Xbox Insider Release Notes – Alpha Skip-Ahead (2408.240227-2200)

Hey Xbox Insiders! New Xbox Update Preview for Alpha Skip-Ahead Ring

It’s crucial to highlight that the updates in these preview OS builds include background enhancements to ensure a stable and high-quality build for Xbox consoles. Even if the changes to the UI are subtle or hidden, we will continue to provide these release notes to keep you informed about upcoming updates.

Details of the Update

  • OS Version: XB_FLT_2408GE26068.1502.240227-2200
  • Available: 2 p.m. PT – March 1, 2024
  • Mandatory: 3 a.m. PT – March 2, 2024

Fixes Implemented in this Update

Thanks to the valuable feedback from Xbox Insiders and the dedication of Xbox engineers, the following fixes have been included in this build:


  • Fixed issue with audio mixer in the guide not adjusting balance as intended.


  • Several updates to accurately reflect local languages across the console.

Known Issues

While known issues may have been previously listed, they are actively being addressed by Xbox engineers. If you encounter any of these issues, please follow provided guidance and submit feedback through Report a Problem.


  • Intermittent audio problems reported across dashboard, games, and apps.
    • Troubleshooting: Ensure all equipment including TV has latest firmware. For further assistance, contact the manufacturer. Find additional troubleshooting tips here: Troubleshoot audio on your Xbox console.
    • Feedback: If issues persist, submit feedback via Report a Problem with “Reproduce with advanced diagnostics” and select “Console experiences” and “Console Audio Output Issues”.
      • Note: Provide detailed information to help in issue reproduction.


  • Investigating reports of network connection delay on boot. Report issue via Report a Problem and wait before restarting console if needed.

As always, utilize Report a Problem to report any issues for resolution. Your feedback is crucial for our understanding.

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