The lights are on
Microsoft's Larry Hryb has announced that the Xbox One's new
system update is live, but it may take you a few days to get it.
A post on Hryb's site announces that the February update is
now live and also reminds users how Microsoft handles system updates; Xbox One
systems look for updates when powered off into the "Instant On" mode, and will
automatically download it during off-peak hours. Hryb says that means most
players will get the update over the weekend.
reported, the update allows users to manage their own storage, sort their
download queue, and see the remaining battery power of controllers via an
onscreen indicator. The update also adds support for USB keyboards.
Gamers cried foul over the omission
of some of these basic features at launch, so it's nice to see Microsoft has
responded so quickly to patch them in. Microsoft's method for distributing system updates is a bit odd – I'd rather be able to just download the update when I want to – but I suppose waiting a few days isn't going to hurt anybody.
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