Xbox Insider Release Notes – Beta (2403.240229-2200)

Hey Xbox Insiders! New Xbox Update Preview for Beta Ring

It’s crucial to highlight that certain updates included in these preview OS builds focus on background improvements to ensure a stable and high-quality build for Xbox consoles. We will continue to provide these release notes, even if the visible changes to the UI are minimal or behind the scenes, so you are informed of upcoming updates for your device.

Details can be found below!

System Update Details

  • OS Version: XB_FLT_2403ZN25398.3848.240229-2200
  • Available: 2 p.m. PT – March 4, 2024
  • Mandatory: 3 a.m. PT – March 5, 2024

Fixes Included

Thanks to the valuable feedback provided by Xbox Insiders and the diligent work of Xbox engineers, we are excited to announce the implementation of the following fixes with this build:


  • Fixes to enhance narrator readout in the guide when interacting with friends and making friendship changes.

Capture & Share

  • Fixes to address an unexpected error in the guide when viewing recent captures.


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

Known Issues

Even though known issues may have been listed in previous Xbox Insider Release Notes, rest assured they are not being overlooked! Please be patient as Xbox engineers work on finding solutions. If you encounter any of these issues, we kindly ask you to follow the provided guidance and submit feedback through Report a Problem.


  • Some users have reported intermittent audio issues throughout the dashboard, games, and apps.
    • Troubleshooting: In case of issues, ensure your TV and all equipment have the latest firmware installed. If unsure, contact the manufacturer for assistance. For additional troubleshooting tips, refer to: Troubleshoot audio on your Xbox console.
    • Feedback: If problems persist after updating firmware and further troubleshooting, please provide feedback through Report a Problem when experiencing the issue. Choose the “Reproduce with advanced diagnostics” option, then select “Console experiences” and “Console Audio Output Issues.”
      • Note: Include detailed information about the issue, onset, setup, completed troubleshooting, and any other data that can help in reproducing the issue.


  • We are investigating reports of a potential issue where the console may not connect to the network immediately upon boot. If you encounter this, report the issue through Report a Problem as soon as possible.
    • Workaround: Allow a minute or two for the connection to establish. If the console still doesn’t connect, restart it from the Power Center or guide, then report the issue through Report a Problem. Learn more about restarting here: How to restart or power cycle your Xbox console.

Always remember to use Report a problem to keep us informed about any issues you face. While we may not respond to everyone, the data collected is essential in finding a resolution.

What Happens to Your Feedback

If you’re an Xbox Insider seeking support, please visit the community subreddit. Official Xbox staff, moderators, and fellow Xbox Insiders are available to assist with your concerns.

When posting on the subreddit, please check recent posts to see if your issue has been addressed. It’s recommended to add to existing threads before creating a new one, as this helps in providing optimal support. Before posting, use “Report a Problem” – information shared in both places aids in better understanding your issue.

Thank you to all Xbox Insiders in the subreddit today, and a warm welcome to new community members! We appreciate how it has evolved into a friendly and community-driven platform for discussions and support.

For further details on the Xbox Insider Program, follow us on Twitter. Stay tuned for upcoming Xbox Insider Release Notes for more on your Xbox Update Preview ring!