Xbox Collection X is getting a brand new 4K dashboard

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Microsoft is beginning to take a look at a brand new 4K dashboard for the Xbox Collection X as we speak. Xbox Insiders within the Alpha and Alpha Skip-Forward rings will get entry to the elevated decision for the Xbox dashboard later as we speak, designed to enhance UI components for 4K shows.

“This transformation means House, Information, and different areas of the UI might be displayed in a better native decision for elevated sharpness and textual content readability,” says Microsoft’s Xbox testing group.

Till this new 4K dashboard, Xbox Collection X consoles had been working dashboard UI components at 1080p. Native 4K components for House, Information, and different elements of the dashboard will enormously enhance how the Xbox Collection X seems on 4K TVs.

It’s not but clear whether or not HDR will even be supported as a part of this new decision bump, and whether or not the Xbox Collection S will even see enhancements to its dashboard decision. The smaller Xbox Collection S can technically output at 4K, so it’s attainable this console will even see dashboard enhancements.

These new Xbox dashboard modifications come simply days after Microsoft additionally began testing a new evening mode for varied Xbox consoles. The brand new evening mode permits Xbox house owners to dim their screens, controller LED brightness, and even the Xbox energy button. Each the 4K dashboard and evening mode ought to begin rolling out to all Xbox Collection X consoles later this yr.