Xbox Insider Release Notes – Xbox App [2404.1001.17.0]

Xbox App and Game Bar Update for Windows Builds

Dear Xbox Insiders, we are excited to announce the release of a new Xbox App and Game Bar app for Windows builds to Xbox Insiders who are enrolled in the PC Gaming Insiders preview program. Thank you all for being valuable members of the Xbox Insiders community. Read on to find out about the latest fixes and known issues. Make sure to update your Xbox app, Gaming Services, and Game Bar to ensure that you receive all of the latest improvements and enhancements!

Versions of PC Gaming pre-release products:

Xbox App version: 2404.1001.17.0

  • Released: 4:00 p.m. PT – April 10th 2024

Game Bar version: 7.124.3191.0

  • Released: 4:00 p.m. PT – March 21st 2024

What’s New

Xbox Cloud Gaming (Beta)

Starting today, Xbox Insiders can preview updated social features when using supported browsers, the Xbox app for Smart TVs, and Meta Quest Headsets. Insiders will experience an updated interface in the guide for the following actions:

  • Find and manage friends
  • Start parties outside of playing games and continue party chats between game sessions (currently not available on Smart TVs)
  • Send messages
  • View user profiles
  • View notification inbox and toasts
  • View achievements

Note: Users using a browser will need to enable Preview features on their browser to access this feature. Simply click on your profile picture at, select Settings, and enable “Preview features”.

Xbox App Bug Fixes:

  • Fixes to address Party Chat reliability issues.

How to Get Xbox Insider Support

If you encounter any issues, please leave feedback by navigating to the feedback option on your profile menu. You can also provide feedback and connect with the community on the Xbox Insiders subreddit. Be as specific as possible when giving feedback.

Before posting a new issue, please check the subreddit for similar topics to ensure that your concern has not already been addressed. This helps us provide you with the best support possible!

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Thank you to all the Xbox Insiders who actively participate in the program. Your feedback is invaluable in helping us enhance the gaming experience within the Xbox app on PC.