Xbox One Update Improves Download Speed up to 80 Percent

While the update offers little in new features, it does fix the nagging problem of slow download speeds. Both the customers with high-speed and low-speed connections will see a significant increase.

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The latest brings the console's operating system to version 10.0.14393.2152. It looks like has found a way to increase speeds with the latest .

As stated in the official changelog, downloads should be much faster after the , with up to 80 percent increase.

details the following -related improvements:

  • Customers with high-speed connections (greater than 100Mbps) should experience up to 80% faster download speeds.
  • Customers with connections less than 100Mbps should experience more consistent performance that is up to 40% faster than before.
  • Additional optimizations have also made background downloads more resilient to intermittent connectivity issues.

The optimizations should solve a major problem that's been plaguing users for a long time, as some games can be quite large. Still, there are some important things to consider.

Download speeds may vary, depending on the network workload both at home and at the ISP. Also, running games on the console affects download speeds. The system prioritizes gameplay over background downloads and thus allocates resources accordingly.

Other improvements

The update also brings some other minor improvements and fixes. There is a firmware update for the wireless controller which should improve its performance.

Also included is the fix regarding background music for added reliability and consistent experiences across streaming music apps, as well as general stability and performance improvements.