Xbox Series X, Series S Gets FPS Boost: What is It, Compatible Games and More

According to Microsoft, some games will double the frame rate while others could even quadruple in terms of frame rate.

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Microsoft launched the Xbox Series X and Series S last year. Months after the launch, customers are struggling to get their hands on the gaming console due to limited supply. However, Microsoft continues to provide software updates to the lucky bunch to managed to buy the Xbox consoles. The new update introduces a feature called FPS Boost. It is aimed at making existing games run better. The FPS Boost feature is designed to improve older games without having developers put any additional effort. According to Microsoft, some games will double the frame rate while others could even quadruple in terms of frame rate. Let’s take a look at the Xbox Series X and Series S FPS Boost feature.

Microsoft Xbox Series X, Series S get new FPS Boost feature

Microsoft has rolled out an update that increases the frame rate of older gaming titles for the Xbox Series X, Series S. The FPS Boost feature will help improve the performance of older games. Microsoft states that the new feature is aimed at improving older games without having developers put any additional effort.

Some games, according to Microsoft, would double the frame rates. It also states that select backwards-compatible titles can even quadruple in frame rates. The first set of games to support the FPS Boost feature have been leaked below. These include Far Cry 4, New Super Lucky’s Tale, Sniper Elite 4, UFC 4, and Watch Dogs 2.

The performance improvements vary across titles. The New Super Lucky’s Tale, for example, can run up to 120 fps, whereas the UFC 4 runs up to 60 fps on the Xbox Series S, according to The Verge.

FPS Boost-compatible games will come with a new indicator when you hit the Xbox button on the controller.

Microsoft said it will announce and release more titles with FPS Boost support. “We will announce and release more titles featuring FPS Boost soon, as we roll out new menu icons and system settings in an upcoming system update, Paul Eng, Senior Program Manager at Xbox said.

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