Xbox Insider Release Notes – Alpha Skip-Ahead (2408.240220-2200)

Hey Xbox Insiders!

We are excited to announce a new Xbox Update Preview rolling out to the Alpha Skip-Ahead ring today. It is crucial to mention that while some updates may not have significant changes to the user interface, they include background enhancements to maintain a stable and high-quality build for Xbox consoles. We will continue to provide release notes so that you are informed about the upcoming updates for your device.

Let’s dive into the details below!

System Update Details

  • OS Version: XB_FLT_2408GE26063.1502.240220-2200
  • Available: 2 p.m. PT – February 23, 2024
  • Mandatory: 3 a.m. PT – February 24, 2024

Fixes Included

Thanks to the valuable feedback from Xbox Insiders and the dedication of Xbox engineers, we are pleased to announce that the following fixes have been implemented in this build:


  • Enhancements to improve narrator readout in the profile section within the guide.


  • Various updates to ensure accurate localization across the console.

Known Issues

While some known issues may have been mentioned in previous Xbox Insider Release Notes, rest assured they are being addressed diligently. If you encounter any of these issues, we kindly ask you to follow the provided guidance and submit feedback through Report a Problem.


  • We have received reports of intermittent audio issues across the dashboard, games, and apps. Make sure you have the latest firmware updates for your TV and other devices. If problems persist, please reach out to the manufacturer for further assistance.


  • We are currently investigating reports of unexpected behavior with the chat mixer in the guide.


  • We are looking into reports of connectivity issues on boot. If you experience this problem, please report it through Report a Problem as soon as possible.

Remember to utilize Report a Problem to keep us informed about any issues you encounter. Your feedback is essential in helping us find solutions.

What Happens to Your Feedback

If you need support as an Xbox Insider, visit the community subreddit where official Xbox staff, moderators, and fellow Xbox Insiders can assist with your concerns. Before posting, check recent threads to see if your issue has already been addressed. Adding to existing threads before creating new ones helps us provide better support. Don’t forget to use “Report a Problem” before posting for a more thorough resolution.

Thank you to all Xbox Insiders in the subreddit and welcome to newcomers! The community-driven conversations and support have made it a friendly hub for all.

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