Xbox Series S Gets Backward Compatibility Framerate Demo

Curious as to how the Xbox Series S will handle backwards compatibility? Microsoft has released a new technical demo that shows Fallout 4’s performance in action.

In this technical demo, the team shows how they have effectively doubled the framerate of Fallout 4 from 30 frames per second to 60 frames per second on the Xbox Series S.

You can watch the video below:

Xbox Series S Backward Compatibility Frame Rate Technical Demo – Fallout 4

To prepare for the Xbox Series S and Xbox Series X’s backwards compatibility, more than 500,000 hours of gameplay testing across four generations of Xbox were performed. Note that backward compatible games will run natively on both the Xbox Series X and S, utilizing the full power of the CPU, GPU and SSD.

Each title will also see significant reductions in load times through the use of the system’s custom NVME SSD. A new feature named Auto HDR, which adds HDR enhancements to games shipped with SDR, will also be included for these titles.Finally, the Xbox Series S and the Xbox Series X will feature 16x anisotropic filtering for nearly all backward compatible titles.

Both the Xbox Series S and the Xbox Series X will launch in North America on November 10, 2020.

Source: Xbox Blog, YouTube