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10.0.16299 · Redstone 3 · Fall Creators Update

10.0.16299.1000

28 Sep '17

Dashboard and Cortana

  • Friends will now be represented as avatars on your Home

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue where users may not be able to connect to Party Chat
  • Fixes an issue where sometimes "Ready to Install" content would be missing
  • Fixes an issue where the Guide would show an excessive number of unread notifications
  • Fixes an issue where video playback in the Activity Feed would crash
  • Fixes a number of issues with content in the Mixer tab for users in Australia, New Zealand and other Asia-Pacific regions
  • Fixes an issue where the "Edit message text" disclaimer would overlap the message text entered in the Guide
  • Fixes a number of unknown issues with sign-in
  • Fixes an issue where a black screen would appear when selecting a game from Looking For Groups
  • Fixes an issue where the Guide would crash when loading Recent captures
  • Fixes an issue where users may not be able to navigate between tabs in Profile, Clubs and Game Hub
  • Fixes an issue that resulted in users being prompted with "That didn't work" when accessing a Club

10.0.16299.3006

30 Sep '17

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue where users would not be able to connect to Party Chat
  • Fixes an issue which might result in voices sounding distant or garbled
  • Fixes an issue that caused skipping audio
  • Fixes an issue where some users microphones would stop working within some games
  • Fixes an issue where "Ready to Install" content might be missing
  • Fixes an issue where small sections of recorded gameplay may be corrupt
  • Fixes an issue where game saves might take a long time to sync or fail completely
  • Fixes an issue where colors in the Guide might appear overly saturated

10.0.16299.3008

2 Oct '17

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue where Games with Gold lounge would not launch from the tile on Home
  • Fixes an issue that resulted in stuttering in Netflix
  • Fixes an issue where some apps may fail to launch
  • Fixes an issue where sometimes a white frame would appear in recorded game clips
  • Fixes a number of unknown issues with Blu-Ray HDR playback
  • Fixes an issue where TVs would be prevented from switching to HDR mode when playing 4K UHD HDR content
  • Fixes an issue where Party Chats would have poor audio quality shortly after starting a session
  • Fixes an issue where sometimes Party Chats would disconnect

10.0.16299.3014

5 Oct '17

Settings and behavior

  • Downloading 4K game content is now possible
  • Settings can now be saved on an external Games & Apps storage device to be used when setting up a new Xbox

And further

  • Unknown enhancements to graphics and performance in some games

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue that resulted in Games & Apps to fail to show network transfers in in progress in the Queue
  • Fixes an issue that kept games from launching
  • Fixes an issue that would result in poor audio quality when launching a Party Chat session
  • Fixes an issue that resulted in Party Chat voices to sound distorted or robotic
  • Fixes an issue where Party Chat would disconnect
  • Fixes issues that resulted in degraded Party Chat performance
  • Fixes an issue that kept games clips from being uploaded
  • Fixes an issue that caused a white frame to appear in recorded game clips
  • Fixes an issue that could result in the console crashing unexpectedly
  • Fixes an issue where some USB webcams would not function properly
  • Fixes an issue where Forza Motorspot 7 would fail to launch
  • Fixes an issue that prevented notifications from popping up
  • Fixes an issue that caused Skype to crash when receiving an incoming call
  • Fixes an issue that resulted in 3D Blu-Rays being played in 2D
  • Fixes a number of issues with Blu-Ray HDR playback
  • Fixes an issue that prevented Games with Gold lounge from launhing from the tile on Home
  • Fixes an issue where Netflix would stutter
  • Fixes an issue that kept TVs from switching to HDR mode when playing 4K UHD HDR content
  • Fixes an issue where Movies & TV would crash when resuming playback

10.0.16299.3018

6 Oct '17 6 Oct '17

Guide

  • Improves the UI when multiple accounts a signed in

Settings and behavior

  • Improved user interface on the Backup & transfer page
  • Improved What's new UI after upgrading to a new version of the Xbox OS

And further

  • Improved performance for indicating when the Guide is open or content is being downloaded in the background

