YouTube Adds HDR Support on Xbox Consoles

HDR support is now available on the YouTube app for last and current-gen Xbox consoles, allowing users to view videos with enhanced visual quality.

YouTube Adds HDR Support on Xbox Consoles
YouTube Adds HDR Support on Xbox Consoles

Extra folks can now get some extra bang for his or her buck out of watching YouTube movies on their gaming consoles. It’s been found that YouTube has rolled out Support for HDR (Excessive-Dynamic Vary) on not simply the Xbox Series X and Series S, but the last-gen Xbox One X and S as well.

This isn’t the first time an Xbox video app has added Support for the upper display high quality that HDR provides, as Netflix and Amazon Prime Video have supported it on the Xbox One for some time now. YouTube, nonetheless, has been a very long time coming, with Microsoft first promising Support again in 2017, in keeping with Flat Panels HD, which first noticed this week’s rollout on Xbox consoles.

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As long as they’ve HDR-compatible screens, users can now expertise YouTube’s collection of HDR movies as they had been meant to be seen, with brighter visuals and stronger colours. These visuals will be skilled at 4K and 60fps on the Xbox Series X, and at 1440p and 60fps on the Series S. Additionally, Engadget notes that users can verify the “stats for nerds” panel to verify the HDR is outputting correctly, but it must be famous that plenty of TVs either show a HDR immediate or routinely swap to a HDR mode when content begins playing.

If there’s any draw back, it’s that the vary of HDR movies on YouTube remains to be pretty small, although this consists of test movies designed to focus on HDR’s capabilities. Most YouTubers have but to start out creating content in Excessive Dynamic Vary, but hopefully, the rising presence of it on YouTube and its totally different apps will encourage a rise within the variety of high-quality movies for Xbox users to take pleasure in.


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