You can now watch Dolby Vision videos on your Xbox One

The most recent update (numbered 1810) to the Xbox One S and Xbox One X now means you can watch Dolby Vision content on your console.

In a news post, the company says "Xbox is committed to bringing rich entertainment options to our fans. Today we are excited to announce our latest entertainment option, Dolby Vision video streaming support across Xbox One S and Xbox One X!

"Dolby Vision enables select TVs to take HDR up a notch with scene-by-scene precision and accuracy versus standard HDR which uses one setting for the entire movie/show you are watching. If you have a TV that supports the latest version of Dolby Vision and a Netflix subscription, jump in and experience Dolby Vision for yourself in the coming weeks!"

Unfortunately, Dolby Vision is only supported by Netflix at the moment - so those with compatible Blu-rays are still out in the cold. Hopefully another update will be released to allow Dolby Vision support for all media.

Nevertheless, this does put the Xbox One X slightly ahead of its main competitor, the PS4 Pro, in that respect - although we wonder if it'll be a dealbreaker when people select their new console.


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Adam was a staff writer for What Hi-Fi?, reviewing consumer gadgets for online and print publication, as well as researching and producing features and advice pieces on new technology in the hi-fi industry. He has since worked for PC Mag as a contributing editor and is now a science and technology reporter for The Independent.