NOTE FOR PREVIEW RING 3 PARTICIPANTS:
Tonight we’re releasing the 1703 system update to a subset of the users enrolled in Preview Ring 3.
We know all Xbox One Update Preview participants are eager to check out new features and experiences, and will make 1703 available to all of Preview Ring 3 in the coming weeks.
Thanks for participating in the Xbox One Update Preview and being an Xbox Insider!
HOW TO GET IT
• If your console is in Instant-On mode and you have been selected to receive the update, it will download and install the update and reboot to standby.
• NOTE: Once the update is available to you, you can manually begin the update by launching the Guide and navigating to All Settings > System > Console info & updates.
• If you have been selected to receive the update and your console hasn’t downloaded and installed the update by 4:00 AM PST 3/16/2017, you will be prompted to do so at that time.
OS version released: rs_xbox_dev_flight.170308-1900
Available: 6:00PM PDT 3/15 (1:00AM GMT 16/3)
Check out some of the big features in this update on the Xbox News Wire!
Beam is an innovative and interactive livestreaming service that gives viewers the ability to watch and deeply interact with their favorite game streamers in real-time, and you can now access Beam from the Guide on Xbox One!
You can read more about getting started with Beam in this post in the 1703 Preview Announcements forum.
• Beam App
The Beam app is now installed by default on Xbox One! To get started with the Beam app, navigate to My games & apps and search for Beam. Please use the Beam app and let us know if you encounter any issues via Report a problem.
• Automatic Updates
You can now enable automatic updates independently from your console’s power mode (Instant-On or Energy-saving). To enable automatic updates, navigate to the new updates interface in Settings > System > Updates. Consoles in Energy-saving Mode will download any available updates at shut down. For consoles in Instant-On mode, the experience remains the same.
• Achievement Tracker
You can now control the transparency level and number of achievements in the achievement tracker.
• Party Chat
Party chat will stop functioning when headset audio is switched from Stereo Uncompressed to Windows Sonic while in a party.
Upon resuming from connected standby, you may be prompted to update your controller firmware when no update is available.
Cortana may take a long time to respond when activated while playing certain games.
Some users may not receive certain types of
• Game Clips
After capturing a game clip, the game clip fails to
automatically post to the Activity Feed (if your profile is configured to do
Workaround: Manually view game clips in Profile > Captures > Manage captures and post to the Activity Feed.
• EA Access
The EA Access app may indicate you are not an EA Access subscriber when you are. This does not affect your ability to download or play games from the Vault, or receive discounts on EA titles.
• Settings - Ease of Access
When enabling the Mono output setting in Ease
of Access - Audio, Settings becomes unresponsive, crashes, and fails to launch
on subsequent attempts.
Workaround: To launch Settings, perform a hard reset (hold down the button on the front of the console for five seconds until it fully powers down, then power it back on).
• Settings - Display & sound
The Audio output page is under construction and some of the new settings are not yet functional. New support is planned for Dolby Atmos for home theater, Dolby Atmos for headphones, and more in upcoming builds. An announcement will be made when these new features are ready to try out; enabling these settings now will have no effect.
• Wireless Display
The Wireless Display app fails to launch and immediately crashes to Home.