Xbox Insider Release Notes – Alpha (2308.230809-2200)

Play Xbox, everyone! The Alpha episode will soon have a fresh preview for the Xbox Update. Note that these preview OS builds feature upgrades that improve build quality and stability for Xbox platforms, among other things.

To keep you informed of when upgrades are coming to your device, we continue to post these release notes even when there are minimal changes to the user experience. Below you will find the details!

System update details:

  • OS version released: XB_FLT_2308ZN \ 25398.1714.230809-2200
  • available: 2 PM PST – Aug 11, 2023
  • Is mandatory: 3 AM PST – Aug 12, 2023

Repairs have been implemented

Our Xbox experts have worked tirelessly on this version, and we are pleased to announce that they have fixed the following issues:

My games and apps

  • Improvements to fix issues when certain titles have unexpected difficulties when beginning, installing, or updating, even after canceling the update or installation for that title.


  • The console now accurately reflects local languages thanks to multiple revisions.
    • NB: For further details, see here. Users participating in the preview may see “individual” lettering across the console.

Known problems

Previous Xbox Insider release notes did indicate a few difficulties, and we get that. These issues are being taken seriously, but the Xbox team will need additional time to resolve them.

My voice

  • Some users have mentioned that the dashboard, games, and apps occasionally have audio problems.
    • Attention: In the event that you are encountering audio problems, kindly report them promptly by utilizing the “Reproduce with advanced diagnostics” option. Then, choose the “Console Experiences” category and then “Console Audio Output Issues” to provide feedback.
    • Be careful to provide as much detail as you can:
    • What is the origin of the issue?
    • Is it just the game/app sound that you’ve lost, or is the system sound as well?
    • Is it possible to fix the issue by switching the audio format? If so, could you please describe the before and after?
    • Does powering off and then starting again fix it?
    • So, what exactly is your setup? apparatus, schemes, etc.
    • along with any other details that may help us replicate the issue.


  • Directory allegedly isn’t responding to certain users, and we’re looking into that.
    • Note: Please provide comments and report any issues promptly if you come across this. Give as detailed a description as you can of what you did to replicate the issue.

Keyboard button mapping for Xbox controllers

  • There seems to be an issue with the Learn More button in the Xbox Accessories app.
  • After you exit or restart the Xbox Accessories app or console, any changes you make to the keyboard language settings will be saved.

My games and apps

  • The “trial” tag might be showing up wrong for some of the titles in the collection.

Interactive voice reporting

  • English is the only available version of this feature for the US, Canada, UK, AU, New Zealand, and IE regions at the moment.

Be cautious to utilizeNotify us of an issueNotify us of the issue you are facing. Even if we don’t get back to everyone, the information we gather is crucial for solving the problem.

Please get in touch with our subreddit community if you are an Xbox Insider in need of assistance. In order to assist you in resolving your concerns, we have official Xbox staff, moderators, and fellow Xbox Insiders available.

If you want to post to the subreddit but aren’t sure if your problem has already been discussed or solved, check the most recent posts first. It is highly recommended to contribute to existing threads addressing the same topic rather than starting a new one. Let us know how we can assist you better! To help us better understand your issue, please use Report a Problem before commenting. The information supplied in both locations is crucial.

The Xbox Insiders who participated in today’s subreddit have my gratitude. The fact that it has evolved into a welcoming center for mutual aid and discussion is something we really appreciate.

Keep up with us on Twitter for all the latest news regarding the Xbox Insider Program. More details on the Xbox Update Preview episode will be available in subsequent Xbox Insider release notes.

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