Ultra HD Support Soon on Xbox One and Xbox One S

Angelica Greene
February 21, 2018

Microsoft is working on adding more games with 4K support with improved resolution and details but for third party titles, the developers are supposed to roll out patch files to offer true UHD gaming experience.

Much of the hype surrounding the Xbox One X is that it supports 4K resolution gaming, assuming you own a compatible display and are trying to play a game that supports that resolution. However, that will soon change as Microsoft executive Kevin Gammill revealed on Twitter that the latest Xbox One X and Xbox One S consoles will receive 1440p support.

Microsoft has indicated that native support for 1440p displays is on the way to its Xbox One consoles, shortly.

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Supersampling, in short, is an excellent way to put the extra power granted by the Xbox One X to use even if you don't have a 4K display. "Those of you in our early preview ring should be pleasantly surprised very soon if you have an Xbox One S or Xbox One X", he tweeted.

Microsoft has been throwing in offers every other month and this time, the company has announced some wonderful deals for the Xbox One S console. The Xbox One X should have been capable of supporting QHD from the moment it launched, while it's unclear whether Microsoft plans to upscale games to 1440p on the Xbox One S. Of course, the downside is that they have to contend with bugs and unstable implementations, but who doesn't want to try out new feature before anyone else?

The news follows a tweet from the program's head Brad Rossetti, who hinted that new pre-release builds might be rolled out sometime this week. Make sure to visit Microsoft's website for information on how to join the program. The $50 price cut is applicable to all Xbox One S variants including the bundled versions that comes with a free copy of Forza Horizon 3, Madden 18 or Minecraft.

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