Gears of War 4 campaign, Horde mode can run at up to 60fps on Xbox One X

By Sherif Saed
24 October 2017 15:21 GMT

On Xbox One X, Gears of War 4 will offer two rendering modes.

This is part of the enhancements package available in Gears of War 4 for Xbox One X owners. As you might expect, the two rendering modes focus on different targets, with one prioritising resolution, and the other frame-rate.

If you pick Visuals, the game will display at a full 4K resolution (3840×2160) in both campaign, and Horde mode while targeting 30 frames-per-second. On 1080p screens, picking this option will downsample the image to full-hd for a sharper presentation.

Performance mode, on the other hand, unlocks the frame-rate in campaign, and Horde allowing a frame-rate of up to 60fps at 1080p. In both cases, multiplayer will target 60fps thanks to adaptive resolution scaling.

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On Xbox One X, the game will use higher resolution textures and offer other visual upgrades such as enhanced light shafts, dynamic shadows, increased draw distances, higher-quality reflections, and more. Beyond that, the Xbox One X version also supports HDR – which is available on Xbox One S as well – and Dolby Atmos Audio.

All of this will be available as part of a free update on November 7, coinciding with the launch of Xbox One X.

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