Here's DIRT 5 running on Xbox Series S (not Series X) – TheSixthAxis
Codemasters and the DIRT 5 team have been pretty tight with Microsoft over the last few months, and their relationship has continued with what I think might be the first meaningful demo of gameplay running on Xbox Series… S! Not the Xbox Series X, but its lower-powered counterpart.
That means the game is running at 1440p and with a 60fps target, which is exactly what’s shown in the video that’s been uploaded to YouTube.
The event shown is a Pathfinder event, with the Rockbouncer buggy tackling the rocky terrain with ease. It looks pretty good, bearing in mind that it’s a cross-gen game targeting high resolution and frame rate over fancy effects like ray-tracing. The puddles in the game seem to be doing basic screen-space reflections.
DIRT 5 is coming out for Xbox One, PS4 and PC on 6th November, with a Series X and Series S version following on 10th November, and PS5 whenever that comes along. There’s free next-gen upgrades, and a part of that on Xbox is that Smart Delivery will ensure that the game is as optimised as it can be regardless of the console you play on. So the game will target 1440p60 on Series S, but 2160p60 on Series X, and there will be performance modes to drop the resolution and let that frame rate push higher toward 120fps – a performance mode shared with the game on PS5.
The Xbox Series S was confirmed last week after a bunch of leaks spoilt Microsoft’s plans ...
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