Xbox One X Updates for The Evil Within 2, Wolfenstein II, Fallout 4, Skyrim, and More Detailed by Bethesda

Bethesda offered a lot of new details on the support its games will enjoy on Xbox One X, and there are some goodies for PS4 Pro users as well.

on November 6, 2017 4:08 PM

Today Bethesda detailed the updates coming for a number of its games to support the upcoming Xbox One X.

The following games will receive an update: Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus, Fallout 4, Skyrim Special Edition, Dishonored 2 & Dishonored: Death of the Outsider, The Evil Within 2, The Elder Scrolls Online, Fallout 3 and The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion.

Below you can read a few details for most of the games listed:

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

  • Supports 4K Resolution
  • Enhanced features include:
    • Dynamic Resolution

Fallout 4

  • Supports 4K Resolution
  • Enhanced features include:
    • Dynamic Resolution
    • Enhanced draw distance for trees, grass, objects and NPCs
    • Enhanced God Ray effects

Skyrim Special Edition

  • Supports 4K Resolution
  • Enhanced features include:
    • Dynamic Resolution

Dishonored 2 & Dishonored: Death of the Outsider

  • Supports 4K Resolution
  • Enhanced features include:
    • Dynamic Resolution
    • Improved framerate stability
    • 4K textures
    • Improved geometry/draw distances
    • Improved anti-aliasing
    • Improved shadows quality

The Evil Within 2

  • Enhanced Features include:
    • Upgraded resolution
    • Higher framerate
    • 30 fps lock removal

The Elder Scrolls Online

  • Supports Native 4K Resolution and HDR
  • Enhanced features include:
    • Increased view distance
    • Upgraded shadows with Screen Space Ambient Occlusion
    • Upgraded water reflections

The patch for The Elder Scrolls Online will actually hit next week, while the update for The Evil Within 2 was actually released today, and below you can check out what it does exactly.

  • Increased display resolution (3200 x 1800 native resolution output at 3840 x 2160)
  • Improved framerate stability
  • Option to disable 30 fps limit for higher frame rate

Interestingly, if you aren’t getting an Xbox One X, but you’re playing The Evil Within 2 on PS4 Pro, you’re also getting some goodies with today’s patch. While the native resolution isn’t even close to what Xbox One X users can enjoy, PS4 Pro owners can enjoy a 1080p mode with “substantially higher” frame rate.

  • Increased display resolution (2240 x 1260 native resolution output at 3840 x 2160 on 4K TV)
  • Allows substantially higher frame rates when PS4 Pro output set to 1080p
  • Improved framerate stability
  • Option to disable 30 fps limit for higher frame rates

Release dates have not been provided for the updates coming for the other games, besides a mention that they will come “this quarter and next year.”

 /  Executive News Editor
Hailing from sunny (not as much as people think) Italy and long standing gamer since the age of Mattel Intellivision and Sinclair ZX Spectrum. Definitely a multi-platform gamer, he still holds the old dear PC nearest to his heart, while not disregarding any console on the market. RPGs (of any nationality) and MMORPGs are his daily bread, but he enjoys almost every other genre, prominently racing simulators, action and sandbox games. He is also one of the few surviving fans of the flight simulator genre on Earth.