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[Solved] How to Play Blu-ray (4K/3D) on Xbox One (S)/360

[Solved] How to Play Blu-ray (4K/3D) on Xbox One (S)/360

Microsoft's Xbox One play 4k games, so you may wonder does Xbox One plays Blu-ray files. The answer is xbox one supports Blu-ray and 4k ultra HD Blu-ray.

Xbox one has integrated a Blu-ray drive. And Xbox one is not only a game console, but also a Blu-ray player. Users could playback Blu-ray discs and standard DVDs on Xbox One. That is a good new for Xbox one users and game players that want to purchase Xbox One. However, if you want to enjoy Blu-ray movies with Xbox one, you will need to do more than just put the disc into it.

In this post, we will tell you how to play Blu-ray on Xbox One (S)/360 with Blu-ray player app and ripper.

Xbox One Play Blu ray

Part 1. How to play Blu-ray on Xbox One/360 with Blu-ray player app

The first way is an old way to download a Blu-ray player app, and install it on your Xbox One/360 for playback.

When you insert a disc for the first time, you'll see a prompt to install the player app.

There are 3 ways to download the Blu-ray player app on your console, external hard drive, Xbox Store and Microsoft voice assistant.

Download Blu-ray player app to Xbox One/360

Method one

Just insert your external hard drive into your Xbox with downloaded Blu-ray player app > Choose the Blu-ray player app and select Install on the application details page.

Download Blu-ray Player App from External Drive

Method two

Microsoft also provides Blu-ray player app in Xbox Store. And you can install the app on Xbox One under internet environment.

In Xbox Home screen, go to Store > Choose the Apps on the Categories area and then choose Search apps from the list of option > Search for Blu-ray player in the search bar and choose the it.

You can also find the software to play music on Xbox One in the background.

Download Blu-ray Player App from Xbox Store

Method three

Xbox One has equipped Microsoft voice assistant, so you can use voice commands to achieve the installation of Blu-ray player app.

After power on your Xbox One, say "Xbox, Bing" to open Bing app > Once you say "Blu-ray player app", Bing will show you the right app > On the player app details page, choose Install to complete the process.

Play Blu-ray on Xbox One/360

After you download and install the Blu-ray player app on Xbox One or 360, just open the app to play the Blu-ray disc.

Play Blu-ray on Xbox One/360

Your Blu-ray player app cannot play Blu-ray on Xbox One or 360? Just check the blu-ray or DVD region.

Generally speaking, the Blu-ray player on the Xbox One console supports mastered Blu-ray discs.

However, each Xbox One console is manufactured for a specific Blu-ray and DVD region, and it can only play the Blu-ray disc that is sold in the same region. Check the table below.

Region Geographic regions/countries
A Most North, Central, and South American and Southeast Asian countries and regions, plus Taiwan, Japan, Hong Kong SAR, Macau, and Korea
B Most European, African, and Southwest Asian countries, plus Australia and New Zealand
C The remaining Central and South Asian countries, as well as China and Russia

Besides, some Blu-ray discs like game discs are not region-encoded or are coded to all regions. Region-free Blu-ray discs and DVDs will play on any Xbox One console.

Part 2. How to play Blu-ray on Xbox One (S)/360 by ripping Blu-ray to video

Although Xbox One has the ability to read and playback Blu-ray discs, you may still face challenges to play Blu-ray discs on Xbox One. Compatibility and region code are the biggest problems. Xbox One/360 is not able to compatible with all discs. And this game console also constrains by region code, for digital right regulations. At this time, you need a powerful Blu-ray ripper to help you, like AnyMP4 Blu-ray Ripper. It is a professional Blu-ray ripper.

The biggest advantage of AnyMP4 Blu-ray Ripper is to keep the original quality and effects of images and audios, including 4K and 3D. Moreover, this Blu-ray ripper simplifies the process to convert Blu-ray to Xbox One readable videos.

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How to rip Blu-ray to Xbox One

Step 1. Install Blu-ray Ripper on your computer. Developer provides a version to Windows and Mac respectively. Open Blu-ray Ripper and inserting the Blu-ray disc to rip into CD-ROM drive.

