Xbox One to Get Friend Notificiations in April Update

Finally! Friend notifications will be returning to Xbox One as part of its next system update, with new features now being rolled out to participants of Microsoft’s update preview program. Notifications, which pop-up when a friend signs in to Xbox Live and starts a game, was a feature of the Xbox 360 but did not make it to the Xbox One in time for launch. Since then, Microsoft has said notifications have become one of the most frequently requested features. Also in the next Xbox One update preview are improvements to Kinect and GameDVR and more on-screen information about saves and updates for games and apps. It is currently unknown when every Xbox One owner will get to sample the new features, but it should (fingers crossed) arrive sometime in April. Microsoft rolled out its last major Xbox One update at the start of March, which brought back party chat and Twitch integration in time for Titanfall.

Read the full story at GameSpot and the full list of features at Xbox’s Major Nelson’s blog.

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