Fixed issues

  • Fixes a number of issues that resulted in a degraded Party Chat experience
  • Fixes an issue that resulted in the Guide crashing when navigating
  • Fixes an issue that resulted in the Friends list being empty
  • Fixes an issue that resulted in colors in 4K/HDR game content being displayed incorrectly
  • Fixes an issue that resulted in 4K/HDR screenshots being displayed incorrectly in the Guide
  • Fixes an issue where Narrator would fail to read longer text excerpts
  • Fixes an issue where Narrator would stop when encountering large blank spaces in text excerpts
  • Fixes an issue in the initial console set up experience for the Arabic language
  • Fixes an issue where content in the Guide would be displayed unlocalized
  • Fixes an issue where the dashboard would crash when navigating between tabs on home
  • Fixes an issue where Cortana would fail to work in Games & Apps

10.0.16299.3023

7 Oct '17 8 Oct '17

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an isuse that resulted in degraded Party Chat performance while playing or downloading a game
  • Fixes an issue that resulted in Mixer to stop streaming under some conditions
  • Fixes an issue where Narrator would use the default voice when another voice was set by the user
  • Fixes an isuse that would result in Home crashing under some conditions

10.0.16299.3027

9 Oct '17

And further

  • A number of improvements to localized content on Home and the Guide

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue where disc based games may not be able to launch
  • Fixes an issue where game performance would go down while using the Guide or Party Chat
  • Fixes an issue that prevented the Store from updating correctly

10.0.16299.3029

10 Oct '17 10 Oct '17 11 Oct '17 11 Oct '17

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue which could cause the Guide to crash

10.0.16299.3031

13 Oct '17 13 Oct '17 13 Oct '17 13 Oct '17 16 Oct '17

Dashboard and Cortana

  • The Xbox UI has been redesigned to use the Microsoft Fluent Design System
  • You can now add games and friends to your dashboard's home
  • Improved performance in the dashboard
  • The pin block can now hold up to 40 pins
  • The two discovery slots now show more relevant content with clearer descriptions and visual improvements
  • You can now upvote and downvote what the discovery slots are showing
  • Seeing your custom background images in Home has been made easier
  • Improved navigation with a peak at what's below Home
  • Friends will now be represented as avatars on your Home

Games & Apps

  • You can now filter games by Xbox One X enhanced, 4K games and HDR games
  • Game Hubs now have a welcome page that features content around your game like your closes achievements, which friends are playing and popular community content
  • Games and apps can now be send between Xbox One consoles over your local network connection

Guide

  • The Guide has been redesigned with new tab flyouts
  • You can now quickly switch between tabs with the left thumb stick
  • A new Action center has been added to the Guide next to sign-in, achievements, multiplayer, people, Home and recent, messages, broadcasts and captures
  • The pins flyout can now hold up to 40 pins
  • The Broadcast tab has been redesigned to include more info on your Mixer account
  • Active parties and broadcasts will now be shown on the Guide's landing page
  • Tournaments have been added to the "Multiplayer" tab
  • Game invites are now shown in the Multiplayer tab instead of the Action center
  • Recent Achievements are now shown in the Archievements tab instead of the Action center
  • Improves the UI when multiple accounts a signed in

Broadcasting

  • Mixer can now broadcast at up to 1080p
  • You can now capture GameDVR at 1080p
  • GameDVR now allows you to capture to an external drive

Settings and behavior

  • You can now bulk-copy content between hard drives
  • Right-to-left language support has been added
  • Notifications will now be visible from far away
  • Screen dimming has been improved to prevent ghosting as well as improvements to work better with enhanced notifications
  • You can now enable a light theme
  • Support for third party USB cameras is now available
  • The screen dimming effect is now a bit less dark
  • Downloading 4K game content is now possible
  • Settings can now be saved on an external Games & Apps storage device to be used when setting up a new Xbox
  • Improved user interface on the Backup & transfer page
  • Improved What's new UI after upgrading to a new version of the Xbox OS

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue where games would not launch due to an installation not complete error
  • Fixes an issue which could cause a E100 error when powering on the console after installing a system update

