Xbox One August System Software Update Available in Preview

Posted on July 16, 2015 by Tyler Nienburg

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Microsoft has just rolled out the first of the August System Software Update for Xbox One for preview members. The update is very minor not very visible changes but it is preparation for future updates.

OS version released: xb_rel_1508.150712-2200
Available: 6:00PM PT 7/15 (2AM GMT 16/7) 


  • Minor changes (non user-facing).


  • Mass Effect Backward Compatibility: When streaming Mass Effect using Twitch through Snap, a black bar is output on the stream output (both in the browser and through the Twitch app).
  • Turtle Beach Elite 800X Headset: Participants using this headset are unable to hear the host when moving from one party to another party.
  • Xbox Fitness: When resuming from Instant-On mode and with Xbox Fitness suspended, you may encounter a frozen Kinect preview image, and Kinect interaction will not resume.Workaround: Hard reboot the console.

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