Xbox Feedback Holiday Update 2016
As we roll through Holiday 2016, the Xbox Feedback team wanted to take some time to look back at some of the ideas that have been brought to Xbox this year.
AppsThe Xbox now supports UWP, or Universal Windows Platform, apps! You can find them in the Xbox store on your console! Many of the app requests and other ideas suggested on this site have been fulfilled through free or paid apps available on Xbox One through UWP! We encourage you to visit the store and search for some of your most requested apps to see what is available now!
- Spotify on Xbox One
- The Universal Windows Platform now allows for Windows 10 apps to be adapted for the Xbox One! You can now search the Xbox Store for apps that work with Spotify and background music, and you can expect to see more and more apps as the development community grows to meet demand. You can learn more about developing UWP apps for Xbox One here: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/uwp/xbox-apps/getting-started
- Microsoft Photos App for Xbox One
- The Microsoft Photos app is now available in the Xbox Store! You can use your OneDrive account to view photos on your Xbox One console. The app is available here: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/store/p/microsoft-photos/9wzdncrfjbh4
Friends, Messages, & Activity Feed
- Speech to text when messaging friends
- Voice to text is now available when sending messages to friends! Once you have the message and on-screen keyboard visible, press the view button (or select the mic icon) to begin using voice to text with either Kinect or your headset.
- Predictive Text Messaging
- Predictive Text and Emoji are now available to all users via the Xbox One Holiday Update! You can find out more here http://news.xbox.com/2016/11/10/xbox-holiday-update/
- Xbox Calendar
- LFG and Clubs now allow you to set dates & times for gaming sessions with friends and other players! LFG is now available to all users via the Xbox One Holiday Update. You can find out more here http://news.xbox.com/2016/11/10/xbox-holiday-update/
- Forza on PC
- Forza 6 Apex is now available on PC with full wheel support! Additionally Forza Horizon 3 is part of the Xbox Play Anywhere program, and can be purchased and played on Windows 10! You can find Forza 6 Apex (for free) here https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/store/p/forza-motorsport-6-apex/9nblggh3shm7
- Elder Scrolls: Skyrim - remastered
- The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition is now available with improved art, effects, and mod support! You can find the game here: https://www.microsoft.com/en-US/store/p/The-Elder-Scrolls-V:-Skyrim-Special-Edition/BQ1W1T1FC14W
Parties & Multiplayer
- Group Messaging
- Group messaging is now available to all users via the Xbox One Holiday Update! You can find out more here http://news.xbox.com/2016/11/10/xbox-holiday-update/
- Clan/Team/Group Support
- Clubs are now available to all users via the Xbox One Holiday Update! You can set up private or public teams, post updates, and set LFG requests to play at specific times! You can find out more here http://news.xbox.com/2016/11/10/xbox-holiday-update/
Profile, Achievements, & Game Hubs
- Achievement "Rarity"
- Achievement Rarity is now available to all users via the Xbox One Holiday Update! You can find out more here http://news.xbox.com/2016/11/10/xbox-holiday-update/