FPS Boost is a new, exciting feature for the Xbox Series X / S that can quadruple the performance of selected games. It is older game titles that get a real boost in frame rate, in several cases from 30 fps to 60 or 120 fps.
The goal of FPS Boost is to increase the value of backward compatibility with games for Xbox One and Xbox 360. Xbox Series X / S has significantly higher performance than the previous generation of game consoles, which leaves a lot of room for increased display frequency, and thus a much more pleasant gaming experience.
In connection with the launch of FPS Boost, new system settings are also introduced.
When managing specific games on your Xbox, you can go to Compatibility Settings and enable / disable FPS Boost and Auto HDR. You also get a small icon when you start games that support FPS Boost, just like with the Quick Resume quick launch feature.
The first games to support FPS Boost on Xbox Series X / S
- Far Cry 4
- New Super Lucky’s Tale (up to 120 fps)
- Sniper Elite 4
- UFC 4 (up to 60 fps)
- Watch Dogs 2
The list will be built on in 2021 with more game titles that support FPS Boost. Many of them can be found on the Xbox Game Pass, including New Super Lucky’s Tale and Sniper Elite 4.
FAQ about FPS Boost
At the launch of FPS Boost, five games are supported:
– Far Cry 4
– New Super Lucky’s Tale (up to 120 fps)
– Sniper Elite 4
– UFC 4 (up to 60 fps)
– Watch Dogs 2
By using the much higher performance of new generation game consoles, the frame rate can be increased from 30 fps to 60/120 fps. It gives a softer, more pleasant image that facilitates especially in fast games.
No, FPS Boost is only for older games for Xbox One and Xbox 360.
No, you can subscribe to games that support FPS Boost. Among other things, New Super Lucky’s Tale and Sniper Elite 4 are available on Xbox Game Pass today.