Xbox Series X|S Consoles Can Now Download Updates In Energy Saver Mode

Xbox Series X|S consoles can now download updates through the hardware's energy saver mode, significantly cutting down on the power consumed by these devices when they're on standby. Previously, only the Instant-On mode of Xbox Series consoles could grab software updates automatically, but this new change announced by Microsoft is being done to encourage users to adopt a more energy-efficient lifestyle with their gaming habits.Microsoft has also made energy saver mode the default option for when a new Xbox Series console is first set up. While Instant-On has its advantages, energy saver mode uses approximately 20 times less power when it's not installing updates. It might take a few seconds longer to jump into your games when your console has been idle overnight, but every small step counts when it comes to reducing your carbon footprint.To activate energy saver mode, all you have to do is navigate to settings, select Sleep Mode & Startup, and then select energy saver.Continue Reading at GameSpot

Xbox Series X|S Consoles Can Now Download Updates In Energy Saver Mode

Xbox Series X|S consoles can now download updates through the hardware's energy saver mode, significantly cutting down on the power consumed by these devices when they're on standby. Previously, only the Instant-On mode of Xbox Series consoles could grab software updates automatically, but this new change announced by Microsoft is being done to encourage users to adopt a more energy-efficient lifestyle with their gaming habits.

Microsoft has also made energy saver mode the default option for when a new Xbox Series console is first set up. While Instant-On has its advantages, energy saver mode uses approximately 20 times less power when it's not installing updates. It might take a few seconds longer to jump into your games when your console has been idle overnight, but every small step counts when it comes to reducing your carbon footprint.

To activate energy saver mode, all you have to do is navigate to settings, select Sleep Mode & Startup, and then select energy saver.

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