New Xbox One Experience, Backwards Compatibility Launch Timings Revealed

Finally, the day is here when all the Xbox One users will not only be able to experience an all new console user interface with the New Xbox One Experience but also get their hands on as many as 104 Xbox 360 titles thanks to the Backwards Compatibility feature.

As promised earlier, both of these are going to be launched today i.e. November 12, but a number of fans are not sure as to the exact time time when they will be launched.

The Director of Programming for Xbox Live, Larry Hryb, who is known by his gamestag Major Nelson took to his official blog with a detailed post dedicated to everything you need to know about the rollout. First of all, here are the exact timings for Backwards Compatibility as well as the New Xbox One Experience update:

TL:dr: NXOE starts rolling out after 3:01am ET/ 12:01am PT November 12th. Back Compat titles will be playable or start to appear in your collection (for digital purchases) after 3:01pm /12:01 pm (Noon) PT on Thursday.

Hryb has also confirmed that this will become mandatory in ten days saying, “all Xbox One consoles will receive a prompt for a mandatory update on November 23rd if they have not yet updated to the New Xbox One Experience.”

You can read up everything about the New Xbox One Experience here.