Xbox Series X/S will bring some important visual and performance improvements to backward compatible Xbox titles when it launches November 10.
While most Xbox fans are likely looking ahead to which new games they’ll be able to play on their Xbox Series X/S, Microsoft isn’t forgetting about all the games that brought them to this point. Today, the team revealed a few new improvements coming to thousands of backward compatible games you can play on next-gen hardware. It’s quite the list of visual and technical improvements that should make your playing experience that much better. Check it out.
Enjoy 1000s of games you love across 4 generations. Now with faster frame rates, enhanced visuals, and auto HDR on your favorite OG, 360 and Xbox One games.
No need to look back, your games are ready to move forward with you: https://t.co/y21uOrWUSJ pic.twitter.com/OMEfBX8HYS
Why the Xbox Series S will run games designed for Xbox One in their ‘Xbox One S mode,’ rather than ‘One X mode’
The Xbox Series S is the affordable alternative to the next-gen Xbox Series X, designed to replace the current Xbox One consoles. The Xbox Series S is, over all, a superior system to that of the Xbox One X, but with some drawbacks in terms of RAM and raw GPU power. While games running on the next-gen GameCore OS environment should perform better than they would’ve done on the Xbox One X, games being built first for Xbox One will remain in their “Xbox One S” version on the Xbox Series X, and not take advantage of the 4K resolutions offered by Xbox One X titles.
Gamespew obtained the following statement from Microsoft, clarifying the matter.
“Xbox Series S was designed to be the most affordable next generation console and play next generation games at 1440P at 60fps. To deliver the highest quality backwards compatible experience consistent with the developer’s