Delays Force Microsoft to Roll Out Major Xbox Update in Phases

Microsoft’s major software update for the Xbox continues to face delays. In a statement late this afternoon, Microsoft apologized and said that “within a few hours the first customers will begin to receive the update.” It’s unclear who will get the update because it is not based on geography. The new dashboard, which was supposed to launch this morning, will add both voice control and new content to the gaming console.


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