Xbox One party system may take a year to fully fix – Rumor

Information revealed from a DoddScientifics interview with an insider suggests that the entire party system on Xbox One may be replaced and make take up to a year, stating that Microsoft may not be finished until spring or early summer. Earlier in the year, the same insider had posted an interview with an anonymous developer who had claimed that the party system and some ofthe XBL-related UI functions had significant issues and would not have a fix until months after the initial launch of the console.

In the linked blog post, more details are provided about just how extensive these issues and repairs may be, as well as the overall impact they may have on a short-term and long-term range.

Additionally, information from the same source is referenced from the initial rumor itself, citing in more technical details about why the the party system is currently unable to work correctly.