Jul 17, 2023
Xbox Series X owners are just realizing 'cable mistake' is ruining the quality of their games but it has an easy fix
CHOOSING the right display settings can really optimize your Xbox gaming experience. To make the most of your Xbox Series X, make sure you're getting the most out of your TV display by using the right
CHOOSING the right display settings can really optimize your Xbox gaming experience.
To make the most of your Xbox Series X, make sure you're getting the most out of your TV display by using the right cables.
If your TV has a 4K display then it's worth accessing this to improve the visuals of your game.
You need to make sure you're using an HDMI 2.1 cable to plug your Xbox into the TV.
You'll also need to check it's plugged into the right port.
If you're not sure what your TV supports, you should be able to check in its display settings menu.
The Xbox Series X comes with a HDMI 2.1 cable that you can make use of.
Microsoft explains on its Xbox support page: "The Xbox Series X console comes with a 2-meter Ultra High Speed HDMI cable that supports HDMI 2.1 features.
"This cable is required to support 4K gaming at 120Hz. Using a different HDMI cable may impact your video quality.
"Be sure to place your console within 2 meters of your TV so that this cable will reach."
If you require a longer cable, you will have to purchase it.
Microsoft says: "If you require a longer cable, be sure to purchase a certified Ultra High Speed HDMI cable."
While settings up your console, it's worth giving it a quick update.
This is something that Microsoft recommends to get the best out of the device.
The tech giant explains: "For best results, we recommend you always update your console during setup before you attach any additional peripherals, such as Storage Expansion Cards, UBD HDDs, battery charging stations, etc."
Microsoft's Xbox support page explains all of the console's ports in detail and includes a helpline for anyone who is still confused.CHOOSING the right display settings can really optimize your Xbox gaming experience.