Microsofts new-look Xbox dashboard is rolling out this week
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The October update for Xbox is arriving this week, bringing with it a taste of the next generation. Microsoft has announced that a new dashboard design is rolling out to Xbox consoles as part of the latest update, and itll also run on the Xbox Series X and Series S when they launch next month.
This new UX was first shown off back in August. Microsoft says the home screen loads 50 percent faster on boot and 30 percent faster when exiting a game, with 40 percent less memory required on the Series X. Its not clear if owners of older consoles like the One S should expect performance improvements, though.
The layout isnt hugely different, but there have been tweaks to elements like the Guide and the games library, and visually its now a…