Xbox One System Software Updates in Preview Fix Multiplayer and Party Chat Issues
Members of the Xbox One preview program having trouble with multiplayer in some games or with party chat notifications, will be happy to know that system update will alleviate the issues. Microsoft released two new patches to the preview version of June’s Xbox One system software update over the past two days.
The patch notes for both can be viewed below:
OS version released: xb_rel_1506.150530-0007
Available: 12:00PM PT 5/31 (1AM GMT 6/2)
- A fix for an issue users have reported regarding notifications not working when setting up a party chat session.
OS version released: xb_rel_1506.150531-2200
Available: 6:00PM PT 6/1 (1AM GMT 6/3)
- This contains fixes addressing Multiplayer issues : You should no longer have issues starting or joining multiplayer matches with the following titles:
- Warriors Orochi 3
- Dynasty Warriors 8 Empires
- Bladestorm : Nightmare
- Dead or Alive 5 Last Round
- Zombie Army Trilogy
- Happy Wars
- Sniper Elite 3
- Dragonball Xenoverse
Program Manager Emily Hanson mentions that something “big” is coming at E3.
If this month feels a little light, don’t worry – we are working on some planned *BIG* E3 announcements. In the meantime, we will be continuing to preview the items previously released to continue to get feedback and work towards making them available to everyone, so keep that feedback coming!
An Xbox Daily video show during E3, which will be hosted by Larry ‘Major Nelson’ Hryb and Graeme Boyd, Xbox Live’s Acey Bongos.
The hour-long show, which will stream on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at 7 p.m. ET, will include guests like Head of Xbox Phil Spencer and developers from 343 Industries, Turn 10 Studios, Crystal Dynamics and others.
Microsoft promises that E3 will give players the chance “see the greatest games lineup in Xbox history”.
One or more titles from Rare are also expected, as well as a reveal of the new Crackdown title.
Microsoft’s E3 press conference gets underway at 5:30pm on June 15, with the show beginning one day later on June 16.