
 Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 JUGGERNOG EDITION f

   Thursday, July 09
 Xbox360Battlefield 4's Community Test Environment (C

   Wednesday, July 08
 Xbox360Xbox One System Update Prepares for Xbox 360
 Xbox One Elite Wireless Controller Now Availa

   Tuesday, July 07
 Xbox360Turtle Beach Ear Force Stealth 420X Wireless

   Friday, June 26
 Xbox360Xbox Live Games with Gold for July 2015 Revea

   Thursday, June 25
 Xbox360Tales from the Borderlands Episode 3 Availabl

   Tuesday, June 23
 Xbox360Forza Motorsport 6 Limited Edition 1TB Xbox O

See All Xbox 360 News | Xbox 360 News Archive

HQ Network Affiliates

Xbox One Games
Video Game Consoles
Xbox 360 Cheats
Xbox Cheats
Game Bullets
Xbox 360 Maniac
Xbox One Forums
360 Cheats
Xbox 360 Cheats
Video Codecs
Get 360 Achievements
HD wallpapers
View All HQ Affiliates