Xbox Preview is now Xbox Insider, consists of video games and apps in addition to system software program updates

Xbox customers could have extra possibilities to supply Microsoft with suggestions. Keep it civil, friends.


The Xbox Preview program has been renamed Xbox Insider to higher replicate its function: now not restricted to offering sneak peeks on upcoming Xbox One firmware updates, it is going to invite members to opt-in to preview video games and apps, too.

If you’re an Xbox Preview member, congratulations – you’ll be robotically inducted into Xbox Insider. If not, effectively, congratulations to you too: all Xbox customers will have the ability to be part of Xbox Insider quickly. New members gained’t be requested to assist take a look at Xbox One system software program updates, although, so the outdated guard can nonetheless really feel superior to we blow ins.

Anyway, Microsoft has additionally overhauled the outdated Xbox Preview Dashboard and retitled it the Xbox Insider Hub. Here’s the way it has modified:

  • Personalized to offer you extra related bulletins, quests, and Insider content material alternatives to get early entry to pick video games and apps
  • A brand new UI, impressed by the New Xbox One Experience, makes it simpler to search out the precise data and supply extra strong suggestions
  • The Xbox Insider profile card the place your contributions in this system come entrance and middle
  • Support for a number of customers on a console to take part and supply suggestions

The new hub is rolling out step by step, beginning with essentially the most energetic Xbox Preview contributors, so look ahead to an auto-update within the subsequent few weeks.

For extra data on Xbox Insider examine the FAQ or go to the Xbox forums.

Microsoft appears actually eager to supply communication channels to customers, which might be why the Xbox One has improved a lot since launch – and even earlier than launch, truly. Remember when it was going to be have always-on DRM and all of us threw a terrific wobbler..? Good occasions.