Over 70 Xbox games get next-gen FPS Boost

From Alien Isolation to Yakuza 6, here’s the A-Z of games getting a frame-rate boost.
Untitled Goose Game: FPS Boost for Xbox Series S and Series X games

Early adopters of Microsoft’s new generation of consoles will be happy to hear that over 70 Xbox Series S and Xbox Series X games have received the FPS Boost treatment overnight, bringing the total to 97 FPS Boost-enabled titles.

The list of games is nearly identical across consoles except for a few standout titles that can’t access FPS Boost on Xbox Series S (Anthem, Battlefield 1 and V, and Dead Island to name a few). Out of those 70 games getting an FPS boost, 36 are available to download on Xbox Game Pass.

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What is FPS Boost?

FPS stands for frames-per-second (also first-person shooter, which is a source of confusion).

FPS Boost is Microsoft’s proprietary tech that multiplies the frame rate (frames-per-second) of existing Xbox One titles when played on the new Series S and X. Taking advantage of the new console hardware (and a 60/120hz capable TV), FPS Boost gives slightly older games a new lease on life with a higher frame rate, resulting in smoother animations and transitions. Some games are capped at 60fps while others can go as high as 120fps but often, a higher frame rate comes at the cost of resolution (e.g. 4K).

The list of 120/60hz FPS Boost games on Xbox Series X/S and Game Pass

Here’s the complete list of 120hz and 60hz FPS Boost games on Xbox Series S, Xbox Series X and Xbox Game Pass.

List of games with FPS Boost
TitleXbox Series XXbox Series SOff by default on Xbox Series XAvailable on Game Pass
Alien Isolation60hz60hzNoNo
Anthem60hzNot AvailableYesYes
Assassin’s Creed III Remastered60hz60hzYesNo
Assassin’s Creed Rogue Remastered60hz60hzNoNo
Assassin’s Creed The Ezio Collection60hz60hzNoNo
Assassin’s Creed Unity60hz60hzNoNo
Battle Chasers: Nightwar120hz120hzNoYes
Battlefield 1120hzNot AvailableYesYes
Battlefield 4120hz120hzNoYes
Battlefield Hardline120hz120hzNoYes
Battlefield V120hzNot AvailableYesYes
Beholder Complete Edition60hz60hzNoYes
Dead Island Definitive Edition60hzNot AvailableNoNo
Dead Island: Riptide Definitive Edition60hzNot AvailableNoNo
Deus Ex Mankind Divided60hz60hzNoNo
DiRT 4120hzNot AvailableNoNo
Dishonored – Definitive Edition60hz60hzNoNo
Dishonored: Death of the Outsider60hz60hzYesNo
Don’t Starve: Giant Edition120hz120hzNoNo
Dragon Age: Inquisition60hz60hzNoYes
Dungeon Defenders II60hz60hzNoNo
Dying Light60hzNot AvailableNoNo
Fallout 460hz60hzYesYes
Fallout 7660hz60hzYesYes
Far Cry 460hz60hzNoNo
Far Cry 560hz60hzYesNo
Far Cry New Dawn60hz60hzYesNo
Far Cry Primal60hz60hzNoNo
Gears of War 460hz60hzYesYes
Golf with your Friends120hz120hzNoYes
Halo Wars 260hz60hzNoYes
Halo: Spartan Assault120hz120hzNoYes
Hollow Knight: Voidheart Edition120hz120hzNoYes
Homefront: The Revolution60hz60hzYesNo
Hyperscape120hz120hzYesNo
Island Saver120hz120hzNoNo
LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham60hz60hzNoNo
LEGO Jurassic World60hz60hzNoNo
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 260hz60hzNoNo
LEGO Marvel Superheroes120hz60hzNoNo
LEGO Marvel’s Avengers120hz60hzNoNo
LEGO STAR WARS: The Force Awakens60hz60hzNoNo
LEGO The Hobbit120hz60hzNoNo
LEGO The Incredibles60hz60hzNoNo
LEGO Worlds60hzNot AvailableNoNo
Life is Strange60hz60hzNoNo
Life is Strange 260hzNot AvailableNoNo
Lords of the Fallen60hz60hzNoNo
Mad Max120hz60hzNoNo
Metro 2033 Redux120hz120hzNoNo
Metro: Last Light Redux120hz120hzNoNo
Mirror’s Edge Catalyst120hzNot AvailableNoNo
Monster Energy Supercross 360hz60hzYesNo
MotoGP 20Not Available60hzNoNo
Moving Out120hz120hzNoNo
My Friend Pedro120hz120hzNoNo
My Time at Portia60hz60hzNoYes
New Super Lucky’s Tale120hz120hzNoNo
Overcooked! 2120hz120hzNoYes
Paladins120hz120hzNoNo
Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare120hz120hzNoYes
Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare 2120hz120hzNoYes
Plants vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville120hz120hzYesYes
Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid120hz120hzNoYes
Prey60hz60hzNoYes
Realm Royale120hz120hzNoNo
ReCore60hz60hzNoNo
Sea of Solitude60hz60hzNoYes
Shadow of the Tomb Raider Definitive Edition60hz60hzNoNo
Shadow Warrior 260hzNot AvailableNoYes
Sleeping Dogs Definitive Edition60hz60hzNoNo
SMITE120hz120hzYesNo
Sniper Elite 460hz60hzNoYes
Star Wars Battlefront120hz120hzNoYes
Star Wars Battlefront II120hzNot AvailableYesYes
SteepNot Available60hzNoNo
Super Lucky’s Tale120hz120hzNoNo
SUPERHOT120hz120hzNoNo
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition60hz60hzNoYes
The Evil Within 2 60hz60hzYesNo
The Gardens Between120hz60hzNoYes
The LEGO Movie 2 60hz60hzNoNo
The LEGO Movie 120hz120hzNoNo
Titanfall120hzNot AvailableNoYes
Titanfall 2120hz120hzYesYes
Tom Clancy’s The Division60hz60hzNoNo
Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition60hz60hzNoNo
Totally Reliable Delivery Service120hz120hzNoYes
Two Point Hospital60hz60hzNoYes
UFC 460hz60hzNoNo
Unravel 2120hz120hzYesNo
Unruly Heroes120hz120hzNoYes
Untitled Goose Game120hz120hzNoNo
Wasteland 360hz60hzYesYes
Watch Dogs 260hz60hzNoNo
Watch_Dogs60hz60hzNoNo
Yakuza 6: The Song of Life60hz60hzNoYes

How to turn on FPS Boost on Xbox Series S/X

Firstly, you’ll need to make sure your console has the latest update installed (under Settings > System > Downloads and Updates). Once the update is installed and your console has been restarted, simply select the game you want to play, hit the Xbox button and select the game you’re playing. In the pop-up game menu, select ‘Manage game and add-ons’. On the next screen, select ‘Compatibility options’ and make sure the FPS Boost is checked. Once you’ve turned on FPS Boost, quit the game and launch it again so the settings can take effect.

Here’s the step-by-step video guide from Major Nelson’s blog.

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