The Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S consoles officially have a new way of downloading system and video game updates, Xbox announced. This particular data was embedded in a much longer publication linked to an update on Xbox’s sustainability efforts, such as the fact that Xbox is intended to have a 100% recyclable packaging for all Xbox products and accessories in the Organization countries for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) for 2030 The new form is quite simple: while using the ENERGY SAVER suspension mode, which consumes approximately 20 times less energy than the standby mode when it is not doing anything according to The company, now you can download updates that previously could not.


“Last year, we improved in the Energy Saver suspension mode of the console,” said Xbox Wire’s official publication of Dave McCarthy, corporate vice president of Xbox operations, reads partly. «Energy saving mode consumes about 20 times less energy than standby mode when the console is not used or does not receive updates. Now, the system and game updates can be downloaded during energy saving mode, which saves even more energy ».

The wording of that makes it look like, although the huge energy savings are typical of a normal instance of the use of energy saving mode in the Xbox series X and Xbox Series S consoles, use now to download updates of any kind does not meet That brand is not clear how much energy is saved in the ENERGY SAVER suspension mode while downloading the updates. All this is part of a broader environmental sustainability report 2021 by Microsoft

As previously indicated, the ability to download system updates and games updates in energy saving mode is available for all Xbox series X and Xbox Series S. In general, Xbox Series S and Xbox Series X consoles are available Wherever they are sold for $ 299 and $ 499 if you can find any of them in stock. You can check all our previous Xbox coverage in general here.

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