Microsoft is launching a brand new FPS Increase function for its newest Xbox Sequence X and Sequence S consoles that’s designed to make current video games run higher. Whereas Microsoft has beforehand centered on enhancing body charges with backward compatibility for its newest Xbox consoles, FPS Increase is particularly designed to enhance older video games with out builders having to place in any extra work.
Some video games will practically double body charges, and Microsoft says it has seen a couple of situations the place backward-compatible titles even quadruple in body charges. The primary video games to help FPS Increase are Far Cry 4, New Tremendous Fortunate’s Story, Sniper Elite 4, UFC 4, and Watch Canine 2. The enhancements range throughout video games, with New Tremendous Fortunate’s Story now working at as much as 120fps, and UFC 4 contains 60fps efficiency on the Xbox Sequence S particularly.
Video games that work with FPS Increase will embody a brand new indicator whenever you hit the Xbox button on a controller, identical to how Fast Resume or auto HDR indicators pop up as we speak on Xbox Sequence X and S consoles.
“That is just the start,” explains Paul Eng, a senior program supervisor at Xbox. “We are going to announce and launch extra titles that includes FPS Increase quickly, as we roll out new menu icons and system settings in an upcoming system replace.” This new dashboard replace will arrive within the spring and embody the power to toggle compatibility choices on video games. You’ll have the ability to disable auto HDR or toggle this new FPS Increase function on and off to essentially see the influence it offers or just play video games of their unique type.
Microsoft shall be rolling out FPS Increase extra broadly quickly with this new dashboard replace. Whereas the preliminary checklist is somewhat restricted, Microsoft says it’s planning to announce extra video games that help FPS Increase within the coming months.