Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice has now been optimized for the next generation Xbox Series X/S consoles. This update is free for anyone who owns the game, including Game Pass users.
Note that this is available only on Xbox Series X/S consoles.
We’re excited to announce a new, free update for Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice, available now on Xbox Series X|S.
✨ Ray tracing on both Series X & S
✨ Up to 4K resolution
✨ Up to 120hz
✨ Updated materials, particles and details
✨ Chapter select pic.twitter.com/rUvbYIOAG3
— Ninja Theory (@NinjaTheory) August 9, 2021
Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice optimized with next-gen features
With this update, developer Ninja Theory has brought three graphic options for those who own the game on Microsoft’s next-generation console.
The three graphic options are Performance, Resolution, and Enriched. The Enriched mode features ray-tracing on both Xbox Series X as well as S, with support for 4K dynamic resolution on the Series X, and full HD on the Series S, at 30 FPS on both.
Performance and Resolution modes do not include ray-tracing on either Series X or S. Performance mode on the Series X offers a dynamic resolution of up to 1080p with 120 FPS whereas, on the Series S, this game mode brings Full HD resolution with 60 FPS.
Resolution mode on the Series X offers 4K dynamic resolution with 60 FPS. On the Series S console, resolution mode brings support for dynamic resolution of up to 1440p with 30 FPS.
The official website also notes that texture resolution bump, chapter select, increased particle quality, increased draw distance, and higher lives of detail are also being added.
Ninja Theory also adds that “An update for the PC version of Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice is currently in development. There are no plans to bring this update to any other platform at this time.”