Microsoft has plans for a big update to the Xbox avatars.
Dualshockers uncovered the news via a set of job listings for software engineers where Microsoft explained “it is time to for Xbox avatars to also advance to the next level.” Check out the full quote below:
Since their introduction six years ago, Xbox avatars have become the social identity for our gaming customers across Microsoft properties, making their way into Xbox 360, Xbox One, Xbox mobile apps, Windows, and into major and indie games.
As we cross the threshold to a unified operating system and product experience across Microsoft, it is time to for Xbox avatars to also advance to the next level. Come with us, as we take Xbox avatars on their biggest adventure yet with higher fidelity and a bigger stage in new Xbox experiences.
The job listings hint that Avatars are planned to be expanded out to other Microsoft platforms.