Microsoft Releases the February 2022 Xbox Update

Posted on February 10, 2022 by Laurent Giret in Xbox with 4 Comments

Microsoft has started rolling out the February 2022 Update on Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S consoles. This is a minor update that addresses the Xbox Guide lag issue that some Xbox gamers have been complaining about, but there are two other changes worth mentioning.

First of all, it’s now possible to use the Microsoft Edge browser to set any image found on the web as a custom background image. To do that, Microsoft has added a “Set as background” button to the Edge menu that appears when you press the Menu button on your Xbox Controller

Xbox Microsoft Edge custom background image

Image Credit: Eden Marie.

After installing the February 2022 Xbox update, gamers may also notice commas in their Gamerscore. As an example, someone with a “12345” Gamerscore will now see “12,345” instead. This should help to make Gamerscores easier to read across the Xbox OS, and as one Xbox gamer pointed out on Twitter while this change was being tested with Xbox Insiders, “It only took 16 years for Microsoft to add this feature.”

That’s pretty much it for the February 2022 Xbox Update, which should install automatically on Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S consoles. The update can also be installed manually by opening the Settings app and going to System > Updates.

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Comments (4)

4 responses to “Microsoft Releases the February 2022 Xbox Update”

  1. christianwilson

    The Guide lag has been very annoying. It was always kind of laggy on Xbox One but was fast on Series X. The last few weeks it's been the worst I've ever experienced so I'm happy to see it has been addresses.

  2. Pierre Masse

    The real lagging comes from Microsoft who can't offer the opportunity to its consumers to buy one.

    • Calibr21

      Hey, just letting you know theres a global chip shortage right now that is heavily impacting the ability to produce both Xbox and PlayStations. Unfortunately at this point it’s beyond Microsoft’s control. I think they did a pretty good job with the number of consoles available so far and the series s is currently available on store shelves.

  3. cmdrkeene

    Xbox Series X has been easy to get since the first week of January (Series S has never been hard to find, you can get them on Woot for 10% off). Ig to my Series X from a walk-in trip to BestBuy last year, they had a stack of them.