Microsoft has confirmed the Xbox One screenshot feature won’t be coming out until 2015.
Earlier this month, Xbox boss Phil Spencer revealed that the Xbox One would be gaining a screenshot feature.
The screenshot functionality was tipped to arrive with background pictures and other new features in the November Xbox One update.
However, Spencer has now confirmed we won’t see a screenshot feature on the Xbox One until 2015.
“As we come back into the new year, we’ll see new stuff and screenshots is on the list,” said Spencer in an interview with IGN.
Apparently, that’s down to the fact that introducing screenshots are a little more complex than simply grabbing a still from the existing video capture features.
“It’s a little more technically challenging than I thought,” added Spencer. “Two weeks ago, they think they’ve found a good solution for screenshots. They’re working on it. They know people want it. The team has a path to getting it done and now it’s just prioritising.”
Spencer also added that the development team is working on reducing install times for games on Xbox One, and that it is a personal priority for him.
The company also previously confirmed that Xbox One themes are also on the cards for a future update.
In the November Xbox One update you’ll be able to use a custom colour or achievement art as your background, with the company adding that “more customisation options [are] coming down the road”.
The November update will also be used to add Twitter integration into the Xbox One TV OneGuide.
The PS4 update 2.0 should arrive next month, bringing with it themes, Share Play and other features.
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