If you thought that maybe your Xbox One console could do with more memory, you might recall that Microsoft announced back in May that the June update would allow for external drive support, right? Well we are in June and the good news is that Microsoft has since officially announced that the update has begun rolling out to Xbox One users.

What this means is that gamers will be able to plug in external hard drives to their Xbox One console via its USB 3.0 port. The external hard drive support will let gamers store their games, add-ons, and apps that might not fit on the consoles default 500GB hard drive. Given the size of video games these days, chances are you will run out of 500GB pretty soon, and unless you don’t mind deleting old games, external hard drive support sounds pretty great.

The update will also bring real name support to the Xbox Live friends list. This allows gamers to share their real names with your friends, your friend’s friends, a group of your friends, and so on. So maybe if you’ve gamed with one person long enough and you want to take things to the next level instead of calling each other by your nicknames, then this will let you do so. This particular feature was meant to be rolled out alongside the Xbox One’s release but was delayed until now.

If you’d like to learn more about the update and see what you can expect, check out the video above to see the June system update walkthrough for the Xbox One.

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