April 26th: New Preview Alpha 1905 Update (1910.190424-1940)

Starting at 2:00 p.m. PST today, members of the Xbox One Preview Alpha Ring will begin receiving the latest 1905 Xbox One system update (19H1_RELEASE_XBOX_DEV_190518362.3038.190424-1940) Read on for more about the new features, fixes and known issues in the latest 1905 system update.



  • OS version released: 19H1_RELEASE_XBOX_DEV_190518362.3038.190424-1940
  • Available: 2:00PM PDT 4/26/19
  • Mandatory Date/Time: 3:00 AM PDT 4/27/19


New Features:

The 1905 features are highlighted here in a new blog post  https://news.xbox.com/en-us/2019/04/25/improvements-to-xbox-game-pass-friends-list-and-messaging-coming-to-xbox-insiders/

My Games and Apps – Better Sorting

  • Based on user feedback, we’re broadening your ability to sort games and apps by date, including updated options to “last updated” or “last used” title selection. Please check out this change in “My Games & apps” and let us know what you think!

Friends list shows where your friends are playing

  • You can now see where your friends are playing their games. Keep an eye out for the console, mobile and PC icons next to your friends’ names in your friends list in the Guide!

Voice channels in messaging

  • Voice channels have been added to Xbox Live messaging on console. This feature is only available in Alpha and can only be used between Alpha users. If you and a friend are both in Preview Alpha, we’d highly encourage you try adding a voice channel and let us know what you think!




Game Pass

  • Game Pass tile linking is fixed in this build. When you click/select a tile for a game in the Game Pass twist you are launched to the game in the store


  • Fixes to address Mixer tiles do nothing when clicked

My Games and Apps

  • Fixes to address Multiple Games/Apps failing to launch with the too long to start error on latest update.

Settings – Hard Drive Transfer

  • We have fixed the Moving/copying content from one drive to another.


  • Fixed a sign in crashing bug.
  • Localization fixes.
  • UI and string changes to the Xbox Assist App.
  • UI fixes to address flickering when starting the Xbox Accessories app.


Known Issues:



  • Headsets are not being assigned to the users profiles.
  • Some users are experiencing no audio with headsets and we are investigating
  • Some users are encountering no audio on their Xbox console after boot (no shell audio, no game audio, no app audio), then have CSS ask them to perform the following steps:
  1. Cold reboot the console


  1. Go to Audio settings on console
  2. Change their HDMI audio settings to the highest supported uncompressed channel count for their equipment
  3. Switch back to the desired format
  4. Audio should be restored

My Games and Apps

  • We are tracking the video corruption issue with Youtube and Netflix 4k playback.

Profile Color

  • Sometimes users may encounter the incorrect Profile color when powering on the console.



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Welcome to Next Week on Xbox, where we cover all the new games coming soon to Xbox One! Every week the team at Xbox aims to deliver quality gaming content for you to enjoy on your favorite gaming console. To find out what’s coming soon to Xbox One, read on below and click on each of the game profiles for pre-order details (dates are subject to change).

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Product Info:

Madden NFL 20 Is Now Available For Digital Pre-order And Pre-download On Xbox One

NOTE: You may pre-download this game, but it will not be playable until the release date/time: 08/01/2019 – 9:00 PM (check the product page for release date/time in your region).

Pre-order the Superstar or Ultimate Superstar Edition and receive 3-days early access.

Product Info:
Developer: EA Tiburon
Publisher: Electronic Arts
Website: Madden NFL 20
Twitter: @EA / @EAMaddenNFL

The Top 5 Features of Madden NFL 20’s New Face of the Franchise: QB1

Have you always dreamed of taking the journey of an NFL superstar? The release date for the next iteration of the greatest NFL game on the planet isn’t many months away, and while there are many fantastic new modes and updates to favorite modes, one of the most exciting additions to Madden NFL 20 lets you take that journey. Let me introduce you to Face of the Franchise: QB1, where your choices matter on the path to stardom.

Face of the Franchise: QB1 is Madden NFL 20‘s new addition to the popular Franchise mode. This customizable Career Campaign is all about you, with personalized playable scenarios, events, and dynamic challenges. You’ll find gridiron glory and each decision you make matters on your path to NFL stardom. Let’s hit the field with the five most important features the new Career Campaign has to offer.

Madden NFL 20

Choose your College

Your story begins by selecting from a series of NCAA Division 1 schools. Choose your future alma mater and where you can become the big man on campus and go for wins in the College Football Playoff.

Compete for a National Championship

Once you make it to the NCAA’s biggest games, compete as one of the final four teams in the College Football Playoff, through up to two games. Good or bad, your performance will impact your draft stock — so it’s not the time for bad choice. Be cool under pressure because your future is calling.

Madden NFL 20

Experience the Combine

Every year, the NFL Combine grows in importance, and in the number of spotlights shown on each step, rep, and move. And when you’re taking part, every decision you make will lead to your stock rising or falling in advance of the NFL Draft in April.

Experience the NFL Draft

You’ve waited your whole life for this moment. Where will your NFL story begin? From the first pick to the last, it’s a day when lives are changed, and careers begin. Get ready to hit the big time.

Madden NFL 20

Leave Your Legacy

Once in the league, it’s all about winning games and leading your franchise to multiple Super Bowl Championships. Every legendary player has their own story — it’s time to have yours. How will you be remembered when all is said and done?

Madden NFL 20 will be available worldwide on August 2 for Xbox One on the Microsoft Store. You can pre-order Madden NFL 20: Ultimate Superstar edition today and choose one of four unique quarterback abilities for your created player in Face of the Franchise: QB1: Steve Young, Kurt Warner, John Elway, or Randall Cunningham.

Plus, you’ll receive 3-day early access, 15 Gold Team Fantasy Packs, your choice of one out of 32 Core Elite Players from your favorite NFL team, one large Training Quicksell Pack in Madden Ultimate Team, one Past and Present Elite Player Pack, one Madden Championship Series Pack in Madden Ultimate Team, and your choice of one unique Legend Superstar Ability for your created player in Face of the Franchise: QB1.

The road to becoming a top NFL QB isn’t always easy, and the choices you make early on will affect how your career pans out. But there’s nothing better than being a star. Are you ready to become the Face of the Franchise?

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