Microsoft just announced some changes to the new Xbox which includes making them the first carbon aware console.
"Xbox is now the first gaming console to offer carbon aware game downloads and updates," Microsoft announced.
That's a smart decision that doesn't interfere with game play.
"Starting today, Xbox Insiders will notice that their Xbox Series X|S consoles automatically update to the Shutdown (energy saving) power option. This one-time update to your power settings will reduce your power consumption while your console is off, and will not affect performance, gameplay, or your console’s ability to receive overnight updates to system, games or apps."
However, just the mention of the word "carbon" and guess whose heads are exploding? Glenn Beck and his cadre of fools.
Blazemedia screams; "Xbox will force gamers to power down to fight climate change, touting the first 'carbon aware console'"
Oh, noes.The Xbox has gone "woke."
I'm sure Fox News will have spasms about this, but on their website they write: Xbox becomes first 'carbon aware' console, but not everyone is happy: 'Woke brigade is after video games'
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas., tweeted, "First gas stoves, then your coffee, now they're gunning for your Xbox."
Did I miss it, and Microsoft said they are confiscating your Xboxes?
Rep. Troy Nehls joined the hubbub.
It won't be long before Ron DeSantis calls a press conference and outlaws the software downloads in Florida (the anti-woke state!) because it is indoctrinating your consoles.
These people are seriously demented.