360 on the One, Giant party chat, other updates available

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The XBox One has added a 16 person party chat for all you really popular people out there, and now has the ability to buy Xbox 360 games, thanks to the new firmware update that launched yesterday.

For the ones who are already in the Xbox Preview program and have been enjoying those upgrades since the first of this month, there are some brand new features in this update
include improved thumbstick precision on the Xbox Elite controller.

Other updates in the new firmware include:

  • Broadcast Party Chat while using the Twitch app
  • Output your Party Chat to headset and speakers simultaneously
  • Customizable Game DVR recording length
  • Achievements added to Xbox One guide
  • Video playback directly in the Xbox One Activity Feed

More information can be read on Major Nelson’s blog