Xbox Insider Release Notes – Omega (2403.240221-2200)

Hey Xbox Insiders!

We are excited to announce a new Xbox Update Preview that is being released to the Omega ring today. It is essential to highlight that these preview OS builds contain updates that focus on improving the background performance of Xbox consoles, ensuring a stable and high-quality build. Even if the changes to the user interface are minor or hidden, we will continue to provide release notes to keep you informed about upcoming updates for your device.

Check out the details below!

System Update Details

  • OS Version: XB_FLT_2403ZN25398.3821.240221-2200
  • Available: 4 p.m. PT – February 27, 2024
  • Mandatory: 4 p.m. PT – February 28, 2024

Note: Updates may not occur automatically before they become mandatory. To ensure you have the latest update, navigate to Guide > Profile & system > Settings > System > Updates.

Remember: While new users in this ring may not receive all early updates, they will get the update before the GA release. Some users may remain on the current GA build until the next mandatory system update for the public. For more information, visit the Xbox Insider Program FAQ.

New Features and Experiences

We have exciting news for Omega users – there is something new coming to the Xbox Update Preview.

Installation (Xbox Series X|S)

We have implemented additional network optimizations to enhance content downloads while games are running.

Fixes Included

With invaluable feedback from Xbox Insiders and the dedicated work of Xbox engineers, the following fixes have been implemented with this build:


  • Improvements to narrator readout in the profile section of the guide.


  • Addressed an unexpected error some users encountered when updating Minecraft (0x87e00021).


  • Various stability and performance fixes.
  • Updates to accurately reflect local languages across the console.

Known Issues

Although known issues may have been previously listed in Xbox Insider Release Notes, rest assured that they are being actively addressed. If you encounter any of these issues, please follow the provided guidance and submit feedback through Report a Problem.


  • Some users have reported intermittent audio issues across the dashboard, games, and apps.


  • We are investigating reports of a network connection issue upon booting the console.

Remember to use Report a Problem to report any issues you encounter. Your feedback is valuable in helping us resolve any issues.

What Happens to Your Feedback

If you need support as an Xbox Insider, visit the community subreddit where Xbox staff and fellow Insiders can assist you. When posting on the subreddit, check existing threads before creating new ones to receive efficient support. Don’t forget to utilize “Report a Problem” before posting to help us understand your issue better.

Thank you to all Xbox Insiders in the subreddit for your contributions to the community. For more information on the Xbox Insider Program, follow us on Twitter. Stay tuned for future Xbox Insider Release Notes for updates on your Xbox Update Preview!