Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice has been optimized for the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S consoles. The game on those platforms will receive, among other things, ray tracing, better graphics and precision mode. The PC version of the game will be upgraded later.
Hellblade developer Ninja Theory announced the changes in the trailer, featuring improved graphics and ray tracing. The description of the trailer states that the game is now available with “Enhanced Visuals, DirectX Raytracing, Resolution Mode, and more.” Update is coming According to Ninja Theory Available for free to owners of games with Xbox Series X or S. Same goes for Xbox Series X users | S with Game Pass. An update for the PC version of the game is currently in development, but it is not known yet when it will be released.
On Xbox Series X, according to Ninja Theory, users can choose from a “performance mode” without ray tracing, with up to 1080p dynamic resolution and 120fps frame rate. Resolution mode is also available, with up to 4K dynamic resolution, running at 60fps without ray tracing. The “enriched” mode with ray tracing also gets 4K dynamic resolution and runs at 30 frames per second. The Xbox Series S will have 1080p mode with ray tracing at 30 fps, 1440p dynamic mode without ray tracing at 30 fps, and 1080p performance mode at 60 fps.
The Xbox Series update came about four years after the release of Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice, which appeared on the PC market on August 8, 2017. A year later, the game was released for Xbox One and in 2019 a version appeared for the Nintendo Switch.
Ninja Theory is currently working on a sequel, Senua’s Saga: Hellblade 2. The game was announced at the same time as Xbox Series X at The Game Awards in 2019. It is not yet known when the sequel will be released, but Microsoft announced this week that it will be released on August 24. Hold an Xbox Games Showcase, with information about upcoming games. The company may reveal new details about Hellblade 2 on that date, although that has yet to be confirmed.
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