The Xbox November 2021 Update has been rolled out by Microsoft and brings new features and improvements to the Xbox Series S/X and Xbox One consoles. The company has added new audio settings for all Xbox consoles along with accessibility enhancements in the form of new color filters for existing-gen console owners that improve the user experience while wearing the headset. With improvements to some Xbox controllers and an updated Xbox Mobile app, developers will also be able to use the Accessibility feature tag for games in the Microsoft Store, according to the company.
In a post detailing the changes that will be part of the November Xbox Update, Microsoft Having said that it has added new and improved color filters to the Xbox Series S/X console to help gamers with color blindness or color vision impairments play titles that have been inaccessible to them in the past. After the update, users will be able to head to head Adjustment , easy use , color filter And choose from three filters: Deuteranopia, Protanopia, and Tritanopia. Unlike some games that have such a feature built-in, Microsoft says the effect of an applied color filter will be visible on all games, movies, apps, and menus across the system. Using the Gamer’s Guide in . I can also Profiles and Systems , quick settings To toggle these filters while viewing on the console.
The company has also added another accessibility feature that allows game developers to specify that accessibility features Their gaming titles support such as adjustable difficulty, custom volume controls, color options, and input remapping. These will appear on the Microsoft Store, the Xbox website, the Xbox Game Pass mobile app, and the Xbox app for Windows PC; More than 325 games, including Sea of Thieves and Microsoft Flight Simulator, already display accessibility data, according to Microsoft.
The Xbox update also brings new firmware for the Xbox One Wireless Controller, Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2, and Xbox Adaptive Controllers. These controllers will now benefit from lower latency, better cross-device connectivity, and Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE), which are seen on the more advanced Xbox Series S and Xbox Series X controllers.
Microsoft has also changed the way the Xbox Series S/X and Xbox One consoles handle audio, with an option to “mute speaker audio when headset is attached”. This setting, found under Adjustment , additional options, will eliminate the need for gamers to change their speaker volume separately when attaching the headset. Meanwhile, the company has also added a new audio test and description at the bottom of the screen Adjustment To better control the volume and output settings.
xbox app Mobile has also been updated with a new link sharing feature that allows gamers to get screenshots and a link to special in-game moments, which can then be shared with anyone on the web. Is. Gamers will also be able to view content on the app based on trending and view or comment on game captures shared by other players. The Xbox November Update is available for all Xbox Series S/X and Xbox One consoles, and owners can navigate here Profiles and Systems , Adjustment , Management , Update To make sure they have the latest software installed on their console.
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