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New Xbox One Preview Update Available Now, Fixes The Mall

Xbox One users who are also members of the preview program should get ready to download a brand new update. The OS is being pushed up to version th2_xb_rel_1602.160208-2051.

The new update will deal with an issue that causes The Mall app to crash and fail to launch on occasion. Below are the details on how to get it and it’s changelog.


  • If your console is in Instant-On mode and you were selected to receive the update, it will download and install the update and reboot to standby.
  • NOTE: Once the update is available to you (today a majority of Preview users will receive this update but a small group will not), you can manually begin the update by navigating to Settings > System and selecting System Update.
  • If your console has been selected to receive the update and hasn’t downloaded and installed the update by 6pm on the 11/02/2016, you will be prompted to do so at that time.


  • OS version released: th2_xb_rel_1602.160208-2051
    Available: 6:00PM PST 2/9 (2:00AM GMT 10/2)


  • The Mall
    Fixed an issue which could cause The Mall app to fail to launch.

What fixes would you like to see next in the Preview Program? Let us know in the comment below.