But it’s not just about the looks here, either…
Microsoft has been testing their new take on avatars for Xbox users for a while now. Now, at last, they are available for everyone. The brand new system update for Xbox One, which is available to download right now, adds brand new avatars to the system.
They aren’t the only new addition, either— you now have the ability to navigate the Xbox One using Cortana and Alexa enabled devices, thanks to Microsoft’s Cortana integration with Amazon’s Alexa. Dolby Vision video streaming is also available on Xbox One, which continues the trend of the console being the go-to media hub for fans this generation (remember, the PS4 doesn’t offer UHD Blu-Ray playback on even the PS4 Pro), and five additional languages are now supported on the Narrator, those being Portuguese, Spanish, Polish, Swedish, and Dutch.
As is always the case, if you have auto updates enabled, and leave your Xbox One in Instant On mode, then it will have downloaded the update automatically, and you just have to apply it. If not, you can always go into the settings to force the update yourself.