News – Xbox One interface update planned
Microsoft have had a fair bit of flack for the Xbox One interface, which has made certain things more difficult to achieve than it was on the Xbox 360, so the company have been listening to feedback and are planning to release a major update.
“The feedback we’ve gotten is pretty valid,” said Microsoft’s chief product officer Marc Whitten, “some of the social stuff is hidden or harder to use than it was on the Xbox 360. So you’re gonna see us come out with an update where, well, we’re going to fix those things. As a person who’s been pretty involved in building Xbox Live for the last decade, I take it pretty seriously when people say it’s harder to get into a party, and the defaults aren’t right, and I don’t like the model.
“So what I’m trying to do with the team is kind of theme some stuff up. Let’s take an update and really go through a big list of what we’re hearing from customers, what we know is broken with the architecture, areas that we want to improve or complete. I think that’s a theme you’ll really see us push on — that Live experience.”
No time frame as to when the update might appear has been announced.