10.0.16299.3033

20 Oct '17 20 Oct '17 21 Oct '17 21 Oct '17

And further

  • Unknown fixes and enhancements

Fixed issues

  • Fixes a number of issues that kept games from launching due to installation errors
  • Fixes an issue where some sections in Games & Apps would be blank
  • Fixes an issue where Games & Apps would crash
  • Fixes an issue where Party Chat would randomly disconnect
  • Fixes an issue where users would not be able to join matchmaking sessions which were previously at their maximum capacity
  • Fixes an issue where Home would crash
  • Fixes an issue where HDR content may fail to play after resuming the console from connected standby
  • Fixes an issue where colors in HDR screenshots and game clips might not be correct
  • Fixes an issue where some screenshots shared on OneDrive would not be visible on all platforms
  • Fixes an issue where the Friends In Games page would appear blank for Xbox 360 titles
  • Fixes an issue where no notification would be shown when a new user joined a party
  • Fixes an issue where custom messages provided by applicants who want to join in LFG would not appear for hosts
  • Fixes an issue where Cortana might fail to recognize some voice commands
  • Fixes an issue where closed captioning and subtitles might fail to display in some apps
  • Fixes an issue where Edge may crash under some scenarios
  • Fixes an issue which might cause system updates to get stuck of fail
  • Fixes an issue where the Guide would not be able to launch following sign in
  • Fixes an issue where Skype would fail to connect to a call after terminating a previous call

10.0.16299.3036

22 Oct '17 22 Oct '17 23 Oct '17 23 Oct '17 30 Oct '17

Dashboard

  • When adding a new content block to home while the list is full, you'll now get a more informative notification

Arena

  • Selecting "Create" will now make a new tournament instantly

And further

  • Unknown fixes and enhancements for improved performance

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue that caused the console to get stuck in 24hz mode after playing a 3D Blu-Ray disc
  • Fixes an issue where game trails would report an incorrect remaining time
  • Fixes an issue that caused game saves to fail to sync
  • Fixes an issue where video and audio would stutter in games
  • Fixes a number of issues that resulted in Home to crash
  • Fixes an issue where some users may not be able to sign in
  • Fixes an issue where users had to reboot their console to make a second call in Skype
  • Fixes a number of issues with system updates getting stuck or failing completely
  • Fixes an issue where some colors would be displayed incorrectly in Blu-Ray content

10.0.16299.4016

27 Oct '17 31 Oct '17 31 Oct '17

Profile & Activity feed

  • Games without unlocked achievements can now be hidden from your personal and public view in your profile

Settings and behavior

  • New notifications for when your system goes idle, LFG posts, broadcast and Achievements
  • During initial setup, you can now restore your settings from the cloud
  • TV and OneGuide settings can now be backed up
  • Its now easier to enable 4K output out of the box
  • It will now be easier to purchase content if online safety is enabled thanks to new passkey/password challanges on the Xbox dashboard

Apps

Store

  • Apps, games and DLCs can now be gifted to friends

And further

  • The Xbox app for iOS and Android can now finish setup of an Xbox One X whiel it is downloading the day one update
  • Improved Party Chat stability

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue that kept users from adding new content blocks to Home
  • Fixes an issue where Party Chat would disconnect
  • Fixes an issue where the console would get stuck showing video content in 24hz after Blu-Ray playback
  • Fixes an issue that caused 3D Blue-Rays to play in 2D
  • Fixes an issue where Dolby Atmos settings would reset after resuming from connected standby

10.0.16299.4025

3 Nov '17

Dashboard and Cortana

  • Club blocks can now be added to Home
  • New blocks can be added to Home with the "Add More" section at the bottom of Home

Guide

  • Mini Game Hubs have been added to the Guide

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue where the Blu-Ray player would freeze when playing 3D content
  • Fixes an issue with corrupted graphics when playing 3D Blu-Ray content
  • Fixes an issue with a black screen when playing 3D Blu-Ray content
  • Fixes an issue that prevented players from converting worlds in Minecraft

10.0.16299.4028

5 Nov '17 6 Nov '17 7 Nov '17

Games & Apps

  • It is now possible to check if a game has downloadable Xbox One X assets

And further

  • Improved performance in games, guide and Party Chat

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue where users would hear "tinny" audio
  • Fixes an issue where joining a Party Chat would result in a "Party encountered an error. Something went wrong with your party. Try again later. [0x8923102B]"-error
  • Fixes an issue where 4K videos would not launch and get stuck in opening state
  • Fixes an issue where Dolby Atmos settings would reset after resuming from connected standby
  • Fixes an issue where Cortana skills would not work for third-party apps
  • Fixes an issue where canceled game installs would go into a corrupt state
  • Fixes an issue where Resume All would stop the installation of running items and start installing the last resumed item in Games & Apps
  • Fixes an issue where a game would fail to launch due to activation timeouts

