Xbox: How to connect a speaker to your Xbox Series X

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Connecting a speaker to your Xbox Series X may add some more susbtance to your overall gaming experience in terms of audio quality.

Although Microsoft made changes to the recently released console by removing the optical audio output on the console, it's still possible to connect a speaker to your new Xbox.

People want the option to connect their peripherals to their new purchases, and this is no different with gaming consoles.

With that, here's how to connect a speaker to your Xbox Series X.

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Connect a speaker to your Xbox Series X by using an optimal cable

This is the only way of connecting a speaker to your Xbox Series X due to the console's more limited audio input and output aspects.

You may use the optimal cable to connect an HDMI audio extractor to get such audio from your games and apps.

Once done, you could connect the optimal cable to your speaker. Proceed on playing your Xbox Series X games with a much more surrounding sound.

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Xbox Series X Speaker audio settings

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You can adjust your Xbox Series X Speaker audio settings on different categories according to the official support page for Xbox.

These are HDMI audio, Optical audio, and Bitstream formats. Adjusting those would give you more options on how to handle the audio aspect of your Xbox Series X.

But if you want to hear those sounds a lot closer, then your gaming headphones may come calling.

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