Santa Monica Studio has officially announced that God of War’s PS5 patch will be released tomorrow, February 2, and will bring a 4K/60 FPS mode to the PlayStation exclusive.
Announced on Santa Monica Studio’s blog, this free update will replace the current video graphics mode option with a new default setting that “will offer the best of both performance and resolution to our PlayStation 5 players.”
On the PlayStation 4 Pro version of 2018’s God of War, players would have to make a choice between a graphics mode that favored performance and one that favored resolution. Now, no sacrifice needs to be made.
God of War’s Enhanced Performance Experience offers the following;
- Syncs to 60 FPS
- 4K Checkerboard Resolution
There will also be an Original Performance Experience that can be selected at any time and will represent the PlayStation 4 ‘Favor Resolution’ video graphics mode. This mode offers 4K Checkerboard Resolution synced up to 30 FPS.
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Around the launch of the PS5, Santa Monica Studio announced that God of War would be able to run at 60 FPS in the ‘Favor Performance” mode on Sony’s next-gen console. Furthermore, save transfers are supported from PS5, so players can jump right back in to their game with these improvements whenever they wish.
If you have yet to try God of War, which we crowned our 2018 Game of the Year, be sure to check it out through the PlayStation Plus Collection. God of War and many of the best PlayStation games are available for download if you are a subscriber to PlayStation Plus.
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