Microsoft announces known issues for Xbox Series X launch day

Today is the day Xbox fans can finally pick up their new Xbox Series X or S. Let it be known, I am exceedingly jealous of all of you.

If you’re in the same camp as me, you can check out our launch review and get even more jealous!

With every launch there are always a few hiccups. Lots of things yet to be tested at a consumer scale or just running into unforeseen compatibility issues. No matter the problem, there’s nothing more frustrating than getting a shiny new piece of tech and not being able to get the damn thing to work.

There are a few things you can do before you pick up your Xbox Series X or S to make the experience as pleasant as possible, but there will always be spanners in the works for some customers.

This is why we think it’s very cool that Microsoft has already released a bunch of known issues folks are having with their Xbox Series X/S.

The helpful page goes over issues like TV compatibility problems, apps that won’t launch, game capture issues, and more. 

Even issues that don’t have proper solutions, like the EA Play App not launching, at least have acknowledgement that it is a problem and a few things you can try to get around them. 

Honestly, it’s exactly what I’d like to see as a consumer. A nice transparent list of problems, whether or not I can viably solve them, and how. Microsoft has pledged to update the post as more issues and resolutions are found. 

It’s much better than screaming and punching up the impressive cardboard packaging due to random technology issues.

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Secretly several dogs stacked on top of one another in a large coat, Hope has a habit of getting far too excited about all things videogames and tech. She loves the new accomplishments and ideas humanity conjures and believes in a future where we work for the betterment of all. Until then, she does her best to bring light by sharing her excitements with you here. You can also find her screaming into the void on Twitter.

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