The new interactive Xbox Avatars that were set to launch have finally been confirmed, and will be arriving tomorrow for select Xbox Insiders users. The feature got delayed many times and Microsoft was undecided about when to launch the new avatars for Xbox.
Director of Programming for the Microsoft gaming network Xbox Live, Larry Hryb has now said that the new Avatar Editor app would be made available to select users in the Xbox Insiders program tomorrow. The Xbox Wire post that talks about the release has mentioned that it would be released on June 19, but other sources confirm that it would in face be on June 20.
“First unveiled last year, a major update to Avatars is arriving today for Xbox Insiders. Avatars will be a unique representation of your desired style, personality, creativity, and mood as you play on Xbox One… Our team is busy applying the final touches for our first preview of the Xbox Avatar Editor app. The flight will officially begin tomorrow, June 19, and members of Alpha and… Skip Ahead will be able to access the beta Xbox Avatar Editor via the Xbox Insider Hub’s Insider content tab by noon.”
The new feature will let users fully customize their avatar’s body type, clothes and other accessories. The Xbox Live Avatar Editor will work on both on Xbox One and Windows 10. The new Avatars will have support for prosthetics as well as wheelchairs to correctly represent all kinds of players.