Report: Xbox’s “instant on” feature could consume 4 billion kWh by 2025

Found 52 days ago at Arstechnica

The instant on feature that activated by default on new Xbox Series S X consoles could suck up a total of 4 billion kWh—the equivalent of a year operation for a large power plant—from US owners alone through 2025. That according to a preliminary report released this week from the Natural Resources Defense Council, an environmentally focused nonprofit advocacy group. Instant on standby also lets...

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