Xbox One Summer Update (Preview release)

The Xbox One Summer Update releasing to Preview Participants was recently announced on With this announcement, 15 of your ideas are now marked as “In Progress”, with a combined total of 31,256 votes backing the new features under development! With the Xbox One Summer Preview update, select Preview users will soon be able to try out these awesome features! Each week, additional preview members will receive the update until eventually all preview users will have access to the new features. We encourage everyone to try out these features as they become available, so we can continue to make Xbox the best experience for you.

Please continue to vote for your favorite features as well as voting for other suggestions on the site. The features below are now marked “In Progress.” Team Xbox is always looking to implement new features / ideas that you are passionate about seeing implemented.


Cortana is coming to Xbox One in a big way! Preview users will be able to activate Cortana by going to Settings > System > Cortana. Once turned on, simply say “Hey Cortana” and speak your request naturally. Cortana will interpret your request and carry out your commands!

Along with natural language support, Cortana will be able to tell you a joke, recommend movies, update you with web search results, flight status, sports scores, and more! Here are a few of the features you requested for Cortana and Xbox.

Game Collection

The New Game Collections has been updated based on your feedback to be more organized, easier to navigate, and use more of the space on your screen to get you into your games and apps faster than ever!

You can now find My Games & Apps on the home screen, in the upper right corner right next to your current running game or app! You can also get there by saying “Hey Cortana, go to my games & apps.” Here are some of the great features you requested.

Activity Feed

The Activity Feed is where you see what your friends are up to when gaming on Xbox, and we’ve enabled some new functionality to help you personalize how you use the Activity Feed.


The Xbox Store has been redesigned to let you find the games you want faster, and with more information to help you choose your next challenge.

The Clubs & LFG Forum Is Live!

Our newest Feature Area forum, Clubs & LFG, is now live! We've added a bunch of ideas that you can now vote on both in the Feature Area forum and in the Clubs & LFG category of theNew Ideas forum!

Go to the new Clubs & LFG forum and vote for your favorite ideas!

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