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List: 'Xbox One X Enhanced' games in 4K and/or HDR

13 Jun 2017 | Rasmus Larsen |

With Xbox One X, Microsoft will introduce 3 new logos that will help buyers confirm if a game is presented in 4K and HDR. Gears of War 4, Assassin’s Creed: Origins, and Forza Motorsport 7 will be some of the first ’Xbox One X Enhanced’ games.

Xbox games in 4K & HDR

Console games for both PlayStation and Xbox need to be updated to take advantage of the extra graphics muscles in PS4 Pro and Xbox One X. These updates can include 4K resolution, HDR, high frame rate (HFR), and other updated assets.

When shopping for new Xbox games, look for these 3 logos. The logos will be used across Xbox One S, Xbox One X, and Windows 10. See the table at the bottom for more information.

Xbox One X Enhanced


Microsoft and game studios have so far named 50 games that will be ’Xbox One X Enhanced’. This typically involves 4K and HDR but neither format is mandatory.

Also read: The first 42 games in "up to 4K" and HDR for PS4 Pro

On the list of existing games that will be updated are Gears of War 4, Forza Horizon 3, The Witcher III: Wild Hunt, and Halo Wars 2. In addition, some future titles have been confirmed, including Assassin’s Creed: Origins, Forza Motorsport 7, and Playerunknown's Battlegrounds.



With PS4 Pro and Xbox One X game consoles are entering the next phase. Microsoft claims that Xbox One X is significantly more powerful than Sony’s ditto but it appears that even on the Xbox some games will struggle to hit 4K resolution at a high frame rate. HDR is a more universal improvement and one area where game consoles are a few steps ahead of the PC ecosystem.

Learn more about Xbox One X here and check out our PS4 Pro vs. Xbox One X comparison table.

Look for these 3 logos:

Xbox One X 4KA game has a 2160p frame buffer output. That includes Native 4K, Checkerboarding, and Dynamic Resolution.
Xbox One X HDRThe game supports HDR10 standard.
Xbox One X EnhancedA developer has done special work to take advantage of Xbox One X’s 6 teraflops of power. Specific enhanced features will vary by game.

Confirmed ‘Xbox One X Enhanced’ games

Age of Empires Definitive Edition
Anthem
Ark: Survival Evolved
Ashen
Assassin's Creed: Origins
Astroneer
Battlefield 1
Black Desert
Crackdown 3
Dead Rising 4
Doom
Dishonored 2
Everspace
Fallout 4
Final Fantasy XV
FIFA 18
For Honor
Forza Horizon 3
Forza Motorsport 7
Gears of War 4
Ghost Recon: Wildlands
Gwent: The Witcher Card Game
Halo Wars 2
Hello Neighbor
Hitman
Homefront: The Revolution
Injustice 2
Killer Instinct
Life is Strange: Before the Storm
Madden NFL 18
Mantis Burn Racing
Metro: Exodus
Middle Earth: Shadow of War
Minecraft
Need For Speed: Payback
Ori & the Will of the Wisps
Outlast 2
Paladins
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds
Portal Knights
Red Dead Redemption 2
Resident Evil 7: Biohazard
Rime
Rocket League
Sea of Thieves
State of Decay 2
Super Lucky's Tale
Superhot
Tekken 7
The Elder Scrolls Online
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
The Last Night
The Surge
The Witcher III: Wild Hunt
Titanfall 2
Warhammer: End Times - Vermintide
World of Tanks
- Source: Microsoft, E3



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