This post has been republished via RSS; it originally appeared at: Windows Blog.Gamers looking to level up now have more options, thanks to Windows 11 PCs introduced at CES 2023 by Dell and Alienware. And with Xbox Game Pass Ultimate  built in through the Xbox app, players can access hundreds of PC games. Game Pass on Windows 11 takes advantage of features like DirectX 12 Ultimate, DirectStorage, Auto HDR and Controller bar  to make playing easier and faster. Alienware’s most powerful laptop, the m18, has 13th Gen Intel Core HX processors that harness up to 65W (compared to previous-gen 45W), the full stack of NVIDIA GeForce Next-Gen Laptop GPUs and dual user-replaceable DDR5 SO-DIMM slots. Additionally, AMD Advantage models will be powered by next-gen AMD Ryzen Processors and Radeon Graphics for mobile. The X Series laptops, Alienware’s flagship brand, introduced a new size: the 16-inch x16, its first since 2004. The new Alienware x16 is the answer if you’re trying to decide between buying a 15-inch or 17-inch gaming laptop. It comes with a taller 16:10 display and an improved six-speaker design, part of a spatial audio experience. This laptop comes with 100 micro-LEDs and is the first Alienware laptop enhanced with the new AlienFX Scanner, Loop and Rainbow lighting mods. The illuminated RGB touchpad is now 15% larger (than the one found on the x17 R2). The x16 features the latest technologies including 13th Gen Intel Core HX processors, NVIDIA GeForce Next-Gen Laptop GPUs and next-gen AMD technology for mobile. Dell’s new G15 gaming laptop is a top-notch entry-level PC for gaming enthusiasts, with colors appealing to ‘80s pop aesthetics. It comes with exclusive gaming function macro keys and toggle audio keys to enhance the player experience. It supports graphic-intensive games with ease and consistency, even in marathon sessions, powered by the latest Intel, AMD and NVIDIA technology for immersion into your favorite games. And for the first time, the G Series includes the Alienware inspired Vapor Chamber Cooling and Element 31 thermal interface as well as improved, ultra-thin copper fans that increase airflow more than 20%. Find out more about these and other Dell and Alienware devices being showcased at CES 2023.  Xbox Game Pass Ultimate is shipping on Alienware PCs except in Southeast Asia, where it is not available. In those markets, PC Game Pass will be included with PCs. Xbox Game Pass Ultimate not available in all regions. Learn more about supported regions at https://www.xbox.com/regions.  DirectX 12 Ultimate available with supported games and graphics chips. DirectStorage requires API adoption by games. Requires an NVMe SSD to store and run games that use the Standard NVM Express Controller driver and a DirectX12 GPU with Shader Model 6.0 support. Auto HDR requires an HDR monitor and is supported on titles using the DirectX 11 or later API. Compatible controllers are wired or Bluetooth Game Input compatible controllers, such as the Xbox Wireless Controller.