Xbox makes it possible for users to change their region, and you’d be surprised how much of a good idea this is. Users have a series of reasons why they might want to change their region, and Microsoft has no problem accommodating such requirements. You’ll find that it is easier to change the region of the Xbox Series S/X console instead of the account region. Not only that, but you’ll face fewer problems as well, and you know how we like to avoid problems as much as possible.
Why change your Xbox’s region or country
Changing the region of your Xbox is important under certain circumstances. For example, if one day you choose to move to a different country, it makes sense to change the region to that specific country in order to access the correct Microsoft Store. Furthermore, changing your region gives you access to features only available in some locations.
How to change the Region on Xbox Series S/X console
To change the Region on the Xbox Series S/X console, follow these steps to get things moving in the right direction:
- Press the power button on the Xbox Series S/X console
- Press the Xbox button to launch the Guide
- Locate Profile & System > Settings.
- Navigate to Language & Location
- Select desired region.
To begin, you must first turn on the Xbox console. This task is the easiest of everything that is required of you in this article.
In order to boot into the console, you must press the power button on the console itself.
Alternatively, you can press the power button on the console.
Once either of these buttons is pressed, it will take a few seconds for the device to come into its own.
The next step here is to navigate to the Settings section of the console’s operating system.
Press the Xbox button on the console to fire up the Guide.
After that, you are then required to look at the right-hand options.
There you will see Profile & System.
From there, select Settings.
Navigate to Language & Location
The next thing you will want to do here is to find your way to Language & Location from within the Settings menu.
You are now in the position to select your desired region, so let us explain how to accomplish this.
Please choose Location. This opens up a drop-down menu.
From this menu, seek out your preferred region and select it.
Finally, hit the Restart Now button to complete the region change.
READ: How to update Xbox Account if you’re moving to a new Country or Region
Is the Xbox Series S region locked?
According to Microsoft, the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S will remain region-free for all games, so there is no need to change your region in order to access titles that would have been exclusively locked to a particular region. Those days are gone, and that can only mean great news for gamers.