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Xbox Design Lab Receives New Update Welcoming Pastel Colors, Camouflage Top Covers, And Adding Support To A Dozen New Regions


Posted on June 9, 2022 by Nick Moreno

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One aspect of Xbox that always drawn users to its platform was the customization. For one, the firm successfully implemented this with the Xbox Design Lab during the Xbox One generation. However, ahead of the newest Xbox Series machines, the program was closed down. Thankfully, users shortly after discovered that the initiative will be returning with new additions to complement the newest controller interaction from Microsoft.

Now this week, Microsoft unveiled that more than a handful new additions will be coming to the Xbox Design Lab program including new color choices and top covers for the controllers too. For colors, pastel is the new in with Soft Pink, Soft Orange, Soft Green, and Soft Purple. Additionally, the latest top covers introduces camouflage including Mineral Camo, Arctic Camo, Forest Camo, Sandglow Camo and Blaze Camo.

Atop of that, Xbox Design Lab is opening is availability to more regions across the globe for anticipated consumers. The new territories includes Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Korea, Singapore, Czech Republic, Greece, Hungary, Norway, Slovakia, and Switzerland. Moreover, Microsoft states Taiwan will also be added to this list “later this summer.”

In terms of other paired announcement from Microsoft, xCloud is receiving some new improvements this year. For one, Xbox Cloud Gaming is to face a upgrade for smart televisions; specifically Samsung displays. On June 30th, the Gaming Hub will welcome Xbox TV which is a smart application to stream Xbox Game Pass titles to your television.

According to a separate Xbox Wire blog post, Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers will be receiving support for purchased games to stream via xCloud that is separate from the Xbox Game Pass library. There is no date for the update, but it is scheduled to release later in 2022. You can read the full report by heading here.

Are you planning to pick up a new Xbox controller from Xbox Design Lab?

Source: Xbox Wire

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