The Xbox One is a Full HD console, able to play 1080p games with – in theory – relative ease.

However, not all games output in this resolution – some are ‘only’ 720p, like the majority of Xbox 360 games, while some run at 900p, and others at Full HD.

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Here are the main issues with the Related: Best Xbox One deals When it first launched in 2013, the Xbox One didn’t come with backwards compatibility, meaning your old Xbox 360 games wouldn’t work on the new console.

Luckily, Microsoft has since seen the light and added backwards compatibility to the Xbox One.

Related: PS4 vs Xbox One If you’ve got power in the brick, and the console power button itself lights up, but there’s no picture on the screen, check you haven’t accidentally plugged the HDMI cable into the ‘HDMI In’ port instead of the ‘HDMI Out’ port.

Many a gaming session has been delayed by this simple mistake.

Of course, the issue could stem from your own internet connection, so the old trick of restarting your router may well fix the problem.

Otherwise, head over to the Microsoft Live Status page to see if the company is experiencing problems on its end.

If, however, your Xbox One refuses to read any discs, Microsoft has a few solutions for you to try.

First of all, it seems using the ‘Instant-On’ power mode can cause problems with some consoles.

This does come across as a bit odd when the Xbox One is meant to be a ‘next-gen’ console. Using a lower resolution or frame rate helps to avoid performance issues that come with large games. Related: PS4 Pro vs Xbox One S A quick Google before buying should let you know whether a game will run at the full resolution or not.