Garmin Drops 14.23 Beta for fēnix 7/7 Pro, epix 2/2 Pro, Enduro 2, Quatrix 7, and MARQ Gen 2

There is a fairly large change log, listed below, but I think Garmin buried the lead here. This is a unified firmware for the fēnix 7 and fēnix 7 Pro, same for the epix. Which means that they have a unified firmware, so all the features that launched with the Pro models should now be available on the standard versions of these watches. Yay!

I’ve only had the time to look at a few of the things that I remembered from DCR’s videos, but clearly the “Hill Score” and “Endurance Score” widgets are showing up! Double Yay!

Added new activity types to non-Pro models: American Football, Field Hockey, Ice Hockey, Soccer/Football, Lacrosse, Rugby, Ultimate Disc, Cricket, Softball, Archery, Overland, BMX, Racket sports and more!
Added Device Settings Backup and Restore.
Added ability to set multiple locations in the weather app on device.
Added Gaming App.
Added Workouts App.
Added Fish Forecast widget glance.
Added Golf “Plays Like” improvements.
Added Golf Biomes support for OLED products.
Added Multisport option for race calendar.
Added new Golf Virtual Caddie interface.
Added Shaded Relief feature to the map for fenix 7 series, Epix Gen 2, Marq 2, Tactix 7.
Added split screen and radial data field layouts to the map for fenix 7 series, Epix Gen 2, Marq 2, Tactix 7.
Added support for new Di2 cassette sprocket patterns.
Added support for the Recent Apps hot key to Non-Pro models.
Added support for weather overlay map in the weather app for fenix 7 series, Epix Gen 2, Marq 2, Tactix 7.
Added Virtual Caddie suggestion in green view for Marq 2.
Added workout muscle map support for HIIT, Cardio, and Pilates.
Enable Red Shift on non-Pro AMOLED products.
Fix Golf scorecard button not properly dismissing.
Fix race time prediction on races with distance longer than a marathon.
Fixed Connect IQ watch faces still getting gestures even when gestures are disabled.
Fixed issue when paired to Varia Vision.
Fixed issue with Race Day weather wind speeds.
Fixed potential issue causing the inReach widget glance to stop updating.
Fixed potential issue that could cause a crash on software update.
Fixed potential issue when a large number of mp3 files are on the device.
Fixed potential issue where a user may be unable to play music in Spotify.
Fixed potential issue where Spotify would show blank except for the control buttons.
Fixed potential issue with the Reference Point App when a large number of waypoints are loaded.
Fixed potential shutdown in the Tides app.
Fixed potential shutdown in Tides option menu.
Fixed potential shutdown when using a course and viewing the Climb Pro data screen.
Fixed potential UI issue with HRV display in Morning Report.
Fixed UI flow issue when viewing an event in the calendar.
Fixed UI issue when a 3 digit HRV value is present in Morning Report.
Improved golf Hole Picker.
Improved golf Virtual Caddie feature.


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