New Xbox One experience releasing next week for all users

Get ready to experience the fastest and most social Xbox experience yet.

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Microsoft has announced it will be launching its new Xbox One experience on November 12.

The company first revealed its new Xbox One experience during E3 2015 where we learned the console would have a redesigned Home, a new guide, the addition of Cortana, and more. The update was made available for all Xbox One Preview members this past September, and it appears the new experience is now ready to be rolled out to everyone else.

When the new Xbox One experience launches next week, its Home screen will allow users to scroll vertically. Scrolling down will showcase a user’s most recent apps, with each tile having some contextual items that allow you to easily see a number of things, such as messages from developers, who is currently playing, and sharing your latest game clips and screenshots.

Pins have also been moved and are now located below your most recent apps list. In order to access them quickly, users will need to enter the Home screen and pull on the Right Trigger to jump straight to your Pins.

Here’s a video providing a quick overview of what you can expect from the Home screen with more videos expected to be released in the coming days.

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    November 2, 2015 8:12 AM

    Daniel Perez posted a new article, New Xbox One experience releasing next week for all users

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      November 2, 2015 4:54 PM

      Cool finally, I really dislike the current XB1 UI its not a good experience.

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      November 2, 2015 6:28 PM

      In the Preview Program, there is no ability to play music ( in the Media Player app or other apps ) in the background while in a game. WTF, Microsoft! This is 2015! This better be in the full release next week.

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      November 2, 2015 6:45 PM

      the current version out for preview members is nowhere near ready for release. there are bugs everywhere, its sluggish, issues with parties. this is gonna be a mess

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        November 2, 2015 6:46 PM

        I'm hoping the release build is a few versions ahead of the preview. I actually opted out of the preview, due to performance issues. And I'm really tolerant of slow/janky UIs.

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          November 2, 2015 6:53 PM

          the update released over the weekend helped a little, but still feels like its far away. i guess we can just hope for the best

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        November 2, 2015 8:21 PM

        If Windows 10's release is anything to go by it'll be fine. People were saying (based on the previews) that Windows 10 was nowhere near complete. I think the version people in the preview get, and the actual release version are completely different.

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          November 2, 2015 8:24 PM

          Apparently there was a 2-3 month delay on the builds people were seeing on their devices vs what was the "current" live chain at MS for Windows 10. Dunno if that's the same thing for the Xbone but you're right, Win10 betas were horrific and magically became ok at RTM>

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      November 2, 2015 8:58 PM

      So far the preview build sucks donkey blueballs, I have run in multiple hangs and even freezes while playing a game then returning to the home menue.

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      November 2, 2015 9:44 PM

      I wish they'd put pinned apps/games to the left of the home screen again. None of this right trigger shortcut funny business.

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