Can an Xbox One play Blu-ray disc? Yes, the Xbox One X and Xbox One S both include Ultra HD Blu-ray players, which can read 100GB Blu-ray discs used to store 4K content. But the Xbox Series S doesn’t support physical disc-based media because of the lack of an optical drive. How do you enjoy the Blu-ray movies on Xbox One/Xbox? Just learn more details about the ultimate methods from the article.

How to Play Blu-ray Disc on Xbox One S/X Directly

Just as mentioned above, Xbox One has the default Ultra HD Blu-ray players, which enables you to play standard Blu-Ray discs. As for Xbox One S, you can play both standard Blu-Ray discs and UHD Blu-Ray discs. The Xbox One X also supports the 4K Blu-Ray discs. Here is the detailed process about how to turn Xbox One into a Blu-ray Player.

Step 1. Once you have started the Xbox One console, you can use the right back trigger on your controller to scroll down to the Store option from your Xbox One home screen.

Xbox One Store

Step 2. Scroll down to find the Search tab and enter the Blu-ray for a Blu-ray player. You can select the desired Blu-ray app using the A button on your controller on your Xbox One.

Xbox One App Search

Step 3. Choose the desired Blu-ray player and install the program on your Xbox console, after which the Launch option will come out on the page so you can click.

Microsoft Blu-ray Player

Step 4. Once you have installed the Blu-ray player app, you can turn the Xbox One into a Blu-ray Player. Then insert your Blu-ray disc or DVD into your Xbox One console to play Blu-ray movies automatically.

Note: The Xbox One S All Digital has no optical (Blu-Ray) drive and therefore cannot play Blu-Ray discs at all, either standard or UHD. As for the case, you have to use some alternative solution.

Why You Can’t Play Blu-ray Disc on Xbox One

1. What are The Reasons That Blu-ray Disc Can’t Play on Xbox One?

If you cannot play Blu-ray discs on Xbox One S/X, here are the 4 common reasons you should know. 1. Just make sure the Blu-ray disc is not dirty, you can wipe the surface of the disc with a clean, soft cloth. 2. If your Blu-ray disc is defective, you need to change for another one. 3. Blu-ray disc is incompatible with your Xbox One console, especially for the region blocking and DRM protection. 4. Of course, the problem of the disc drive of the Xbox console can also be a problem.

2. Can I Play Blu-ray Disc with Any Region on Xbox One?

No. Each Xbox One console can only play Blu-ray discs and DVDs that are sold in the same region as the console. When you need to purchase a Blu-ray disc for Xbox One, you should learn more details about the region restriction, or even use the alternative solution to play Blu-ray movies on Xbox One without an optical drive.

3. Does Xbox One S/X Supports 3D Blu-ray Discs?

No. Just as mentioned above, Xbox One only supports the standard and 4K Blu-ray discs instead of the 3D Blu-ray discs. If you have already purchased a 3D Blu-ray disc, you can rip the 3D Blu-ray movie and play the 3D Blu-ray files on Xbox One.

4. What are The Supported File Formats for Xbox One?

Xbox One supports lots of types and codecs for audio and video playback and image display. Here is a simple table with supported formats you can take for your reference.

3GP audio3GP video3GP2AAC
ADTSAnimated GIFASFAVI DivX
AVI DivXAVI UncompressedAVI XvidBMP
JPEGGIFH.264 AVCHDM-JPEG
MKVMOVMP3MPEG-PS
MPEG-2MPEG-2 HDMPEG-2 TSH.264/MPEG-4 AVC
MPEG-4 SPPNGTIFFWAV
WMAWMA LosslessWMA ProWMV
WMV HD

How to Play 3D Blu-ray, or Blu-ray of Any Region on Xbox

How to play a Blu-ray disc with Xbox S without an optical drive? Whether you need to bypass the region restriction, remove the DRM protection, or enjoy the 3D Blu-ray movies with ease, Leawo Blu-ray Ripper is the ultimate solution to convert Blu-ray disc into Xbox One supported videos. Moreover, you can also trim the videos length, add a watermark, adjust video filters, and more others.

  1. Convert Blu-ray discs to Xbox One, as well as compatible video formats.
  2. Remove the DRM protection, region code, and other restrictions of Blu-ray.
  3. Play the Blu-ray movies on Xbox One Series S/X without an optical drive.
  4. Provide advanced editing features, such as trim, add watermark, and more.

Step 1: Download and install the Blu-ray to Xbox One ripper, you can launch the program on your computer. Choose the Blu-ray Ripper menu and click the Convert button on the sub-menu or the Blu-ray Ripper button to extract the Blu-ray movies from the disc.

Step 2: After that, you can import the Blu-ray disc by clicking the Add Blu-ray/DVD button to import Blu-ray/DVD disc, folder, or ISO image file into the program. Moreover, you can also just drag the Blu-ray file to the converting panel directly.

Xbox One Play Blu-ray Drag Files

Step 3: To trim the desired Blu-ray movie only, you can choose the Main Movie menu. Click on the Subtitles and Audio Tracks drop-down menu to select a subtitle and an audio track for the output video. Select the MP4 Video as the output format for Xbox One.

Xbox One Play Blu-ray Main Movie

Step 4: Click the green Convert button to set the output directory for saving the output files. Then set a directory under the Save to box for the output files. After that, you can click the Convert button at the bottom of the sidebar to start converting the Blu-ray disc for Xbox One.

Xbox One Play Blu-ray Ripping

When you would like to play Blu-ray on your Xbox One, you can learn more details from the ultimate guide. The default Blu-ray drive enables you to play standard Blu-ray, 4K Blu-ray, and Blu-ray movies. If there is any restriction, such as region code, DRM protection, or even the damage of the Blu-ray drive, Leawo Blu-ray Ripper is an excellent companion you can take into consideration.

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