Xbox October update features 4K dashboard, night mode, controller brightness and more

The October 2021 Xbox update was unveiled today by Microsoft, and the obvious standout feature is the addition of the dashboard em 4K for the Xbox Series X, while the features of the night mode Xbox are also making their public debut. All of these features are being implemented later today, although no specific times have been provided.

Jason Ronald at Microsoft, head responsible for this update, commented as follows:

4K Dashboard on Xbox Series X, new Night Mode improvements, including ability to decrease the brightness of the Xbox button on your controller and new Quick Settings in the Xbox Guide. Continuing to focus on quality of life improvements for Xbox owners with this latest update. More to come. . .

Here’s a brief overview of what’s on the way, with more details available on Xbox Wire:

4K Dashboard (tela inicial do sistema) no Xbox Series X

“We’re excited to share that, starting today, gamers with an Xbox Series X connected to a 4K screen will see the home screen rendered natively in 4K. You can experience 4K while browsing Home, My Games & Apps, Guide and many other experiences. On-screen UI elements, such as game art and buttons, will have greater clarity and improved text readability. “

Xbox night mode

“Xbox night mode is a set of settings that adjusts light sources to help keep rooms dark at night and support light-sensitive gamers. You can dim and customize the light on the connected screen, the power button on the controller, and the power light on the console. In addition to dimming, Xbox night mode also adds a customizable blue light filter to the screen. This feature is specific to Xbox Series X|S consoles. “

Quick settings

“We’re making it even easier for you to quickly access and customize your accessibility settings by adding the Quick Settings menu to the Xbox Guide. This allows you to quickly switch accessibility features without leaving the game or app. It’s also a big benefit for families if you share a console with others who have different accessibility needs. “

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