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YouTube Enables HDR Support On Xbox, Sony PS5 Users To Get It Next


Google-owned YouTube has enabled HDR support on Microsofts Xbox consoles even before the Sony PlayStation 5.

The YouTube app on Xbox never supported HDR, despite being available on the PlayStation 4 since 2019.

According to a report in Engadget, HDR support works across existing Xbox One devices and new consoles like the Xbox Series X and Series S.

YouTube HDR videos are noticeably brighter and more colorful.

“The maximum resolution will depend on your console, with the Xbox Series X supporting 4K at up to 60 fps, and the Xbox One S delivering 1440p HDR at 60 fps,” the report said on Friday.

Microsoft has been promising YouTube HDR supports on Xbox since 2017.

Microsoft has also announced that its Cloud-based gaming subscription service, Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, will be available to iOS and PCs users starting Spring 2021.

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Xbox Cloud Gaming is already available for Android devices as part of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, which costs $15 per month.

The PlayStation 5 will cost Rs 49,990 for the normal edition while the digital edition will come for Rs 39,990 in India.

The next-generation gaming console competes against the new Microsoft’s Xbox line up.