Microsoft has officially unveiled a new version of its operating system. With Windows 11, the video game was put on hold earlier than ever and we were treated to some information on new features planned. From the redesign of the Windows Store to compatibility with various “gaming” features, here is an overview of what awaits you when Windows 11 is released.
See also: Pre-download and install Windows 11
Auto HDR in 1000 PC games
Microsoft has already promised, but the Windows 11 event will once again confirm that some Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S games can benefit from the existing automatic HDR. Auto compatible with over 1000 PC games. HDR coming soon, including the following four titles:
- Age of Empires Definitive Edition
- Rocket League
- Doom 64
Of course, you need to have a screen that supports HDR. As a reminder, the Auto HDR function makes it possible to enhance the image with an expanded color range to significantly enhance its dynamics through algorithms.
Depending on the game, the result is more or less reliable and in any case, the feature can be turned on or off as desired.
The Xbox Series X and S Direct storage technology comes with Windows games
Xbox Series X | With the release of S, we discovered the Xbox Velocity Architecture and its direct storage. The good news is that the latter is also available on PCs with NVMe SSDs, including Windows 11.
Thanks to the direct storage available exclusively in Windows 11, games can load their data into a graphics card without interfering with the CPU. This means you will be able to enjoy very detailed worlds calculated at lightning speed, avoiding long load times. Windows 11 PCs are pre-configured “optimized for direct storage” and have the necessary drivers to enable this extraordinary experience.
Xbox Game Pass and Cloud Gaming integrated into Windows 11
The operating system for Windows 11 games is higher than ever. Already widely advertised on the console, the Xbox GamePass qualifies for the location selected by the Xbox GamePass application in Windows 11.
The Xbox app catalog includes hundreds of Xbox game pass games available, apparently home-developed by Xbox and Bethesda, but also includes third-party games and games from the EA Play catalog for Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members. …
Xbox Cloud Gaming also comes to light in the Xbox app from Windows 11. For still Xbox GamePass Ultimate members, it’s a question of launching games available in the cloud directly from the application interface., No installation required. A similar operation already available in the mobile app.
You can find a list of Xbox Game Pass games for 2021 and 2022 in our special article.
Suitable for your favorite devices
Microsoft makes it a point to adapt many devices to its various consoles. PC is no exception to the rule and Windows 11 allows you to connect the necessary controller or the necessary tools to enjoy the flight simulator 100%.
Whether it’s the new Xbox wireless controllers, mechanical keyboards, dedicated gaming mice, Xbox adaptive controller, surround headsets, external graphics cards and more, you’ll soon be able to connect millions of peripherals and accessories to play the way you want.
Microsoft has not released a release date for Windows 11, but we already know that Windows 10 owners can install Windows 11 with a free update.