Microsoft have announced that there are plans to roll out a brand new update for the Xbox One, which (amongst other things) will allow users to play media content via an attached USB device.
Another interesting feature included in this almighty update is the ability for Xbox One users to finally have the abillity to pre-purchase and load new upcoming titles through the Xbox Store. FIFA 15 and Forza Horizon 2 are the first titles to be named that allow pre-loading, though other titles will be announced at a later date.
Using the Xbox One Early access beta program later this month will provide participants with the abillity to try out new social features via the new Friends Section, the Snap Center, the ability to stream TV to Smartglass – the first those in Europe via the Xbox Digital TV Tuner, Boot to TV, live TV mini guide and the launch of the console in 29 new markets.
The new Media Player app will be available soon and enables users to play media files from either an attached USB device or from a network connected home media server that supports DLNA protocols.
You can get even more information on the Xbox One’s updates through Major Nelson’s blog.