Xbox One X owners have been handed some rather excellent news this week as Microsoft bosses confirmed the addition of an exciting new feature.
According to Kevin Gammill, program manager for Microsoft’s Xbox Platform Partner Group, the Xbox One X will support 1440p resolution at some point in the near future.
Writing on Twitter, Gammill told members of the Xbox Insider Program that they will be “pleasantly surprised very soon.” with the new 1440p support.
The official tweet read: "Many questions recently around the timing of our 1440p support. Those of you in our early preview ring should be pleasantly surprised very soon if you have an Xbox One S or Xbox One X"
If you're more of a casual gamer or Xbox user and you're not sure what an Xbox Insider is, let us explain.
Effectively, Xbox Insiders are like beta testers, who get access to the very latest hardware and software on the console. When Microsoft's testing is complete, they usually roll the new updates out to the public.
Currently, the Xbox One X can make us of supersampling on a 1080p television or monitor, but downsampling means that anyone using a 1440p display right now, are not seeing the benefits.
This upcoming update should change all of that providing an even clearer resolution for the most powerful console on the planet.
In addition, if Gammill's tweet is to be believed this update should also bring 1440p support to the Xbox One S, even if it's only the Xbox One X that actually supports gaming in 1440p.
According to a tweet from Xbox Insider Program head Brad Rossetti, this new update is expected to drop next week.
In the meantime, all Xbox One owners have a bevvy of excellent deals thanks to the launch of the new Deals with Gold offers earlier today.
This week's Spotlight sale is very EA centric, with loads of deals on some of Electronic Art's latest and greatest games.
For example, Gold members can pick up Dragon Age: Inquisition's Game of the Year Edition for £6.75, Madden NFL 18 for £19.80, Mass Effect Andromeda for £8.75, The Sims 4 for £22.50, Titanfall 2: Ultimate Edition for £8.75 and Unravel for £3.75.
Likewise, anyone keen on a classic, you can pick up some of the best backwards compatible Xbox 360 games for less than a fiver.
Right now, Skate 3 is only £3.74 while the Dead Space trilogy is also down to a shockingly cheap £3.74 each as well.
If you're too skint even for those classics, don't worry because it won't be long before the next Games with Gold freebies arrive.
In fact, we should learn more about which Xbox One and Xbox 360 titles are part of the March 2018 lineup, later this week.
This also means you only have a handful more days to download the existing crop of free games from February.
Currently, Xbox One owners with an active Xbox Live Gold membership can download Shadow Warrior and Assassin's Creed Chronicles: India.
On top of this, there's also Crazy Taxi, which is available to play on your Xbox One thanks to Backwards Compatibility.
Don't hang about though, you've only got nine more days to claim these free games.
With thanks to - James Wright
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