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Dolby Vision on the Apple TV App and Spotify Video Podcasts Coming to Xbox


  • Dolby Vision enabled on the Apple TV app starting this week.
  • Watch Spotify video podcasts on your Xbox console.
  • Discovery+, Paramount+, IMDb TV are the newest of the hundreds of entertainment apps available on Xbox and more coming this Summer.

At Xbox, we know enjoying your favorite streaming content is just as fun as gaming. With Xbox Series XIS, you can stream 4K video and bring your movies to life with rich, dynamic sound for an optimal viewing experience. We’re committed to constantly bringing you more ways to enjoy your streaming content and entertainment. Starting this week, you can start to use Dolby Vision enabled on the Apple TV app and watch video podcasts with the Spotify app.

Dolby Vision Enabled on the Apple TV App

Step into the story with Dolby Vision – enabled on the Apple TV app.  You’ll be able to watch some of your favorite Apple TV+ shows, such as “Ted Lasso,” “Mythic Quest,” “For All Mankind,” “See,” and “The Mosquito Coast”in Dolby Vision on your Xbox Series X|S consoles. Combined with the immersive audio of Dolby Atmos, you’ll be able to see and hear what you’ve been missing for a premium experience like no other.

Unlock a remarkable entertainment experience with the ultra-vivid picture of Dolby Vision. Feast your eyes on a wider spectrum of colors with highlights that are up to 40 times brighter and blacks that are 10 times darker than a standard picture.

To start experiencing it with a Dolby Vision compatible TV, you need to have “Allow Dolby Vision” enabled and checked in Settings > General > TV & display options > Video Modes on your console. You can also confirm if content is available in Dolby Vision by looking for the Dolby Vision logo at the bottom of the Movie / Show’s description page in the Apple TV app or during playback by pressing the B button on your controller.

Spotify Video Podcasts Coming to Xbox

Spotify Video Podcasts

Video podcasts are now available on the Spotify app for Xbox. It’s a great way to enhance the experience for both creators and fans. You can tune into video podcasts like The Misfits,” “Higher Learning with Van Lathan & Rachel Lindsay,” and “That was fun? with Addison & Sheri.”  You can play video podcasts in the Spotify app so the video plays in full screen, or you can play Spotify in the background, letting you listen to podcasts and play your favorite games at the same time – just like when you listen to music on Spotify. And don’t forget, you can use the Spotify app on your mobile device to control Spotify playback on your Xbox, so you don’t have to interrupt your game if you want to switch things up. To start watching press play on a video podcast in the Spotify app.

Discovery+, Paramount+, IMDb TV and More to Explore

Discovery+, Paramount+, and IMDb TV are the latest apps available on the store. Check them out today.

And if you want to explore more, you can browse hundreds of entertainment apps available worldwide with the Microsoft Store on Xbox to find all genres of streaming and live TV, movies, music, and services.