Xbox One console Tipped To Get TV DVR Functionality Later this Year

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Here's some good news if you own the Xbox One gaming console. If reports are to be believed, Microsoft's Xbox One will likely to receive an update in the near future - to include TV DVR functionality.

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Xbox One console Tipped To Get TV DVR Functionality

According to Microsoft blogger Paul Thurrott, the ailing Xbox One home console will gain the ability to record live television sometime later this year.

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Thurrott's report comes after Microsoft confirmed that Windows Media Center will not be included with Windows 10 due to "decreased usage."

"Of course, many Media Center fans actually use the product to record and watch TV shows via Media Center PCs in the living room," according to the story. "Microsoft's solution for this need will apparently be the Xbox One, though the console currently only provides live TV watching, but not recording. My sources tell me that will change, and most probably this year, to include TV recording."

Xbox One console Tipped To Get TV DVR Functionality

To be honest, the Xbox One is technically capable to record live television from an external HDMI and store them on its 5600GB hard drive. The console already has a DVR-like functionality for capturing live game footage, adding the ability to record live TV isn't that difficult.

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Microsoft hasn't made any official announcement about adding DVR capabilities to the Xbox One, nor has there been some kind of leaked information to prove the purported leak.

Xbox One console Tipped To Get TV DVR Functionality

We will update the article with any changes that occur in regards to the Xbox One's capability to record live television.

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