Plex for Xbox One adds chapter select and preview thumbnails

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The Plex for Xbox has updated with a variety of bug fixes and new features. Amongst some of the cooler new additions are new chapter titles, preview thumbnails, and a new music mini player.

Here’s the full release notes for this latest Plex for Xbox update:


  • Added chapter titles to the chapter selection
  • Added the ability to focus the progress bar and move the playhead to seek more accurately
  • Added preview thumbnails while seeking (when available)
  • Adjusted rewind and fast-foward behavior to move the playhead automatically at 1x, 2x or 3x speed
  • Added new music mini player
  • Added new user button design in the application header


  • ​Fixed missing ‘Collections’ and ‘Albums’ link from dashboards
  • Fixed shuffle commands received from companion apps not being recognized
  • Fixed dashboard hubs sometimes failing to load when switching between Home users
  • Fixed advancing to the same item as the one currently playing putting the player in a broken state
  • Fixed focus not being restored when returning to playlists list page
  • Fixed missing placeholder for chapter selection preview thumbnails
  • Fixed broken focus behaviour when pressing right twice quickly on settings
  • Avoid forced transcodes for HDR content on SDR displays

Plex for Xbox is an all-in-one media consumption app that allows users to stream video, photos, and music and even record live TV, essentially giving the Xbox One consoles DVR functionality.

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