Microsoft Launches May Xbox One Update Today, Features Discord Support

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This version of the Xbox OS comes with some new features, including 120Hz support, and much more. What you'll find more useful as an Xbox One owner is Discord support which allows you to find friends playing on Xbox through the application and display your status.

It was just over a month ago that Microsoft announced the next feature update for the Xbox ONe family of consoles, version 1805.

The latest update also introduces account linking between Discord and Xbox Live profiles. You'll need to head to the linked social accounts settings menu on Xbox one to find this option.

"As part of our ongoing effort to continually improve the Xbox experience, we've got a feature-packed update that enables you to get even more out of your console with some exciting new features", Microsoft's Patrick Perkins explains. This will also allow players to start Mixer broadcasts from anywhere on Xbox One, making streaming easier than ever.

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"Xbox One continues to help parents keep their families safe with updates to family settings". You can also link via the Discord app on PC or Mobile. Now you'll be able to play online and explore the galaxies with company.

Thanks to this update, you can now trim clips directly from the Guide. Some settings, such as activity reports and Screen Time Limits, can only be accessed through the web: "We'll identify those settings and provide links where parents can easily set them up". There's now a new "Groups" tab present in the "My Games & apps" section, allowing you to make custom folders for games and apps you want to group together.

'Some of the button commands throughout the dashboard are being refreshed for easier navigation. And finally, with the new intuitive button commands, you can use the "View" button on Home to edit the order of blocks or reorder items within Groups.