Microsoft fans owners have been waiting a long time for this. The Xbox Summer update is here. While most fans are glowing in the fact that they will finally have the option for background music, there are a lot more features to be excited about from this update. Everything rolling out from the Summer update is listed out, so let’s take a look at what’s in store.

  • Background Music – Finally players will be able to listen to their favorite tunes while playing gaming away.
  • Cortana on Xbox One – Cortana is now on Microsoft’s latest console, and not just in a Halo game. With her voice commands, you can control the whole device. She even works with a headset or a Kinect. She is your “personal digital assistant for gaming.”
  • Improved Game Collection – The Game Collection interface has been improved for easy management. You can sort the titles in numerous ways to easily find what you are looking for.
  • Language Region Independence – Now, wherever your location, you can have control of your language on the device.
  • Xbox and Windows Store convergence  – The Windows store is now combined with the usual store on the console, becoming one entity for convenience and simple interface.
  • Facebook Friend Finder – You can now connect your Facebook account to your Live account and find friends through the console.
  • Improved sharing on Xbox One – Screenshots, clips, and more are now easier to share with your friends.

There are also more updates via Windows 10 and the Xbox app for mobile. You can go to Xbox Wire to see all of these for yourself. In the meantime, chat with Cortana, plays some games, and listen to some great tunes. The Summer update has arrived.

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