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How to Play Blu-ray Discs on a Compatible Xbox One Console


Can XboxOne play Blu-ray discs? That’s a good question. Unfortunately, Microsoft doesn’t offer a native Blu-ray player application on either Xbox One or 360 consoles, so it’s easy to ignore the need for Blu-ray playback. However, most consoles in the Xbox One gamingsystem can play Blu-ray discs and DVDs. Of course, it depends on the type of Xbox console you have. This article will show you how to play Blu-ray Discs on a compatible Xbox One Console.

Currently, there are three Xbox One console models available: the Xbox One S, Xbox One S All-Digital Edition, and Xbox One X. The Xbox One S and Xbox One S All-Digital Edition serve as entry-level products for those looking to pick up Microsoft’s eighth-generation gaming system.

First of all, there’s no getting away from the fact that while the newer Xbox One (S/X) allows you to enjoy Blu-ray and DVD movies by installing the Blu-ray player app from Store, Xbox 360 consoles do not come with Blu-ray support.

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How Can You Play Blu-ray Discs on Xbox One (S, X)?

Microsoft supports Blu-rays and 4K HDR Blu-rays playback on the Xbox One S and Xbox One X. This requires some additional steps. This article got you covered.

How to Set Up and View Blu-ray Movies on Xbox One S or Xbox One X.

  • Power on your Xbox One console and press the Xbox button on your controller to launch a menu. Then, select “Home.”
  • Use your controller to scroll to the right until you are in the Xbox Store.
  • In the search bar, type “Blu-ray” or “DVD player” and select “Blu-ray Player app” from the search results.
  • Click on the “Blu-ray Player” app to launch the app page, then click “Get” to download the application.

How to Play Blu-ray on Your Xbox One

  • Power on your Xbox One console.
  • Then, select a Blu-ray or DVD and place it in your Xbox One disc drive.
  • After you insert the disc into your console’s disc drive, the installed Blu-ray player app should automatically appear and start to play the disc.
  • If necessary, you can insert the disc into your console and select the Blu-ray player application on your Home screen or launch it from your “My games & apps” folder.

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