At Xbox, we’ve long believed that giving our players choice is a critical part of the gaming experience. Whether it’s controllers, headsets, or memory, the products available in the Designed for Xbox program enhance the Xbox experience.
Few devices are as important to your gaming as your display, and we know that a new generation of consoles brings unprecedented fidelity to your gaming experience. With the amazing visual capabilities of the Xbox Series X | S and new display features like HDR, 4K @ 120Hz, and variable refresh rate (VRR), we want to help Xbox fans find the ideal monitor for their preferred gaming experience. While the options available may seem endless and even confusing at times, the Designed for Xbox team has your back.
Today we are announcing for the first time that our licensed partners’ gaming monitors are joining the Designed for Xbox program! We have worked closely with leading display manufacturers such as Philips, ASUS and Acer for the past two years to prepare these products to make the most of the Xbox Series X | S and HDMI 2.1. Whether you’re looking to buy a new monitor for PC gaming or the Xbox Series X | S, our new Designed for Xbox monitors will be available this summer.
Announcing gaming features for Xbox
Soon, gamers will see the new Gaming Features for Xbox badge appearing on select monitors in the market, so you can be sure your new display supports the full speed, performance and technology of the Xbox Series X | S. For more information on Xbox Series X | S features and technologies, see our glossary here.
From variable refresh rate (VRR) to HDR, these monitors leverage the power of the latest HDMI 2.1 technology to deliver an immersive, high-fidelity experience never seen before.
Designed for Xbox displays
Philips Momentum 559M1RYV 55 ”
For console game enthusiasts, the new Designed for Xbox Philips Momentum display is what gamers have come to expect from high-fidelity monitors in this new era of gaming. At 55 inches, this monitor is a television and soundbar in one. The Philips Momentum is designed and validated with Microsoft to deliver optimal Xbox Series X | S performance the moment you turn it on. It offers high-quality sound developed by audio experts Bowers & Wilkins and the new Ambiglow lighting that creates an image-like halo on the back wall, optically enlarges the screen and offers players a truly immersive experience.
The Philips Momentum supports 4K resolution at 120 Hz powered by AMD FreeSync Premium Pro Technology to reduce screen tearing. It also introduces a new, dedicated Xbox picture mode. Players can get high contrast HDR with the VESA certified DisplayHDR 1000, offers local dimming and top luminance that is more than three times that of the mid-range displays available on the market.
The Philips Momentum 559M1RYV 55 ″ will be available worldwide for $ 1599.99 this summer, along with other future products as we partner with the Philips team to expand the Xbox Licensed Monitor ecosystem.
ASUS Strix Xbox Edition Gaming Monitor XG43UQ 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 43 inches tall and offers 4K UHD graphics and a moving picture response time (MPRT) of 1 ms for super-fast gaming on a big screen.
Developed together with the Designed for Xbox team, ASUS has developed an Xbox mode for the best color, contrast and hue settings in conjunction with the Xbox Series X | S. This monitor also offers AMD FreeSync Premium Pro
Acer Xbox Edition Gaming Monitor XV282K KV 28 ”
The 28-inch Acer Xbox Edition gaming monitor supports 4K at 120 Hz and HDMI 2.1 and pushes next-generation gameplay on the Xbox Series X | S to its limits. It has a short response time of 1 ms and ensures high color accuracy during the VESA displayHDR 400 offers great contrasts between dark and light colors.
Like other monitors entering the program, this ad comes on display AMD FreeSync Premium Pro ready. Equipped with Acer VisionCare 3.0, the Acer Xbox Edition Gaming Monitor is one of the first monitors to be TÜV / Eyesafe certified and relieve gamers’ eyes while immersing themselves in their gaming adventures. For those interested in PC gaming or a more robust tech setup, this model has a built-in KVM switch that allows easy switching between multiple PCs without having to change the monitor, keyboard and mouse setup. The 28 “Acer Xbox Edition Gaming Monitor XV282K KV will cost $ 949.99 and be available this fall.
Thanks to the skills unlocked by the Ultra high speed HDMI cable with support for 4K at 120 Hz, your games will look and play great. The Designed for Xbox program works with our partners to provide a variety of HDMI 2.1 cables in various lengths to meet your gaming needs. The brand new Cable Matters Active HDMI Fiber Optic Cable offers one of the longest certified Ultra High Speed HDMI cables on the market at 32.8 feet with full 4K at 120 Hz resolution and refresh rate support. The Certified Ultra High Speed HDMI Active Cable starts at $ 64.99 and is available now. (US dealers: Amazon / Walmart Markets: US, CA, UK, DE, IT, ES, FR, NL, JP, AU)
This is just the beginning, and we look forward to seeing more monitors join the Designed for Xbox program in the future. For the best way to experience games on the Xbox Series X | S, find the green Xbox Badge Gaming Features to start your next generation journey with Xbox.