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xboxsoundmayupdateAnother Xbox One update is coming, and this time gamers will see improvements to the system’s audio features.

xboxone2121The update, arriving later this month, will allow users to control volume for two different apps in the side-by-side “Snap” mode. Gamers will now be able to control the volume levels when using Kinect for chat.

Also, in an effort to improve the speech recognition technology in the Xbox One, Microsoft will allow people to opt-in for speech data collection. Turning this feature on will be optional and the data will only be used for product improvement.

The last Xbox One update arrived last month and included changes to the Kinect’s functionality and friend improvements, among others.

Also last month, Microsoft announced that it has shipped — not sold — more than 5 million Xbox One’s to retailers worldwide. The company sold 1.2 million Xbox One’s last fiscal quarter.

Sony, meanwhile, announced that it sold through more than 7 million PlayStation 4 consoles globally as of April 6.

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