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Xbox One Holiday Update Out Now, Here's What It Adds


Microsoft has finally announced that some updates for the Xbox One is coming up. These added features would surely take on the Xbox experience into another gameplay level.

According to Xbox Wire, the update will start to roll out to the broader gaming community on the Xbox One and on the Xbox App on the Windows 10, iOS, and even to the Android devices.

“With this holiday update, Xbox Live becomes even more social as we unite gamers across devices, giving you access to more people to play with that share your interests and more choice in how you play,” Xbox Wire reported.

The newest features will include Clubs, Looking for Group, Achievement Rarity, Group Messaging and a lot more.

These updates on the XBox One is aimed to make the console more open for players to foster a more welcoming experience.

The coolest features have been in Preview and Arena on Xbox live for game test.

Now that they are officially available, here are the details on some of the new features that are in the Xbox One and other Xbox apps:

Clubs on Xbox Live
For the players to be able to grow their social communities, the Clubs are created where the club members can set up parties, share contents, share voice messages, chat, and even play games.

This is supported with a cross-platform feature which means that players in Xbox One and the Xbox app on Windows 10, iOS, and Android devices can fully access and participate in the Clubs through the Community Tab.

Achievement Rarity
Achievement Rarity will help players in discovering how unique and Achievement is among players in the game. A diamond icon is assigned for this special notification.

Group Messaging and Emoji’s on Xbox Live
As part of the community building, the Xbox One would also feature a group chat messaging that helps fellow gamers send messages to everybody in a single conversation.

Features like adding other players and a predictive dictionary are also available. Additional emoji’s and other symbols can also be access to express emotions in the conversation.

Gamerscore Leaderboard
According to the Xbox Wire, “The Leaderboard now resets at the beginning of each month instead of displaying results for a 30-day rolling period.”

All these cool features wouldn’t be possible without the help of the Preview members who are sincerely giving out feedbacks on improving the game said by the Microsoft, according to a GameSpot report.

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