Microsoft Fixes Multiplayer and Party Chat Issues In New Xbox One Update

A minor annoyance is now no more.

Posted By | On 04th, Jun. 2015 Under News


At this point, the major work of overhauling and fixing the Xbox One OS, and its foundation and UI, has been done. Thanks to constant, monthly feature rich updates from the folks at Redmond, the major shortcomings of the Xbox One UI have been patched out and dealt with, and only smaller improvements remain to be made. And that’s what June’s update will bring with it, as one of the longstanding annoyances of the Xbox One UI will be addressed when it goes live.

Specifically, a bug that created issues with party chat notifications, or with initiating the multiplayer mode in several games, appears to have been targeted by this update. As always, right now this update is limited to only the Preview Program, although it should be released to the general public soon.

The patch notes for the update:

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:
  1. Warriors Orochi 3
  2. Dynasty Warriors 8 Empires
  3. Bladestorm : Nightmare
  4. Dead or Alive 5 Last Round
  5. Zombie Army Trilogy
  6. Happy Wars
  7. Sniper Elite 3
  8. Dragonball Xenoverse

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