10.0.16299.4031

8 Nov '17 9 Nov '17 9 Nov '17

And further

  • Unknown fixes and enhancements in Games & Apps
  • Unknown fixes and enhancements in Guide

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue where Party Chat audio would stutter or pop

10.0.16299.4033

10 Nov '17

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue that caused Party Chat to crash
  • Fixes an issue where games would fail to launch
  • Fixes an issue where Game DVR would fail to record audio in game clips
  • Fixes an issue that caused downscaled video to play when viewing 4K vide trailers in the Store
  • Fixes an issue that kept players from matchmaking or joining matches
  • Fixes an issue where Dolby Atmos would provide audio output incorrectly
  • Fixes an issue where Narrator stops reading before finishing a text

10.0.16299.4036

11 Nov '17

Media

  • 4K VP9 video playback support has been added

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue where installing a game update would cause the game to reinstall completely upon completion
  • Fixes an issue that kept games on external HDDs that are not registered on the console from appearing in the update section of Games & Apps
  • Fixes an issue where graphical artifacts, textures, occlusion and compression for some games would appear at the platform level
  • Fixes an issue where notifications for messaging, parties and achievements would not show
  • Fixes an issue where Network Transfer between consoles would not show the source console
  • Fixes an issue in the HDD Profile backup feature that kept gamerpics from being loaded
  • Fixes multiple localization issues
  • Fixes an issue where videos in the activity feed would appear with black video playback
  • Fixes an issue with crackling audio in some Part chats

10.0.16299.4037

12 Nov '17 12 Nov '17 12 Nov '17 13 Nov '17 16 Nov '17

Dashboard and Cortana

  • Club blocks can now be added to Home
  • New blocks can be added to Home with the "Add More" section at the bottom of Home

Games & Apps

  • It is now possible to check if a game has downloadable Xbox One X assets

Guide

  • Mini Game Hubs have been added to the Guide

Profile & Activity feed

  • Games without unlocked achievements can now be hidden from your personal and public view in your profile

Media

  • 4K VP9 video playback support has been added

Settings and behavior

  • New notifications for when your system goes idle, LFG posts, broadcast and Achievements
  • During initial setup, you can now restore your settings from the cloud
  • TV and OneGuide settings can now be backed up
  • Its now easier to enable 4K output out of the box
  • It will now be easier to purchase content if online safety is enabled thanks to new passkey/password challanges on the Xbox dashboard

Apps

Store

  • Apps, games and DLCs can now be gifted to friends

And further

  • The Xbox app for iOS and Android can now finish setup of an Xbox One X whiel it is downloading the day one update
  • 4K VP9 video playback support has been added
  • Improved Party Chat stability

And further

  • Unknown fixes and enhancements

10.0.16299.4038

18 Nov '17 18 Nov '17 19 Nov '17 19 Nov '17

Fixed issues

  • Fixes a number of issues with Dolby Atmos for Home Theator
  • Fixes an issue where 2017 LG TVs would no longer have sound problems when Atmos is enabled on the TV

10.0.16299.4040

21 Nov '17 21 Nov '17 22 Nov '17 22 Nov '17

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue where users would not be able to see details of Team LFGs
  • Fixes an issue to reduce the chance that home would crash when taking a screenshot

10.0.16299.4042

27 Nov '17 27 Nov '17 28 Nov '17 28 Nov '17

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue where the Guide would crash
  • Fixes an issue where games would fail to install
  • Fixes an issue where streaming video apps would fail to show videos and ads

10.0.16299.4046

30 Nov '17 30 Nov '17

Fixed issues

  • fixes an issue where streaming video content would result in a crash

10.0.16299.4053

2 Dec '17 2 Dec '17 3 Dec '17 3 Dec '17

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue that kept users from navigating back by pressing B in the Store
  • Fixes an issue where child accounts with family restriction would retain their restriction after being graudated to an adult account
  • Fixes an issue where Party Chat audio would be lost or voice quality would not be as expected
  • Fixes an issue where AVRs with HDMP-Passthrough should no longer break Dolby Atmos for Home Theater if the TV and console are turned on before the AVR

