Microsoft reveals what’s new in the Xbox October 2022 update

Microsoft has revealed new features and changes October 2022 Xbox Update, and that’s quite the list this month! Some of the highlights include being able to change the TV volume with your Xbox controller, mute your console’s launch audio, edit your video clips with the Xbox mobile app, and more.

Here’s the full list of what’s coming to Xbox in the October 2022 update:

TV volume

“Xbox Series X|S consoles can use an HDMI feature called Consumer Electronics Control (CEC) to send commands to and from CEC-enabled devices such as televisions connected to the console.

“Now you can Change the TV volume in the Audio and Music section of the Xbox guide. To get started, press the Xbox button on your controller to open the guide and go to the Audio and Music section, where you’ll find buttons to change the TV volume or mute it.

Mute your startup audio

“We’re adding a fan-requested feature so you have the option to choose a silent boot experience. You will now be able to customize your settings so that you can mute all sounds when you launch Xbox.”

Choose or change your home Xbox

“We’re adding new setup screens to make it easier for you to choose and change your console when setting up your new Xbox.”

The name is changing for Xbox Economy Mode

“This month, you’ll notice that we’ve updated the information to help you choose the options that best suit you, and we’ve renamed the options. “Standby” is updated to “Sleep” and “Power Saver” is updated to “Shutdown (Power Saver)”.

Xbox password is now Xbox PIN

“While we update the Xbox Access Key and Xbox Guest Key names to Xbox PIN and Xbox Guest PIN, nothing else changes except the name.”

Xbox controller firmware update

“Starting today, we’re rolling out a software update that includes bug fixes for USB flight sticks that connect to the Xbox Adaptive Controller and additional fixes…”

Xbox app – Trim your video clips

“Now you can shorten the length of your Xbox game video clips with the Xbox app for Android and iOS. Video clipping in the Xbox app starts today and will be available to everyone soon.

Xbox Game Pass – Share Medal.TV and edit clips

“Now you can import any clip you’ve captured with the Xbox Game Bar directly to, where you can edit, publish and share your favorite gaming moments.

Are you excited about any of the October 2022 Xbox features? Let us know in the comments below.


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