Xbox One April update brings new features, including 1440p resolution support.

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Will Turtle who is the Xbox Wire Editor in Chief announced that the new April update would begin rolling out to Xbox One owners around the world starting today. The update brings a slew of features which were first announced in last month’s premiere episode of Inside Xbox. The prominent ones among them include –

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  • Auto Low-Latency Mode (ALLM) – Which in some displays is also referred to as “game mode.” Through this, a display which supports “Game Mode” will know to switch to it when a game is being played on the Xbox One device.
  • Variable Refresh Rate support for Freesync certified displays –  Which helps in reducing input latency and minimizes display stuttering.
  • Xbox One S and Xbox One S will support 1440p resolution – This resolution offers a choice to users between Full HD and 4K resolution.
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  • Xbox One S and One X will also support high dynamic range with AMD Radeon™ FreeSync 2.
  • Developers can now run games at the native 1440p resolution on Xbox One X.


  • Gamers who love listening to music while gaming will now be able to balance the audio from the game itself and the music.
  • Spatial audio support for system sounds at Home and in Guide.
  • Narrator volume can now be adjusted independently from system audio volume.

Many of this new features have been made available to Xbox Insiders, and joining them is a pretty easy process as the user has to install the “Insider Hub app on your Xbox One or Windows 10 PC and select your desired ring”.

You can read more about the update over here.


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