Microsoft has announced that several of their biggest Xbox One titles will be getting Xbox Series X optimization updates when the console launches this holiday.
The games that will be getting optimized for Xbox Series X include Forza Horizon 4, Gears 5, Sea of Thieves, Ori and the Will of the Wisps and Gears Tactics. You can read in detail about how each of these games will be getting enhanced below.
Forza Horizon 4 Optimized for Xbox Series X (Xbox Game Studios, Playground Games – Holiday 2020)
Now optimized for the Xbox Series X, experience higher fidelity graphics and faster performance in Forza Horizon 4. Explore beautiful, historic Britain and drive hundreds of the world’s greatest cars in native 4K Ultra HD, now at 60 frames per second. Get behind the wheel faster than ever with Quick Resume and dramatically improved load times.
Gears 5 Optimized for Xbox Series X (Xbox Game Studios, The Coalition – Holiday 2020)
Gears 5’s lauded campaign and multiplayer have been upgraded to take advantage of Xbox Series X, including: reduced load times, instant resume and 4K HDR visuals using Ultra settings.
Gears Tactics Optimized for Xbox Series X (Xbox Game Studios, The Coalition – Holiday 2020)
The critically-acclaimed, fast-paced, turn-based strategy game is coming to Xbox consoles later this year, running in 4K Ultra HD at 60 frames per second on Xbox Series X. Outnumbered and fighting for survival, recruit and command your squad to hunt down an evil mastermind who makes monsters.
Ori and the Will of the Wisps Optimized for Xbox Series X (Xbox Game Studios, Moon Studios – Holiday 2020)
Now optimized for the Xbox Series X, explore the Forest of Niwen in Ori and the Will of the Wisps as you seek to uncover Ori’s true destiny with higher fidelity graphics and faster performance. At 120 FPS in beautiful 4K HDR and 120hz, the silky-smooth feel, low input latency and crisp imagery come together to create an unprecedented precision platforming experience.
Sea of Thieves Optimized for Xbox Series X (Rare – Holiday 2020)
Sea of Thieves, the award winning and best-selling new IP from Rare, is a shared-world multiplayer game that provides freedom, adventure and excitement, and is the quintessential pirate experience. Sea of Thieves will launch alongside Xbox Series X, taking advantage of its advanced hardware, supports Smart Delivery, and is available day-and-date with Xbox Game Pass.