Xbox One S adds support for BD-R and BD-RE Blu-ray discs

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Microsoft today announced that they are adding support for BD-R and BD-RE Blu-ray formats on Xbox One S. BD-R discs are write-only and BD-RE discs are rewriteable. The app update which brings this support is now rolling out to Xbox One S users.

To watch Blu-ray or DVD movies on your Xbox One, you first have to install the Blu-ray app. To install the app, following the below steps,

From Xbox Home, go to Store.

  1. Select Search.
  2. Type Blu-ray in the search bar, press the Menu button, and then select Blu-ray Player app when it appears.
  3. Select Free or Install to download and install the Blu-ray Player app.

After the app is installed, you can watch Blu-ray or DVD movies by inserting the disc into your Xbox One and selecting Blu-ray player on the Home screen, or by finding it under My Games & apps.