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.

Xbox Series X & S Upgrades Released So Far In 2021:

Upcoming Xbox Series X & S Upgrades For 2021:

Xbox One Xbox Series X Upgrades 2021 Descenders

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."

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."

Deliver Us The Moon (TBD 2021)

  • Free Upgrade? = Yes

"Deliver Us The Moon is receiving a next gen update including ray-traced shadows, reflections and audio FREE for all existing owners!"

Descenders (Summer 2021)

  • Free Upgrade? = Yes

Descenders is coming to Series X|S this Summer, both at digital and retail!! 60FPS Performance mode / 4K Resolution mode, up to 8 player lobbies, tons of visual upgrades to makes it look sexy, crossplay with PC!"

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 (Fall 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."

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."

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."

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The Elder Scrolls Online (June 8th, 2021)

  • Free Upgrade? = Yes

"We’ll share more about ESO: Console Enhanced in the future, including information about the Performance and Fidelity Modes and how you can get it when it launches on June 8."

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 (Second Half of 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."

Warframe (April 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."

Wreckfest (TBD 2021)

  • Free Upgrade? = Already available, paid version to follow

"Wreckfest is getting a $10 upgrade for PlayStation 5 owners of the game, described as "the best Wreckfest experience on consoles ever," offering up to 24 player races in multiplayer, as well as enhanced visuals such as "dynamic dirt on vehicles, better textures, and improved visual effects."

"Xbox Series S and X will receive a similar, paid version later this year. The current "upgrade" on Xbox only enables 4K and 60 FPS if it detects Series X."

Zombie Army 4: Dead War (April 8th, 2021)

  • Free Upgrade? = Yes

"We’re delighted to be able to announce that Zombie Army 4 is getting New-Gen upgrades on both PlayStation and Xbox hardware! Starting Tuesday, players can enjoy faster frame rates, higher resolutions and reduced loading time on the platform of their choice!"

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