Tuesday, 19 June, 2018

Xbox One Spring Update to Add FreeSync Support, Twitter Sharing

InsideXboxHERO-hero-1 Xbox One X and Xbox One S will soon support AMD FreeSync displays
Guillermo Lane | 13 March, 2018, 07:04

Overall the implementation of FreeSync support for the Xbox One familiy is one of several Xbox graphics updates on Microsoft's schedule.

With both the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 equipped with AMD graphics, it's always been assumed that FreeSync support wouldn't be an impossibility. These TVs will detect if a game is being played, and will switch to low-latency mode if so.

Many modern TVs have a low-latency "game mode" which turns off any special processing of image and motion that the TV does for movies or other programs. Notably, Microsoft says that using either feature will require "a supported TV or monitor".

Regardless, it'll be interesting to see just how well Microsoft's current generation of consoles will perform now that they're endowed with FreeSync and FreeSync 2. This will provide a smoother viewing experience that removes screen tearing and stuttering.

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Cohen, would seek an injunction stopping CBS from airing the segment, which does not yet have a scheduled broadcast date. The porn star, Stephanie Clifford , spoke with the 60 Minutes contributor Anderson Cooper late last week.


Microsoft dropped some big news during the season premiere of its "Xbox Inside" show, which it streamed online over the weekend.

Support for AMD's variable refresh rate monitors will be implemented in the upcoming Xbox spring update, which will also include 1440p support for monitors. When you can't do that, FreeSync steps in to take over the frame-delivering duties, smartly arranging them in such a way that the entire game is smoothed out.

A new "Share to Twitter" feature, which allows users to directly share screenshots and gameplay clips on Twitter, is also on the horizon. It was also announced last week that Mixer streamers would be allowed to share their controller with viewers with the Spring update.

Meanwhile the fact that the Xbox One S is included in all of this was a small surprise in and of itself.

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