You won’t have to reach for a remote the next time you’re ready to return to your Xbox after a TV session. Microsoft is unroll a Updating which lets you press the Xbox button on your controller to switch the input to your Series X or Series S. You can switch to cable TV during a download, knowing you just need to grab your controller when you’re ready to play.
The feature depends on the support of the newer Xbox consoles for HDMI-CEC. You can enable it from the “Sleep Mode and Startup” settings section through the “TV & A/V Power Options” selection.
The concept is not entirely new, whether for consoles or for HDMI-CEC devices in general. Still, it’s hard to complain when it can save you time wading through TV menus to come back to Halo Infinite†
Starting today, once you press the Xbox button on your controller, you can switch the input back to your Xbox. While waiting on another TV input for a download or update, you can press the Xbox button once to switch back to the Xbox input https://t.co/hbEs9ns27c pic.twitter.com/aOkIyVERJs
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