New Xbox One Update Adds Social Features and an Avatar Store

The latest Xbox One update will add new social features, usability, and an Avatar Store, and it’s rolling out now.

Xbox owners will be able to view who else is in their friends’ parties, check out leaderboards based on Gamerscore, rearrange Pins on the home screen, and a whole lot more.

Also coming to both the Xbox One and the Xbox PC and phone app is an Avatar Store. Here users can purchase add-ons for their Xbox avatars, and even preview the cosmetics in real time.

A full list of new features can be found on Major Nelson. These changes have been available in the Xbox preview program since last month. Starting tomorrow, however, they’ll be available to all Xbox One owners. Xbox app users, meanwhile, should receive an update sometime today.

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