Xbox New Energy Saving Option is Sustainable

January 19, 2023 at 7:47 AM in Gaming News with no comments

The Xbox consoles now offer a new power-saving and sustainable energy option making it the very first carbon-aware platform.

By Daniel Burrows Daniel | Veena

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Xbox: New Energy Saving Mode  

Key Facts

  • A new software update for the Xbox makes it the first carbon-aware console.
  • The new Shutdown (energy saving) mode can now save up to 20x power.
  • You can still download overnight updates and games while on the new Shutdown mode.



Attempts to lessen the environmental impact of the Xbox console are ongoing. This is possible through waste reduction and optimization of software and hardware. The effort resulted in the first carbon-aware console.

  Xbox Power Saving  

According to the Xbox Insider, The Xbox Series X|S consoles are able to update automatically. The update lets you use the energy-saving option Shutdown which is able to save up to 20x more as compared to the regular Sleep mode.

Even in the Shutdown energy-saving mode, your Xbox Series X|S would still be able to process overnight updates.

Included in the update is the new Active Hours setting that lets you boot your Xbox faster from its Sleep mode.

The new update came about after the global cost of living keeps on increasing. Microsoft would want to reduce its impact on the environment.




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