The latest Xbox One Preview update introduces new Add-ons management options and bug fixes
Microsoft has pushed a new Xbox One Preview update, version code rs1_xbox_rel_1608.160705-1925. The update brings a series of leftover Add-ons management options, a new Updates tab, as well as a series of bug fixes for EA Access and Groove Music issues.
You can now manage leftover Add-ons easier thanks to the new Add-ons Settings option. Go to All Settings > System > Storage > Manage leftover add-ons and customize your settings. This feature is very useful because you can now manage Add-ons without installing the associated game. Another advantage is that you’ll never end up with Add-ons installed when the associated game isn’t. Now, when you uninstall a game but keep its Add-ons, the Manage leftover Add-ons feature displays the leftover Add-ons and allows you to uninstall them.
Microsoft also added a new Updates tab to My games & apps. This feature displays a list with all the available updates for games and apps. You can install the updates one by one or you can automatically install updates using the Instant-On mode, which will start downloading and installing the updates once your console enters connected standby.
The current Xbox One Preview update also brings five bug fixes that include:
- Users now have to enter their password when their profile is set to “Lock It Down”when purchasing Xbox 360 backward compatible games, movies or TV shows from the Store.
- The update fixed the issue where Store pages for purchased games sometimes display the “Buy” button instead of the “Install” button.
- The update also fixed the issue that caused EA Access games to fail to launch due to error 0x803f8003.
- The update also fixed an issue which prevented music videos from playing in the Groove Music app.
- Fixes for stuttering and framerate lag.
Of course, there are still some known issues on the list, but Microsoft should fix them before the Anniversary Update is released.
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