Microsoft has been talking more about 'Optimized for Xbox Series X' games today, which is the indicator for titles "that take advantage of the full power of Xbox Series X."
As part of this, the company also provided a full list of currently confirmed games under the 'Optimized for Xbox Series X' umbrella. We've included all of them below, complete with an explanation of what 'Optimized for Xbox Series X' actually means!
What Are 'Optimized For Xbox Series X' Games?
According to Microsoft, "when you hear a game has been Optimized for Xbox Series X, you’ll know that the developer has either natively designed or fully rebuilt their game to take full advantage of the unique capabilities of our most powerful console ever." They can be brand-new games built natively for the Xbox Series X, or previously released titles with Xbox Series X optimised features.
"Games featuring the Optimized for Xbox Series X badge can showcase anything from virtually eliminating load times via the Xbox Velocity Architecture, heightened visuals and hardware-accelerated DirectX raytracing powered by our custom, next generation GPU, to steadier and often higher framerates up to 120fps."
Which Games Will Be Optimized For Xbox Series X?
At the time of writing, Microsoft says the following games will be Optimized for Xbox Series X:
- Assassin’s Creed Valhalla
- Bright Memory Infinite
- Call of the Sea
- Chivalry 2
- Cyberpunk 2077
- Destiny 2
- DiRT 5
- FIFA 21
- Gears 5
- Halo Infinite
- Hitman 3
- Madden NFL 21
- Marvel’s Avengers
- Scarlet Nexus
- Second Extinction
- The Ascent
- The Medium
- Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2
- Yakuza: Like a Dragon
As expected, the list will reportedly grow in the weeks and months leading up to the Xbox Series X launch, so keep an eye out for more 'Optimized for Xbox Series X' games in the near future.
Which of these games are you most looking forward to playing on Xbox Series X? Let us know below.