The October NXOE Update Details

A new update now available for Xbox Preview Programme members brings fixes to the New Xbox One Experience, as well as offering new quests. Here’s the official list:


  • Game updates: You should no longer encounter a “Getting ready…” message followed by an infinite loading screen when updating games (Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, Grand Theft Auto V, etc.) with an external storage device attached.
  • Live TV:
    • When watching Live TV, the screen may dim after a short period of time.
    • The OneGuide pin doesn’t function. You can launch OneGuide using the app, voice commands, or from the OneGuide twist.
    • Australian users will no longer encounter a “Blocked Content” error on all channels when using the USB TV Tuner.
  • Xbox Preview Dashboard: You should no longer encounter freezes or crashes when navigating the Xbox Preview Dashboard app.
  • Global speech overlay:
    • Suggestions are currently present in Global Speech Overlay.
    • Contextual commands are present in Global Speech Overlay.


Featured Feedback Opportunities

Remember to check the Preview Dashboard app to find Quests; the two highlighted for this release are:

  •   Take a photo: This quest encourages you to try out the new Xbox One Avatar experience, and give us your feedback.
  •   Highlight Reel: In this quest, try out the features of the new Upload Studio app.


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4 thoughts on “The October NXOE Update Details”

  1. is there anyway not to get this update at all, tried it on the preview program and hate it.

  2. V Meldrew says:

    how’s about a couple more 360 games for preview like gears 3 and red dead redemption?

  3. notstrong says:

    this update has been massively improved since its first release and works a treat now once you work out how to navigate it

  4. J-ROC® says:

    @Gaming_forever1 edge keeps crashing,

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