Descenders' Free Xbox Series X Upgrade Is Now Part Of Game Pass

Update: No More Robots' Mike Rose has been in touch with us here at Pure Xbox to clarify that the Xbox Series X version of Descenders has managed to add three resolution options including a 60fps variant, which are as follows:

  • 1080p120fps
  • 4K60fps
  • 4Kvariable 40-60fps (everything turned up to absolute max)

Original story: Today's the day for Descenders - the popular downhill freeriding game available on Xbox Game Pass - which has received a totally free Xbox Series X and S upgrade allowing the game to run at up to 120 frames per-second.

However, the specifics are a little more confusing than you might think - here are the exact resolutions and frame rates:

  • Series X: 1080p120fps / 4K30fps
  • Series S: 1080p120fps / 1440p60fps

Mike Rose from Descenders publisher No More Robots took to Twitter recently to explain that the Series S 1440p mode is "actually around 40fps", but aims for 60 where possible due to being an unlocked frame rate, while the Xbox Series X wasn't able to hit 4K, 60fps due to it being "an incredible ordeal, and not super possible for a tiny team."

Elsewhere, there are loads of other improvements for Descenders as part of this free upgrade, including "far" greater draw distance, shadow distance, higher texture resolution, improved shadows, and much more.

Additionally, this upgrade increases the player count from four players to eight, and allows for crossplay support between Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, Steam and Xbox Game Pass for PC players.

Will you be downloading the next-gen upgrade for Descenders on Game Pass? Let us know down below.