Xbox Adds FPS Boost To 13 More Backward Compatible Games

Xbox Adds FPS Boost To 13 More Backward Compatible Games

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The list of games benefitting from Xbox's FPS Boost program has just grown considerably. A baker's dozen of new games, all from EA, now benefit from improved frame rates, including 12 of them which allow for 120 frames per second play.

Fan favorites like Titanfall 2, Battlefield 1, and Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare have not been improved with 120 Hz refresh rates. The full list can be seen below:

  • Battlefield 1
  • Battlefield 4
  • Battlefield 5
  • Mirror's Edge Catalyst
  • Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare
  • Plants vs. Zombies Battle for Neighborville
  • Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare 2
  • Sea of Solitude
  • Star Wars Battlefront
  • Star Wars Battlefront 2
  • Titanfall
  • Titanfall 2
  • Unravel 2

This new collection of EA games joins a slew of Betheda titles such as Prey and Fallout 76, as well as other assorted titles like Sniper Elite 4 as the earliest FPS Boost-enabled games. Among the new EA games, only Sea of Solitude is limited to 60 frames per second. All others can run as high as 120 fps on compatible monitors. 

While new games seem like they will always have a 60 fps option, Xbox has sought to enable backward compatible games to run similarly, requiring apparently no development effort from the original teams, merely a publisher's agreement to allow it.

Players can then turn the feature on or off in any game's settings from the Xbox dashboard. Recently, the Xbox team announced it would get back to publishing new backward compatible games as well, after halting the program last year to focus on the launch of the Xbox Series X|S.

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