Microsoft has released a new system update preview release on the Xbox One today that includes a number of new features to the console’s dashboard experience.
The update is available now to those in the dashboard beta, but will roll out to the masses early next month. In terms of what it's bringing with it, a new tile transparency option will enable you to decide just how much of your console's custom backgrounds you want to be able to see.
Take a look at the preview video below to see the new features in action.
Here's a run-down of what's new in the February preview:
To get to the game hub for your favorite game, find a game in your pins, recently played list, or , then press the button and select . You can also search for any game in the Xbox Store and click on the game hub tile from the game’s store page.
– New in preview this month, game hubs are the go-to centers for all sorts of interesting content around your favorite games. Every Xbox One game will have a game hub where you can see which of your friends are playing the game, compete with your friends in game leaderboards, dive into the coolest game clips and game broadcasts, and follow the game’s VIPs and top players.
– We listened to your feedback and added additional tile transparency to the Home tiles to make your background images more visible. As a reminder, to set a custom background, go to > > . Note: some items can’t be made transparent due to usage rights/restrictions for certain images.