Xbox One Gets April Update, Adds Friend Notifications and More

Xbox One The Xbox One April update has begun rolling out to systems and will continue over the next few days, according to an announcement on the Major Nelson blog. The latest update initially rolled out last month to users in Microsoft's beta program, an initiative that lets console owners test system updates prior to their official launch, and includes friend notifications, Blu-ray 50 Hz support, Kinect voice and motion improvements and more. The friends notifications will allow users to see when favorites and friends sign in to Xbox Live. According to Microsoft, friends notifications were made a priority in the April update as it was one of the most frequently requested features.The upcoming roll out will also identify friends in multiplayer games in the friends list and the ability to view friends' most popular apps.

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