Social and Mobile features heat up this summer with next Xbox One update

Larry Hryb, Xbox Live's Major Nelson, chats with Richard Irving from the Xbox Engineering team to discuss the updates coming in August. New updates include the ability to Like, Share and Comment on your Activity Feed.

Also coming in August is Mobile Purchase, where you can use Xbox One SmartGlass and the web to purchase Games and Add Ons with the option to have them download immediately to your Home console.

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oneluckybullet1241d ago

I like it. now give me my pre order and pre load option

thrust1241d ago

The updates are amazing!

XB1_PS41241d ago

The updates are one of the best parts about owning an XB1 at the moment. They're taking the input, and making progress. The new achievement snap feature is quickly turning into my most used feature.

tbone5671241d ago

xbox got bluray 3d faster than PS4. WAttt!!

Mr Pumblechook1241d ago (Edited 1241d ago )

Yes the updates are regular but a part of that is including features already on PlayStation 4 including Activity Feed. I want to see Microsoft develop their own unique features.

HaveAll31241d ago

I love the new achievement leaderboard wish they done that a lot sooner and finally 3-D

Gozer1241d ago (Edited 1241d ago )

The Activity Feed has been present since launch for the X1. The comment and like functions are new.

Mr Pumblechook1241d ago

@Gozer. I don't have an Xbone yet so thanks for clarifying that.

DLConspiracy1241d ago

Yeah I think these are great. They are making it more social than it already is. I love it.

4Sh0w1241d ago (Edited 1241d ago )

Damm microsoft are doing an excellent job supporting their console since launch. They have been very responsive when it comes to acting on feedback. I like it, my X1 has really taken over my living room.

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XB1_PS41241d ago

This. I struggle to understand why that's not on there already. It seems painfully obvious to me that it should be there. I would've given them at least $180 for Sunset Overdrive, Halo, and Destiny already... If my attention sways to another game, they might not get that money from me.

AngelicIceDiamond1241d ago

One of THE most significant updates since the March update.

nicksetzer11241d ago (Edited 1241d ago )

I gotta say, every single part of this update looks amazing, and soo much of it was directly from user feedback which is great that they are listening. The new leadership (no don, no balmer, etc) and direction that MS has taken is really impressive, especially in such a short time.

FanboyKilla1241d ago

@pumblechook ps 4 has features? like what name them please. i have been using mine wrong.

Ghost_of_Tsushima1241d ago (Edited 1241d ago )

This is one great thing about Microsoft they really do a great job with the dashboard updates. I really like all these new features. The new leaderboards on the dashboard are great.

AngelicIceDiamond1241d ago

The leaderboards on the dashboard is very nice feature.

I also find it funny because Peter Moliuneux didn't want the new consoles to focus on "a new way to integrate Facebook on console"

Like, comment, and send game clips to friends sounds very facebooky to me lol hes mad.

Peter probably wants an indie store front more than anything that's probably why hes been complaining.

Dontworrybhappy1240d ago

Riiiight. Totes ma gotes want the preload feature.

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TRD4L1fe1241d ago

no your not, i strongly believe you dont even own an XB1

nicksetzer11241d ago

I don't think he owns any next gen consoles at all, to be perfectly honest.

JBSleek1241d ago

Also there is finally 3D bluray playback.

JBSleek1241d ago

Yes. If you want to know all the feature coming in August.

Volkama1241d ago

Oh! I can finally say farewell to my PS3!

Well, when I get my xbox fixed anyway.

Bonkerz1241d ago

Damn good update, MS! The mobile ordering, the friends list thing looks awesome way better then it was. 3D support is quite cool i know alot of people been asking for it. A lot of nice features, the console truly just gets better every month. So does this verify that preloading, preordering is coming next month? Im sure they are gonna wanna test it before launching it since we already know its definitely coming before sunset overdrive.

SteamPowered1241d ago

I hope MS takes a page from the Steam App. You can purchase and download games right to your PC and have them ready by the time you get home. You can also chat your friends on the Steam App. This is so handy and I would love being able to remotely download my new purchases for consoles.

Volkama1241d ago (Edited 1241d ago )

I want steam's wish list. And prices obviously, but that's less likely :-(

mhunterjr1241d ago

According to the video, this is how it works...

SteamPowered1241d ago

So youre saying Microsoft blatantly ripped off the Steam app? Thats a bold statement Mr....

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