Do Not Disturb Feature Coming to Xbox One

Xbox One Gets 'Do Not Disturb' Feature

Xbox One's new Do Not Disturb mode is a lot like Windows 10's Quiet Hours feature.

Xbox One Alpha Insiders are now testing a new firmware that brings a couple of nifty features. With this update, you'll be able to use the "Next Achievements" feature in the Guide, which enables you to view and sort a cross-games list of upcoming Achievements.

The Xbox Career System sounds quite interesting on paper, giving players new incentives in obtaining Achievements, so it will be interesting to see how it gets implemented. There are sort filters too that let you prioritise next achievements by "closest", "most common, "rarest", "most common rare" or 'highest Gamerscore".




The update will also add a "Do Not Disturb" online status, to let friends know you're now unavailable, while the community feed has also been tweaked to make it easier to view.

This is a relatively minor, but very welcome, addition to the service, and is probably the most noteworthy addition on top of the mini game hubs and granular options being added to the inactivity shutdown menu.

We're also getting Mini Game Hubs, which allow access to content from recently played games from a Game Hub without needing to exit whatever game you are playing. Detailed on the Xbox Blog, the update will have smaller features to make Xbox One owner's experience just a little easier. You'll soon be able to see a peek of the most recent comments on community posts while viewing the activity in full screen. You'll now be able to choose from one, two, three, four, five or six hours of inactivity for the system to power down. They are only enabled for a portion of the Xbox Insider audience members and are meant to gauge interest and collect feedback.

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