Guide: List Of (Current) Xbox One Games Confirmed To Get Series X Upgrades

We've already seen a lot of games receive Xbox Series X and S upgrades ever since the two consoles were released this past November, from Gears 5 to Tom Clancy's The Division 2, which have improved their performance significantly.

Fortunately, there are plenty more of these upgrades planned for 2021 and beyond, so we've gathered as many as we can find in the list below, along with a few details highlighting what we know about them so far.

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Assetto Corsa Competizione (TBD 2021)

  • Free Upgrade? = TBD

"The franchise’s exponential growth has continued, with the release of Assetto Corsa Competizione on Xbox One and PS4 in 2020, with the game coming to next gen consoles later this year."

Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time (March 12th, 2021)

  • Free Upgrade? = Yes

"We've got the game running at a native 4K resolution at 60 frames-per-second, which allows us to really lean into the cartoon aesthetic that we built for the game."

Cyberpunk 2077 (Second Half Of 2021)

  • Free Upgrade? = Yes

"For those who are playing the game on next-gen consoles via backwards compatibility, we are planning the free, next-gen update for Cyberpunk 2077 on Xbox Series consoles this year. We’re aiming for the second half of the year and we’ll reveal more when we have more to share."

DOOM Eternal (TBD 2021)

  • Free Upgrade? = Yes

"We’ll have more information to share in the coming weeks and months about DOOM Eternal on Xbox Series X including expected release windows and a list of enhancements."

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Ghostrunner (TBD 2021)

  • Free Upgrade? = Yes

"Owners of the Xbox One versions of Ghostrunner will receive a free upgrade to the next generation versions when they release in 2021!"

Grand Theft Auto V (Second Half Of 2021)

  • Free Upgrade? = TBD

"The new generation versions of GTAV will feature a range of technical improvements, visual upgrades and performance enhancements to take full advantage of the latest hardware, making the game more beautiful and more responsive than ever."

GreedFall (TBD 2021)

  • Free Upgrade? = TBD

"Following our community's feedback, Teer Fradee is now coming to next-gen consoles and getting new additional content. Stay tuned!"

Hellpoint (TBD 2021)

  • Free Upgrade? = Yes

"The enhanced version will include support for higher framerates and resolutions, faster loading times, and a choice of two visual modes."

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Little Nightmares 2 (TBD 2021)

  • Free Upgrade? = Yes

"Later this year, an upgraded version of Little Nightmares II will be available for Xbox Series X|S to take full advantage of the improved SSD and increased power of these consoles. More details about this upgrade will be shared later."

Marvel's Avengers (March 18th, 2021)

  • Free Upgrade? = Yes

"The Xbox Series version of Marvel’s Avengers offers higher frame rates and enhanced visuals compared to current generation of consoles at up to 4K resolution on Xbox Series X and 1440p for Xbox Series S."

Metro Exodus (TBD 2021)

  • Free Upgrade? = Yes

"Metro Exodus will run at 4K / 60FPS with full Ray Traced lighting throughout on Xbox Series X. The base game and DLC expansions will feature both our ground-breaking Ray Traced Global Illumination (RTGI) and the Ray Traced Emissive Lighting techniques pioneered in The Two Colonels expansion across all content."

Mortal Shell (March 4th, 2021)

  • Free Upgrade? = Yes

Experience the superior way to play, with uncompromised 60fps gameplay, 4K resolution, and ultra high-quality textures.

Samurai Shodown (March 16th, 2021)

  • Free Upgrade? = Yes

"The headline feature for this version is the introduction of 120 frames per-second gameplay, which appears to be coming to both consoles according to the game's trailer."

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The Elder Scrolls Online (TBD 2021)

  • Free Upgrade? = Yes

"We’ll have more information to share in the coming weeks and months about The Elder Scrolls Online on Xbox Series X including expected release windows and a list of enhancements."

The Outer Worlds (TBD 2021)

  • Free Upgrade? = Yes

"The Outer Worlds and both expansions will also be optimized for Xbox Series X, because the Board asked us to make it so."

The Persistence (TBD 2021)

  • Free Upgrade? = Yes

“The Persistence Enhanced dials up the atmosphere and tension with improved lighting, UX enhancements for and Raytraced rendering.”

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (TBD 2021)

  • Free Upgrade? = Yes

"Developed to take advantage of the most powerful gaming hardware, the next-gen edition of the game will feature a range of visual and technical improvements — including ray tracing and faster loading times — across the base game, both expansions, and all extra content."

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1+2 (March 26th, 2021)

  • Free Upgrade? = Only for Deluxe Edition owners

"Skate in super crisp 120 FPS at 1080P, or 60 FPS in native 4K*. Watch the levels come to life like never before with sharper dynamic shadows, reflections, and lens flare, plus enhanced skater textures and more."

Warframe (TBD 2021)

  • Free Upgrade? = N/A (Free Game)

"We’ve spent a significant amount of time and energy developing our new enhanced renderer to make Warframe even more visually impressive on new hardware! This rendering technology creates dramatic, dynamic lighting that follows the natural direction and strength of any given light source in an environment."

Which of these upgrades are you most looking forward to? Let us know in the comments below.