New Xbox Avatars are Here for Xbox Insiders

New Xbox Avatars are Here for Xbox Insiders

Trust me: You look great.

It's taken a while, but Xbox Insiders are finally getting a chance to toy around with the Xbox One's new Avatar customization options. Only the editor is currently available; dashboard integration is coming later, and it'll also be exclusive to Insiders for a time.

The new Avatar customization feature is built from the ground-up, and it includes 16 million hair- and- color-customization options, as well as a wide range of body types and clothing styles (male, female, and gender-neutral options included). Accessories include jewellery, fingernail paint, wheelchairs, prosthetic limbs, and tons more.

"Come play with us, Danny Torrance..." "Forever..." "And ever..."

When your Avatar is blinged-out just the way you want it, you can use the new Photobooth option to capture their stunning new looks. You can pause, rotate, zoom, and perform lots more actions that make it easy to take that perfect Gamerpic.

Rumors suggested Microsoft was getting ready to roll out its new Avatars in April, and we're well-past April. Better late than never, especially with a customization system this in-depth. Enjoy tinkering with these new-and-improved Avatars if you're an Xbox Insider member. Everyone else, just wait for a moment and dream about dyeing your Avatar's hair in every color of the rainbow.

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Nadia Oxford

Staff Writer

Nadia has been writing about games for so long, only the wind and the rain (or the digital facsimiles thereof) remember her true name. She's written for Nerve,, Gamepro, IGN, 1UP, PlayStation Official Magazine, and other sites and magazines that sling words about video games. She co-hosts the Axe of the Blood God podcast, where she mostly screams about Dragon Quest.

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