Microsoft Announces Three 'Designed For Xbox' Gaming Monitors

Microsoft has today unveiled the first ever 'Designed for Xbox' gaming monitors from Philips, ASUS, and Acer, all of which are set to release later this year, with more Xbox licensed monitors to arrive in the future.

These are targeted at the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S, and the branding means "you can be confident your new display can support the full speed, performance, and technology of Xbox Series X|S."

Without further ado, here they are:

Philips Momentum 559M1RYV 55”

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The Philips Momentum was developed with Microsoft and validated to deliver optimal Xbox Series X|S performance as soon as you turn it on. It offers quality sound engineered by audio experts, Bowers & Wilkins and new Ambiglow lighting which creates an image-matching halo of light on the rear wall, visually enlarging the screen and giving players a truly immersive experience.

The Philips Momentum supports 4K resolution at 120Hz powered by AMD FreeSync Premium Pro technology to reduce screen tearing. It also introduces a new, dedicated Xbox picture mode. Players can enjoy high-contrast HDR with the VESA Certified DisplayHDR 1000, offering local-dimming and peak luminance more than 3x that of mid-grade displays on the market.

  • Price: $1599.99 USD
  • Release Date: Summer 2021

ASUS Strix Xbox Edition Gaming Monitor XG43UQ 43”


The ASUS ROG Strix Xbox edition comes in at 43 inches, delivering 4K UHD visuals and a 1ms moving picture response time (MPRT) for superfast gaming on a big screen.

Co-developed with the Designed for Xbox Team, ASUS has created an Xbox mode for best color, contrast, and hue settings when paired with Xbox Series X|S. This monitor also features AMD FreeSync Premium Pro technology putting an end to choppy gameplay and replacing it with supersmooth native 4K at 120Hz gaming via HDMI 2.1. Plus, it offers a 90% DCI-P3 color gamut and DisplayHDR 1000 certification ensuring quality visuals and true-to-life colors.

  • Price: TBD
  • Release Date: October 2021

Acer Xbox Edition Gaming Monitor XV282K KV 28”

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The 28” Acer Xbox Edition Gaming Monitor supports 4K at 120Hz and HDMI 2.1, pushing next- generation gameplay to its limits on Xbox Series X|S. It has a low 1ms response time and ensures high color accuracy while the VESA DisplayHDR 400 provides great contrasts between dark and light shades.

Like other monitors entering the program, this display comes AMD FreeSync Premium Pro ready. Equipped with Acer VisionCare 3.0, the Acer Xbox Edition Gaming Monitor is among the first monitors to be TUV/Eyesafe certified, reducing strain on gamers’ eyes as they dive into their gaming adventures. For those interested in PC gaming or a more robust technical setup, this model has a built-in KVM switch, enabling easy switching between multiple PCs without having to change the monitor, keyboard, and mouse setup.

  • Price: $949.99 USD
  • Release Date: Fall 2021

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