EA Play app likewise not supported, however there are workarounds.

Xbox Series X and S get to midnight tonight here in the UK and all over the world, however it deserves keeping in mind the console will not support BBC iPlayer in time for launch.

For your day-to-day dosage of Eastenders or to overtake last night’s His Dark Materials, you’ll need to discover another iPlayer-supported gadget, in the meantime.

“There is no workaround at this time however we are dealing with our app partners to solve this,” Microsoft specified in an FAQ page, which notes presently impressive problems for its 2 brand-new consoles. “At this time, the BBC iPlayer app will just deal with an Xbox One generation gadget.”

It’s the 3rd console generation in a row Microsoft and the BBC have actually struggled to make iPlayer a concern, with it notoriously taking ages to introduce on Xbox 360, and likewise taking a while to show up on Xbox One.

Perhaps more unexpected is the truth the EA Play app will likewise not deal with Xbox Series X/S at launch – though there’s a simple workaround here.

While the EA Play app does not have an Xbox Series X/S variation, you can access its library of video games through your My Games & Apps, picking Full Library, then EA Play to see the complete brochure offered.

Anyone wanting to utilize the service’s 10-hour trial for particular video games can discover these in the Xbox’s shop. Look up the video game in concern, and there’s an alternative to download the trial there.

In short, you do not require the EA Play app downloaded to access the service, however it’s still odd to see it not yet operating in time for tonight.