Preview ALPHA Ring - new build available at 6.00pm PDT today.

You can read more about the features coming in this update on the Xbox News Wire. (

NOTE: Not all planned features for this update are available at this time.

We have just posted this to the Xbox Forums (restricted access via Xbox Insider membership) and I wanted to share here.

• If your console is in Instant-On mode and you have been selected to receive the update, it will download and install the update and reboot to standby.
• NOTE: Once the update is available to you, you can manually begin the update by launching the Guide and navigating to All Settings > System > Updates.
• If you have been selected to receive the update and your console hasn’t downloaded and installed the update by 1:00 AM PDT 4/23/2017, you will be prompted to do so at that time.

OS version released: rs2_release_xbox_1705.170418-1701 Available: 6:00PM PDT 4/21 (1:00AM GMT 22/4)

  • Pressing the menu button while the main tile is selected on home should now raise the contextual menu.

  • You will be unable to access the Store when the console is set to one of the following language and region configurations: English (Greece), English (Czech Republic), English (Hungary), English (Slovakia). This issue will be resolved in an upcoming update. Workaround: Set the console to a language and region configuration which is not one of the four mentioned above.

Party Overlay
  • Small black squares may be displayed on screen after using the party overlay. Workaround: Disable the party overlay when you are not in a party.

Source: Xbox One Insider Program - April 21st : New Preview ALPHA Build Available (1705.170418-1701) : xboxone