March Update Xbox Includes Performance Upgrades to Wireless Headsets, and Backward Compatible Titles

Published 03/10/2021, 1:05 PM EST


The American gaming giant in a recent update announced interesting new features to its consoles. March update has revealed performance upgrades, changes to the Xbox interface, and its very own Headset. These upgrades will indeed make Xbox an even more user-friendly device, while it will also add important performance upgrade options. Gamers would see a significant enhancement that will allow them to experience the backward compatible games considerably better. Microsoft continues to come up with an innovative solution to enhance the game experience, for instance, the company has now also rolled out important upgrades to its accessories.

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The gaming giant has also confirmed that it is indeed bringing back achievements to the console with the March update as well.

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The March update for Xbox will add promising new changes to the console

Xbox with a blog post revealed performance upgrades with new Auto HDR options to boost the operation of backward-compatible titles. Owners of the latest consoles Xbox Series X/S will now also see a significant boost to FPS(Frames per second). The gaming giant promised to roll out this upgrade in February, and now it has made good on its vow.

Auto HDR and FPS boost: After installing the March update, gamers will have to restart their console to find the new options for Auto HDR and FPS Boost appear in the setting section. You can free enable these performance upgrades at your will if you are facing issues with backward compatible titles. This option might not be available for all the tiles, so ensure you check the supported games that can make use of this feature.

Achievements: Xbox owners will finally see the return of achievements with the latest update. The company has organized a beta test in March for this feature with a chosen few gamers. After achieving the desired results, the company has promised to make it available throughout the world later on. For now, the achievement tab will include the Achievement detail screen, Achievement unlocked notification, and in the following weeks, the leaderboard will also be added.

Microsoft is aiming to introduce innovative changes

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Wireless Headset upgrade: The March update will introduce a patch that aims to significantly enhance the performance of its wireless headsets and acessories. This update will enable you to tune up the audio with new controls, new equalizer settings, bass boost, auto-mute sensitivity, mic monitoring, and tune-up to the brightness setting of the mic. The Xbox headset will also receive updates wirelessly that will enable you to experience the game at the best quality possible. Ensure you keep your Microsoft OS or Xbox console up to date, in order to enjoy Xbox Accessories.

Changes to Xbox Subscription, TV listing guide: The March update will introduce a better way to manage to Xbox subscription to the users. Gamers will now be able to view important information like the entire list of added subscriptions, every entry of charges incurred, credit card information, other payment information, and a simple way to switch plans.

Every single piece of information will be available in the settings section within Xbox itself. The gaming giant has now decided to terminate the TV listing guide feature, starting with the May update. For the time being, gamers will be able to use the function normally, but it will be taken away soon.

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Ayank Chourasia is an eSports author at EssentiallySports and has been professionally writing since 2016 and has worked across many fields. He regularly keeps tabs on a wide range of professional esports like Dota 2, Valorant, CS and fighting games. He has been an ardent gamer since his childhood, and became a defender of the ancients in Dota 2 during his college days.

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