Microsoft released the November Xbox Firmware Update today. It is being rolled out gradually, and should be available on all Xbox One and Xbox Series X game consoles within 24 hours | S. The update offers many new features, more about them below.
Discord voice channels. It’s now easier for players to communicate on Discord within the Xbox ecosystem. If your Discord account is linked to Xbox, you can now join voice channels from your Discord servers directly from your Xbox console.
Noise suppression in Discord Voice. Only available on Xbox Series X | S. The feature blocks out background noises such as barking dogs and keyboard clicks while still transmitting players’ voices clearly. In the settings, if desired, this can be disabled.A wish list. Players can now share their wishlist of Xbox games (and more) from their console or the Xbox website with family and friends. When you share with them, they’ll get a notification and see their wishlist. They can then choose to “Buy as a Gift” an individual game from the list by sending it to you. When you receive a gift, the givers will receive a notification.
Sale notifications. For games on your wishlist, you’ll now be notified when titles are on sale.
New Captures app for DVR. We have previously shown his work here. In the application, you can conveniently edit clips and screenshots by copying them to an external drive.
Advanced Power Options. Another feature that was previously tested by insiders. Now you can see how much power consumption differs for different Xbox operating modes. New Xbox Series X consoles | S are in power saving mode by default.
Live stream from Twitch, Lightstream and Streamlabs Studio from your Xbox console. Now you can start streaming to the listed services directly from your Xbox.
Ask to join the group. Now it is possible to ask to join a player in a group directly from his profile.Suggestions in settings. The Xbox team has added a new “Recommendations” section in Settings that will let players see what can be done to get the most out of the console.
In addition to the Xbox changes listed above, the November update will give players access to the Xbox Cloud Gaming update. When playing through a cloud service, the gamepad will now vibrate at the right moments when the game is launched through Microsoft Edge and Google Chrome.