Step 2. Click on Load Blu-ray button to import the media files on Blu-ray disc.

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Step 3. Choose the video format that Xbox One AVI, or Xbox 360 MP4/AVI in the list of Profile.

For playing Blu-ray files on Wii, PS3, PS4, etc., just select the related name from the dropdown list.

A4 Profile

Step 4. If you want to trim the video, just select the video clips to rip on the left sidebar. You can preview the video clips on the right Preview panel. Other adjustable parameters related to video quality are in Settings window. Drop a Destination in the field to save the output.

Clip Blu-ray disc

Step 5. Once you click on Rip All button, Blu-ray Ripper will start ripping for Xbox One and saving the output on your computer.

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After being ripped, you can copy the compatible video files to USB flash drive and play Blu-ray on Xbox One without any problem. Blu-ray Ripper is able to wipe region code from the Blu-ray movies.

More Blu-ray rippers, please check it here.

Part 3. Extra reading of Xbox One S 4k Blu-ray

Scorpio Project is the upgrade to the Xbox One and is expected to release by Christmas 2017. Xbox One Scorpio attracted many attentions and you must want to know whether Xbox One Scorpio is worth to buy. According to the information from Microsoft, Xbox One Scorpio seems the most powerful game console and the best 4k Blu-ray player on the market.

There are several famous brands on game console market, including Sony's PlayStation, Nintendo's wii and Microsoft's Xbox One. When we focus on video experiences, Xbox One is apparently more excellent. PlayStation 4 Pro does not have dedicated app to playback 4k Blu-ray. Nintendo's wii and wii u are more concentrate on games. You will discover it is difficult to playback Blu-ray movies on wii and wii u.

On the contrary, Microsoft continuously improves the features of Xbox One related to Blu-ray playback. Xbox One has a dedicated Blu-ray player app. And now Xbox One Scorpio even equips a 4k Blu-ray drive and supports 4k Blu-ray and ultra HD Blu-ray. If you already have a 4k HDR TV and prepare to purchase a 4k Blu-ray player, Xbox One Scorpio should on the top of your purchase decision list.

Xbox One S

Part 4. FAQs of Xbox One Playing Blu-ray

Why does my Xbox One not play Blu-ray?

Xbox One S all digital editions does not play Blu-ray, because it does not include an optical disc drive. Besides, you failed to install the Blu-ray player. The last reason is that you use the instant-on power mode.

Can you watch a Blu-ray on Xbox One without Internet?

Yes. Xbox One need to set up the offline mode.
Step 1. Go to Home and find the gear icon from the left menu.
Step 2. Find Network box on the right of Console board.
Step 3. Scroll down the selecting block to find Go Offline.
Then you can watch a Blu-ray without Internet. But it does last an hour to watch the offline movies.

Is the Xbox One Blu-ray player region free?

Yes. Region-free Blu-ray disc will play on any Xbox One console.


We introduced the way to play Blu-ray on Xbox One in this article. Microsoft's Xbox One has a Blu-ray drive, so you can playback Blu-ray discs on Xbox One directly. And Microsoft provides a dedicated Blu-ray player app for Xbox One users. You can install this Blu-ray player app in Microsoft Store, by inserting a Blu-ray disc or using voice commands. After player app installed, all you need to do is to insert your Blu-ray disc into Xbox One and start enjoying the movie. At this time, Xbox One works similar to Blu-ray player firmware.

Unfortunately, Xbox One still faces the problems of digital right protection and compatibilities when you playback Blu-ray on Xbox One. That means you have to remove the region code or convert Blu-ray to the formats Xbox One readable. AnyMP4 Blu-ray Ripper is the all-in-one solution. It can rip Blu-ray, 4k Blu-ray and ultra HD Blu-ray for Xbox One and remove region code at the same time. Another benefit of Blu-ray Ripper is to keep the original images and audio quality. No matter you are using an Xbox One or prepare to purchase Xbox One Scorpio, AnyMP4 Blu-ray Ripper is an useful tool.

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