Microsoft to force Xbox consoles into energy saver mode as it rolls out smarter option

/ The one-time switch will improve energy usage, and Xbox Series X / S users can switch back to standby if needed. New active hours will offer a balance between both settings. Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge

Microsoft is planning to switch Xbox Series X and S owners over to an energy-saving power mode in a bid for sustainability and cost savings. The Shutdown (energy saving) power option was made default on Xbox consoles shipped since last March, but millions of Xbox One and Xbox Series X / S consoles still use the more convenient Sleep (Instant On) option.

Microsoft is now planning to issue a one-time update

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