Xbox Insider Release Notes – Omega (2403.240306-1700)

Xbox Update Preview for Omega Ring

Hey Xbox Insiders! We’re excited to announce a new Xbox Update Preview releasing to the Omega ring today.

It’s important to note that these preview OS builds include background improvements to ensure a quality and stable build for Xbox consoles. We will continue to provide release notes, even when the changes to the UI are minimal or behind the scenes, so you’re informed about updates coming to your device.

Details can be found below!

System Update Details

  • OS Version: XB_FLT_2403ZN25398.3864.240306-1700
  • Available: 5 p.m. PT – March 7, 2024
  • Mandatory: 5 p.m. PT – March 8, 2024

Note: This update may not occur automatically before it has already become mandatory. You can always find the most current update as soon as it is available through the Guide > Profile & system > Settings > System > Updates.

Remember: Newly enrolled users in this ring are not guaranteed to receive all early updates, but they’ll receive the update prior to the GA release. Some users may remain on their current GA build until the next system update. Visit the Xbox Insider Program FAQ to learn more.

Experience Changes

Please be aware that this Xbox Update Preview includes the following experience or feature updates.

Microsoft Edge – Sidebar

  • To improve stability, first-party hub apps like Copilot Chat, Outlook, Teams, Games, and the ability to add websites to the sidebar are being removed. Shopping and browser essential features are still available.

Fixes Included

Thanks to feedback from Xbox Insiders and the hard work of Xbox engineers, we’re happy to announce the following fixes included in this build:

Settings – Subscriptions

  • Fixes to address unexpected errors when viewing subscriptions.


  • Various stability and performance fixes.

Known Issues

While known issues may have been listed previously, they are not being ignored! It may take time for Xbox engineers to find solutions. If you encounter any of these issues, please follow guidance provided and file feedback with Report a Problem.


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


  • We are investigating reports of an issue where the console may not connect to the network immediately on boot.

As always, use Report a Problem to inform us of any issues encountered. This data is crucial for finding a resolution.

What Happens to Your Feedback

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

Thank you to every Xbox Insider in the subreddit today and welcome to the community if you’re just joining us!

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