Xbox's October 2018 Update Rolls Out With New Avatars and More

Xbox One Update Brings Amazon Alexa Integration, Next-Gen Avatars, Dolby Vision

Also, the new Photo Booth mode will allow users to place their avatars in various poses and backgrounds to come up with pics that can be useful as profile pictures. The skill will let you control your console with voice commands through a Cortana or Alexa-enabled device, such as Echo Dot. You can still use your Xbox Original Avatar, according to Microsoft, which is still an option, if the new Avatar system isn't appealing to you. You'll also be able to edit all aspects of your Avatar's appearance such as skin and hair.

The Xbox Skill for Cortana and Alexa also released with the October update in the USA, which allows people to navigate with voice controls through their Xbox One while using Cortana or Alexa-enabled devices, expanding beyond the previous capabilities with Kinect. For example, with a simple "Alexa, launch Halo 5", your console will automatically turn on, sign you in and launch Halo 5; as long as you have an Amazon Echo that is, otherwise you'll just be a insane person talking to nobody. The Skill can be found in the Alexa and Cortana Skill stores but is now only available in the United States. One needs to download Xbox Skill to use the features. This features all ranges of body types.

"Anyone who buys a qualified Xbox One S or Xbox One X bundle at Amazon.com will also get a new Amazon Echo Dot, but don't wait too long because this offer is only available while supplies last", Microsoft says.

Xbox is committed to bringing rich entertainment options to our fans.

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Not only did they lose the NFC Championship rematch at home, but they also lost their starting running back, Jay Ajayi . McCoy is set to earn roughly $9 million during the remainder of the season, so the Eagles could afford him.

At the moment, Dolby Vision will only work in the Netflix app for Premium subscribers, but in an Xbox Wire post about the October update, Microsoft confirmed other apps will also start supporting Dolby Vision "in the coming months". Dolby Vision now only works with Netflix with more apps coming soon. Barely two months ago, the two finally launched their much-advertised but also delayed Cortana-Alexa integration. They were created to be more inclusive, expressive, and creative for users to help represent the Xbox community. The Xbox Original Avatars app is available both on Xbox One and Windows 10 PCs. Insiders on the Preview Alpha ring will next begin testing the next feature update, codenamed 19H1.

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