Introducing New Designed for Xbox Monitors Unlocking the True Power of HDMI 2.1 on Xbox Series X|S
At Xbox, we’ve long believed that providing choice for our players is an essential part of the gaming experience. Whether it’s controllers, headsets, or storage, the products available in the Designed for Xbox program. improve the user experience on Xbox.
Few devices in gaming are as important as your screen, and we know that with a new generation of consoles, you get unmatched fidelity in your gaming experiences. With the incredible visual capabilities of the Xbox Series X | S and new display features to consider like HDR, 4K 120Hz, and Variable Refresh Rate (VRR), we want to help Xbox fans find the perfect monitor for your favorite gaming experience. While the options available may seem endless and at times even downright confusing, the Made for Xbox team is here for you.
Today, for the first time, we’re announcing that gaming monitors from our licensed partners will join the Made for Xbox program! Over the past two years, we’ve worked closely with major display manufacturers, including Philips, ASUS, and Acer, to prepare these products to take full advantage of the Xbox Series X | S and HDMI 2.1. Whether you’re looking to purchase a new monitor to play on PC or Xbox Series X | S, our new monitors designed for Xbox will be available this summer.
Xbox Game Features Announcement
Soon gamers will see the new ‘Xbox Game Features’ badge appear on some market monitors, so you can be sure that your new display can support the speed, performance, and technology of the Xbox Series X | S. . To learn more about the features and technology powering the Xbox Series X | S, check out our glossary here.
From Variable Refresh Rate (VRR) to HDR, these monitors will harness the power of cutting-edge HDMI 2.1 technology to deliver an unprecedented immersive, high-fidelity experience.
Designed for Xbox screens
Philips Momentum 559M1RYV 55 “
For console gaming enthusiasts, the new Philips Momentum display designed for Xbox is what gamers have come to expect from high-fidelity monitors in this new era of gaming. At 55 inches, this monitor is both a TV and a bar. his. The Philips Momentum was developed with Microsoft and validated to deliver optimal Xbox Series X | S performance from the moment you turn it on. It delivers quality sound designed by audio experts, Bowers & Wilkins, and the new Ambiglow lighting that creates a halo of light matching the image on the back wall, visually enlarging the screen and giving gamers a truly immersive experience.
Philips Momentum supports 4K resolution at 120Hz powered by AMD FreeSync Premium Pro technology to reduce screen tearing. It also introduces a new dedicated Xbox picture mode. Gamers can enjoy high-contrast HDR with the VESA-certified DisplayHDR 1000, delivering local dimming and peak luminance more than 3 times that of mid-range displays on the market.
The Philips Momentum 559M1RYV 55 ″ will be available worldwide for US $ 1,599.99 starting this summer, along with other future products as we look to expand the Xbox licensed monitor ecosystem with the team at Philips.
ASUS Strix Xbox Edition XG43UQ Gaming Monitor 43 “
Our friends at Republic of Gamers have been working hard on a new monitor for Xbox fans. The ASUS ROG Strix Xbox Edition is available in 43 inches, offering 4K UHD visuals and a 1ms motion picture response time (MPRT) for lightning-fast gaming on a big screen.
Co-developed with the Designed for Xbox team, ASUS created an Xbox Mode for the best color, contrast, and tint settings when paired with the Xbox Series X | S. This monitor also features AMD FreeSync Premium Pro technology to end choppy gaming and replace it with super smooth native 4K gaming at 120Hz via HDMI 2.1. In addition, it offers a 90% DCI-P3 color gamut and DisplayHDR 1000 certification ensuring quality visuals and lifelike colors. ASUS ROG Strix Xbox Edition XG43UQ 43 ″ will be available in October 2021 and price may vary by region, please contact your local stores for more information.
Acer Xbox Edition XV282K KV Gaming Monitor 28 “
The 28-inch Acer Xbox Edition gaming monitor supports 4K at 120Hz and HDMI 2.1, pushing next-gen gameplay to its limits on the Xbox Series X | S. It has a low response time of 1ms and ensures high color accuracy while the VESA DisplayHDR 400 offers great contrasts between dark and light shades.
Like other monitors entering the program, this screen is AMD FreeSync Premium Pro ready. Equipped with Acer VisionCare 3.0, the Acer Xbox Edition gaming monitor is among the first monitors to be TUV / Eyesafe certified, reducing eye strain for gamers as they dive into their gaming adventures. For those interested in gaming PC-based or more rugged engineering setup, this model has a built-in KVM switch, making it easy to switch between multiple PCs without having to change the monitor, keyboard, and mouse setup. The 28-inch Acer Xbox Edition XV282K KV Gaming Monitor will retail for US $ 949.99 and will be available this fall.
With the capabilities unlocked by the ultra high speed HDMI cable supporting 4K 120Hz, your games will look great and play great. The Made for Xbox program works with our partners to provide a variety of HDMI 2.1 cables of varying lengths to meet your gaming needs. The all-new Active HDMI Fiber Optic Cable from Cable Matters offers one of the Ultra High Speed HDMI Cables Certified longest in the market at 32.8ft with 4K resolution at 120Hz and refresh rate support. The Active Certified Ultra High Speed HDMI Cable starts at US $ 64.99 and is available now. (US Retailers: Amazon / Walmart Markets: US, CA, UK, DE, IT, ES, FR, NL, JP, AU)
This is just the start, and we look forward to more monitors joining the Made for Xbox program in the future. For the best way to experience gaming on Xbox Series X | S, look for the green Gaming Features for Xbox badge to kick off your next-gen adventure with Xbox.
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