March 2022 Xbox update is available with Share button remapping and Pin to Quick Resume

Microsoft today released a software update for the Xbox platform. You can now pin up to two games in Quick Resume and use a new audio setup wizard. There is also a new firmware for Xbox Wireless controllers that allows to remap the Share button.


Pin games to Quick Resume

Xbox Series X|S consoles include the Quick Resume feature that allows you to quickly switch between multiple games and resume the game where you left off. With today's update, you can pin up to two games in Quick Resume on your Xbox Series X|S. The pinned game will remain there unless you manually unpin it or a game receives a major update.

Quick Resume Groups

Share Button Remapping for Xbox Wireless Controller

The updated Xbox Accessories app allows remapping buttons on supported Xbox accessories. This includes the ability to assign one of the predefined actions to the Share button. You can make it mute TV, open friends list, open achievements, and more. By default, it is set to capture a screenshot or record a video, depending on how you press it.

Besides, Elite Series 2 Controllers, Xbox Adaptive Controllers are getting a few new actions.

Controller Firmware Updates

The latest firmware comes with a good set of fixes and updates for Xbox One controllers with Bluetooth support, Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2, and Xbox Adaptive Controllers. Microsoft also mentioned performance improvements, but sadly didn't provide more details on these changes.

New Audio Setup Wizard

You can now launch a new audio setup wizard from Settings > General > Volume & audio output > Audio setup. It supports HDMI devices and allows you to test and change the output format. You can also test each of your speakers individually to ensure that everything works as expected.

Audio Setup Wizard

The official announcement is here.

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Author: Sergey Tkachenko

Sergey Tkachenko is a software developer who started Winaero back in 2011. On this blog, Sergey is writing about everything connected to Microsoft, Windows and popular software. Follow him on Telegram, Twitter, and YouTube.

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