How to switch from Xbox One X to Xbox Series X...

You have decided to replace your Xbox One X (or S) with the brand new Xbox Series X! Of course you want to keep your profile (gamertag), but also find your settings, your games and your essential backups and achievements on your new console. At this level, Microsoft’s work is remarkable as your Xbox Series X or S has definitely taken the place of your old console in just a few minutes.

Xbox One X / Xbox Series X: Côté-Verzweigungen

In terms of hooking up the new Xbox Series X (and Series S), the latter couldn’t be simpler as it is identical in every way to your current Xbox One X (or S).

In other words, you can take full advantage of the cables (power and HDMI) used by your old console for the new generation Xbox (depending on your smart TV, the HDMI cable may be converted to an HDMI 2.1 cable will).

Try the Xbox Series SX

Only the optical input (in case you used it) will be a problem as the new generation is completely free of it. That and the HDMI in … Your Xbox Series X is installed in just a few seconds, and then comes the exciting and dreaded moment of first launch.

Try the Xbox Series SX

Try the Xbox Series SX

Xbox One X / Xbox Series X: Konfigurationsinitiale

The first time you turn it on, your new Xbox will only ask you for information, starting with accessing the internet network without forgetting your gamertag. It is then sufficient to enter the email address and the associated password to immediately find his profile, which contains achievements, the list of friends …

It only takes a few minutes to connect to your profile and view the dashboard on the new Xbox Series X and S (with the added bonus of the new dynamic theme).

Note that configuration can be done by associating your smartphone’s Xbox application with the console (using a simple digital code). However, this is not mandatory. Of course, you can do the whole process with the force of the pad, which also allows you to take responsibility for the new (and very successful) Xbox controller for the first time.

At this point your Xbox Series X / S is of course completely free of play … but that will change (more or less) quickly, depending on your web connection.

Xbox One X / Xbox Series X: Download (again) and save your games

To re-download the digital versions of your games, just go to My games, then Complete library, then Owned all games. From here you can download the games of your choice, which will be saved in the console’s download manager.

The download manager hasn’t really changed in that regard, and it still manages the waiting list in a pretty messy way and can only do one download at a time. With a connection ” the campaign »At 15 Mbit / s it took us more than 5 days (without interruption) to download about 30 games and fill the Xbox Series X SSD to the brim.

Suffice it to say that those who have a somewhat weak connection run the risk of experiencing some intense (and long) moments of frustration. In order not to go through the network box, you can of course also transfer your games to an external drive / SSD and then reintegrate them into your new Xbox. By the way, if your ” Ancient »Xbox is still connected to the network, you can also use a« to back up“By transferring all the data from your old console to the new one over the home network.

Try the Xbox Series SX

Try the Xbox Series SX

On the game memory side, the system developed by Microsoft is an example of efficiency as the memories are linked to the player’s profile. So all you have to do is start a game and the system will automatically retrieve the last save from the cloud. Once the game starts we will find its part just as we left it before. Perfect.

For comparison: With PlayStation it is absolutely necessary to have a PS Plus account (for a fee) in order to repatriate your saved games from the cloud or to choose an external storage solution again. So, consider replacing your PS4 with the upcoming PS5.

Xbox Series X: a worryingly easy setup / configuration

As you can see, if you already have an Xbox One X or S, connecting and initializing your new Xbox Series X or S will only take a few minutes. The connections are identical and the gamertag system shows impressive efficiency.

We still regret that a download manager is always so disastrous, and those with a small connection have to be patient to redownload the biggest games. Of course, when you switch on your new Xbox for the first time, you are not immune to a (more or less major) system update.


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