Xbox Sequence X is getting a brand new 4K dashboard

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

“This modification means Dwelling, Information, and different areas of the UI shall be displayed in the next native decision for elevated sharpness and textual content readability,” says Microsoft’s Xbox testing crew.

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

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

These new Xbox dashboard adjustments come simply days after Microsoft additionally began testing a new evening mode for numerous Xbox consoles. The brand new evening mode permits Xbox homeowners 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 Sequence X consoles later this 12 months.