Microsoft confirms they’re taking a look at a hotfix attributable to stories of Sequence X/S consoles crashing after the newest replace.
Microsoft has confirmed they’re wanting right into a repair for Xbox Sequence X/S consoles after stories that video games are crashing extra steadily because the newest system replace. The corporate’s newest replace started rolling out for each Xbox Sequence X and Sequence S consoles earlier within the week.
The September Xbox Sequence X/S firmware replace introduced players many new options to assist their gaming expertise. An improved UI and an overhaul of the sport library made their strategy to each consoles, together with quite a few different quality-of-life enhancements. Whereas the replace has largely gone to plan, a number of players have taken to social media to vocalize their dissatisfaction as there seems to be one drawback with the newest software program patch.
Microsoft has printed a tweet saying the group was conscious of a difficulty with video games crashing after the final replace and a repair will likely be pushed to all consoles as rapidly as attainable. The Xbox Help group notes that if players encounter this concern, a whole reboot of their console ought to work as a short lived repair earlier than the everlasting answer is made.
It’s value noting that the group has not mentioned how widespread this concern is at this level, so it’s doubtless some gamers received’t expertise any dips in reliability and can proceed to benefit from the enhancements the firmware updates deliver. One of many greatest boons of the September replace pertains to the revamped DRM on Xbox Sequence X, which permits Xbox One discs to be accessed when the console will not be related to the web. Beforehand, the system had to connect with one in all Microsoft’s servers to confirm the sport earlier than permitting the participant in addition the title, even when the disc was within the console.
Any software program updates to consoles are at all times a tough time for builders, and regardless of how a lot care and time is taken to check every new UI improve, one thing can go incorrect at any level. Sony skilled points earlier within the 12 months when firmware updates for PS4 and PS5 prevented on-line play for a short while.
Whereas it’s unclear what number of gamers have seen a rise in sport crashes, the mantra of turning the console off and again on once more appears to be an acceptable repair for each Xbox Sequence X/S consoles. Hopefully, there’s a speedy decision for Microsoft in order that gamers can proceed to take pleasure in their video games, particularly as Xbox Sport Cross has seen extra titles added this month.
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