Microsoft Confirms New Xbox One Firmware Update will be hitting the consoles soon. They recently revealed some exciting new features that will come to Xbox One as part of this update.

The Xbox One Insider members will be the ones to enjoy these features. The Insider users will have the access to these features as soon as the update lands. The prominent new features include a new Arena Tournament mode created by ESL. This feature is exclusively powered by the Xbox Live.

All the fans of World of Tanks will be able to discover this tournament from within the Xbox App on Xbox Live. They will also be notified of all the matches when ready. The ability to view and post the Automatic Results will also be given to the users.

The Insider users will be able to post their own profile pictures. The will also be able to pin posts, hide or filter them for ease of access. The tournament history will also be visible on the profile with the detail of all the tournaments you took part in or the ones you plan to get into.

Following are some of the other useful Xbox One Firmware features (Detail as stated by Microsoft)

  • In ‘My Games and Apps,’ we’re adding the ability to filter your game library by platform – Xbox One and Xbox 360.
  • Captive Portal support for wireless internet is coming to Xbox One, which allows for Wi-Fi authentication through a browser. Great for colleges, hotels, or public Wi-Fi locations.
  • In the Settings, we’re adding the ability to select Kinect auto-zoom for Beam and Twitch broadcasts, as well as for the Skype app.
  • On the Xbox app for Windows 10, we’re adding the option to select the audio input and output sources for Party chat.

For full details on the new features, check out the following video.

This info on the next big Xbox One firmware update landed just ahead of the Games with Gold for the month of March 2017. March was indeed a fantastic month for the Games with Gold. The games added this week in games with Gold include Layers of Fear, Heavy Weapon, and Evolve ultimate Edition.

Keep in mind that the Layers of Fear will be removed from the Games with Gold list by the end of March. On the other hand, Evolve will stay on the list until 15th of the next month.

The Remaining games on Games With Gold:

  1. Layers of Fear
  2. Evolve
  3. Heavy Weapon


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