Latest Xbox Music finally brings back Live Tile, other improvements

wp_ss_20140828_0001The somewhat overdue update for the Xbox Music app on Windows Phone 8.1 has finally brought back that old Windows Phone 7 feature  – a live tile which reflects the music you are listening to.

In version 2.6.224 you will find:

Microsoft also fixed:

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    • Performance / page loads
    • Preventing any unexpected app exits
    • Reducing our memory footprint, resulting in less app suspensions & terminations during multi-tasking
    • Addressing playlist duplication issues
    • Cleaning up Recent Plays interactions

For me the only issue left really is that I would prefer the album art to remain on the Live Tile even when the music is paused, like on WP7, but that of course is just a preference.

The updated version of the app can be found in the Windows Phone Store here.

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