Update: Custom gamerpics for all Alpha Insiders have been further delayed.
All Xbox One owners got the Creators Update today but Microsoft is hard at work developing more features for the console. A new build is going out to Alpha ring Insiders tonight which includes a number of fixes to payment methods and Cortana. The company also provided an estimate on when all Alpha ring Insiders can expect custom gamerpics. They should be turned on in the middle of next week. The fixes and known issues are as follows:
Team, Preview ALPHA Ring – new build available at 6.00pm PDT today.
Welcome to 1704 on Xbox One!
An ETA on Custom gamerpics being turned on for the Alpha ring is mid next week so stay tuned.
OS version released: rs2_release_xbox_1704.170326-1700
Available: 6:00PM PDT 3/29 (1:00AM GMT 30/3)
Welcome to 1704 on Xbox One! This month we’re rolling out several feature updates inspired by your feedback.
You can read more about the features coming in this update on the Xbox News Wire.
NOTE: Not all planned features for this update are available at this time.
Fixed an issue which prevented some users from adding a new payment method.
“Hey Cortana” should now function when searching for Store content.
• Movies & TV
Fixed an issue which could sometimes cause Movies & TV to crash to Home immediately after launch.
Resolved an issue which prevented users from adding a new profile.
• Settings – Display & sound
The Audio output page is under construction and some of the new settings are not yet functional. New support is planned for Dolby Atmos for home theater, Dolby Atmos for headphones, and more in upcoming builds. An announcement will be made when these new features are ready to try out; enabling these settings now will have no effect.
• Wireless Display
The Wireless Display app fails to launch and immediately crashes to Home.
While this update doesn’t add any coveted features, it fixes some of the most aggravating issues plaguing Alpha ring Insiders for the past few days. The payment method bug was the most severe by far. Hopefully Microsoft will continue pushing out these builds so the update can reach regular consumers quickly.