Rise of the Tomb Raider Gets Xbox One X Enhancements With New Patch | Broken Joysticks

Nov
07

Rise of the Tomb Raider Gets Xbox One X Enhancements With New Patch

Square Enix has released a patch for the Xbox One version of Rise of the Tomb Raider that adds additional visual fidelity and graphic options for the newly released Xbox One X. If you’re on the bleeding edge and scored one of Microsoft’s brand new 4K console you can enjoy full native 4K support, Hight Dynamic Range support, three different performance profiles and so much more. 

Developer Nixxes Software handled the Xbox One X enhancements for ROTR – previously they worked on the 20th Anniversary edition of ROTR for PS4, the Tomb Raider Enhanced port for PS4 and one of the ports of Deus Ex: Mankind divided as well.  Owner of Microsoft’s latest console also get all of the additional content originally included with the 20th Anniversary Edition for free as well.  

Here is a breakdown of all of the Xbox One X exclusive enhancements as well as a trailer provided by Square: 

Xbox One X players can choose from one of three visual modes:

  • Native 4K: (full 3840 by 2160) for the highest fidelity resolution
  • Enriched Visuals for stunning graphic upgrades
  • High Frame Rate for the smoothest possible gameplay

New Xbox One X tech enhancements for Rise of the Tomb Raider include:

  • HDR display support for more vibrant and accurate color representation
  • Spatial audio support, including Dolby Atmos®, for true 3D audio
  • Enhanced texture resolution for Lara Croft®, NPCs, and environments for even more immersive and realistic details

Additional visual enhancements include:

  • Improved volumetric lights
  • Improved reflections
  • Enhanced foliage
  • Upgraded polygonal detail
  • Improved anti-aliasing
  • Amplified texture filtering

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