The update for the New Xbox One Experience rolled out at the end of the last week and it is a complete transformation of Xbox One, integrating the speed and versatility of Windows 10. Now fans can play Xbox 360 games on Xbox One.The Xbox One is now redesigned to offer the fastest and most social Xbox experience ever.
Here are some of the new experiences that you will enjoy on your Xbox One with this update:
Xbox One Backward Compatibility – You’ll be able to play over a hundred Xbox 360 games on Xbox One starting today, with hundreds more to come. Xbox 360 game play on your Xbox One includes the added benefits of Xbox One features such as screenshots, in-home streaming, and Game DVR. You can even enjoy multiplayer with friends playing Backward Compatible titles on Xbox 360. To start playing your Xbox 360 games on Xbox One after 12pm PST today, refresh your Game Collection to see your pre-purchased, digital Xbox 360 titles from the Backward Compatible title list in your ready to install queue or simply insert the disc for a supported Xbox 360 title and download the game to start playing it on Xbox One. In addition, for a limited time, all Xbox One owners can play backward compatible games on Xbox One with the multiplayer benefits normally available only with an Xbox Live Gold subscription. Take a look at the list of backward compatible games available now, and get started playing today.
A new Xbox One Home makes it faster and easier to get to the things you love. The Home section is also redesigned to provide fast access to the games and apps that you’ve recently used. The new Home also enables you to get to social activities quicker:
- Share your achievements and game clips with the Xbox Live community.
- See whether your friends are playing the same games.
- Access Game Hubs to get breaking news and updates from game developers and the Xbox Live community.
A new guide lets users to access top tasks with just one button press. You can bring up the guide from Home by tapping left with the D-pad or left thumbstick. Or, while playing a game, you can double tap the Xbox button on your controller to instantly overlay the guide – without interrupting your gameplay. You can access your Profile, Friends, and Settings; quickly start a Party; view your Messages and Notifications; and Snap an application all from the new guide, saving you valuable time weaving in and out of apps.