10.0.16299.4055

4 Dec '17 4 Dec '17 5 Dec '17 5 Dec '17 7 Dec '17

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue where some wireless networks would be missing from the list of available networks while scanning for networks
  • Fixes an issue where networks would disconnect when using a wireless connection
  • Fixes an issue where installing, updating or launching some games and apps would fail in the Asian and Pacific regions

10.0.16299.5071

8 Jan '18

Guide

  • You can now see Mini Game Hubs in the Guide

Profile & Activity feed

  • You can now set your status to "Do not disturb"
  • The community feed will show a couple of the most recent comments
  • You can now see who liked your comments

Settings and behavior

  • You can now set your Xbox to shut down after two, three, four and five hours

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue where narrator would fail to read large amounts of text

10.0.16299.4059

12 Jan '18 12 Jan '18 22 Jan '18 22 Jan '18

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue where the Guide or Home would fail to display, appear black or crash
  • Fixes a number of issues for developers

10.0.16299.5076

14 Jan '18

Guide

  • The "Guide Game Pass Discovery Tile"-tile has been added to the Guide which will show a random Game Pass Game tile

Settings and behavior

  • You can now choose at which time the light theme has to be enabled and disabled

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue where screenshots could failt to display in Report a problem or on the console
  • Fixes an issue where Party Chats would crash when in the Guide

10.0.16299.5085

19 Jan '18 20 Jan '18

And further

  • Unknown fixes and enhancements

10.0.16299.5088

23 Jan '18

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue where the incorrect profile color would be displayed after powering the console
  • Fixes an issue where the console would get stuck at a loading screen when downloading a system update
  • Fixes an issue that caused the Guide to crash due to a Party Chat

10.0.16299.5089

24 Jan '18 25 Jan '18 26 Jan '18

Games & Apps

  • "Xbox Game Pass" has been added to "My games & apps" for users with a Game Pass subscription and allows you to quickly install available games

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue where the Kinect setup would fail when tuning the audio
  • Fixes an issue where network transfer would no longer work when initiated ona console on version 1802

10.0.16299.5090

25 Jan '18

Fixed issues

  • Fixes multiple issues to improve Game chat reliability in games
  • Fixes an issue where you would see an incorrect langauge code for some installed language packs

10.0.16299.5093

27 Jan '18 29 Jan '18 29 Jan '18

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue where downloading content would not resume downloading or installing after a reboot in My games & apps
  • Fixes an issue where some games would failt to launch after being installed until a reboot occured
  • Fixes a number of issues to imrpove the Party Chat reliability that caused long joining times
  • Fixes an issue where users would see incorrect translations of strings
  • Fixes an issue where the wrong profile color would be used after turning on the console

10.0.16299.5097

30 Jan '18 31 Jan '18 31 Jan '18

Guide

  • The Guide can now show in-progress installations at the bottom of a tile
  • Selecting the in-progress installations tile will show items in a queue and their status and allows you to pause or cancel an installation

And further

  • Unknown fixes and enhancements

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue that causes some elements in Profile to appear misaligned
  • Fixes an issue that caused unexpected crashes on Home

10.0.16299.5101

31 Jan '18 2 Feb '18 2 Feb '18 2 Feb '18 7 Feb '18

Games & Apps

  • "Xbox Game Pass" has been added to "My games & apps" for users with a Game Pass subscription and allows you to quickly install available games

Guide

  • You can now see Mini Game Hubs in the Guide
  • The "Guide Game Pass Discovery Tile"-tile has been added to the Guide which will show a random Game Pass Game tile
  • The Guide can now show in-progress installations at the bottom of a tile
  • Selecting the in-progress installations tile will show items in a queue and their status and allows you to pause or cancel an installation

Profile & Activity feed

  • You can now set your status to "Do not disturb"
  • The community feed will show a couple of the most recent comments
  • You can now see who liked your comments

Settings and behavior

  • You can now set your Xbox to shut down after two, three, four and five hours
  • You can now choose at which time the light theme has to be enabled and disabled

Fixed issues

  • Fixes an issue that caused some content to be missing from My Games & Apps
  • Fixes an issue where a black bar would appear in a Twitch stream when opening Settings
  • Fixes an issue where the dynamic switching between the Light and Dark theme would occur at the wrong time

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