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What you need to know
- Microsoft continues to update the Xbox One interface.
- Today, the firm announced a new home screen layout for the console.
- It’s rolling out to select Alpha and Alpha – Skip Ahead members of the Xbox Insider Program this week.
- Expect a wider rollout in the months ahead.
Updated July 24, 2019: Microsoft clarified that the Xbox One’s built-in non-Cortana commands will still work, like “Xbox On” and others. Only Cortana is being removed. Xbox’s Harrison Hoffman confirmed this.
Ever since the Xbox One launched in 2013, Microsoft has continued to iterate on the software. While it was initially slow and quite buggy, now it’s stable and packed with features. Despite the fact that the company’s next console, Project Scarlett, is coming out in Holiday 2020, that hasn’t stopped the team from working on the Xbox One.