Jez C
Oct 08, 2014
Talking with TiC Podcast, Phil Spencer confirmed that the Xbox One will be receiving custom backgrounds, themes and screenshot functionality in the future.

In response to the question about the Xbox One UI, Phil Spencer elaborated that they are working on including the features in the monthly updates, owing to development time and priorities.

"You will see , I'll announce it here, I was told themes and background pics are something that we are working on, and screen shots!"

Not to shy away from unique integration, it's possible that the reason themes are taking so long is that they could be synchronised across devices, similar to the accent colour between Lumia phones and Windows 8.

It's news that will be appreciated with much fanfare, as these features are amongst the most requested on Xbox One's uservoice suggestions aggregate. For an example of how it could look, check out this old concept video from PrimeGhost548.

Be sure to head over to TiC and listen to the full interview if you haven't already!
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