Microsoft updated its Xbox One console in 2016, with the Xbox One S now coming with support for 4K Blu-rays, and a much slimmer design.
But despite the shiny new update, the console still isn’t without its problems.
Last November, Microsoft pushed what was perhaps the biggest update to any of its consoles yet, with the Xbox One user experience switching to one based on Windows 10.
New features have arrived since then, with some having significant effects on how users get to content or keep in touch socially, but none have quite the impact of what is in store with the Xbox One summer update.
We plan to keep Arena in Preview through the holidays to ensure it’s great when we launch it more broadly.
Big thanks to Preview members that have competed in daily Killer Instinct tournaments over the past few weeks – we’ve gotten great feedback.
Here are the main issues with the Related: Best Xbox One deals When it first launched in 2013, the Xbox One didn’t come with backwards compatibility, meaning your old Xbox 360 games wouldn’t work on the new console.
Luckily, Microsoft has since seen the light and added backwards compatibility to the Xbox One.
When backwards compatibility was added in 2015, there were only 104 Xbox 360 games that would work on the Xbox One.
Developers can make games for one single platform, then play them on any device running Windows 10.
Rather excitingly, this means being able to buy games on your Xbox, and then play them on your PC, mobile or tablet, and vice-versa.
For a start, you now have to say "Hey Cortana" before commands rather than "Xbox". However, as Cortana understands contextual speech, there is far greater variety in what is understood.
For example, to turn off the console you could say, "Hey Cortana, turn off my Xbox One."She can also be used as a personal assistant, a la Windows 10 PC, rather than just understand gaming commands.