Deep Silver have officially announced a next-generation upgrade that is going to be free of charge for Saints Row The Third, titled as Saints Row The Third Remastered.
This free update will become available next week on May 25th, also launching on Steam and GOG on May 22nd, 2021. The PS5 and Xbox Series X versions of the game will have the game running at high quality that are equivalent to the PC. The game will also run at a much higher performance and have improvements to texture resolutions, lighting, and other aspects of visual design.
Meanwhile, the Xbox Series S owners can choose between Performance Mode or Beauty Mode. The Performance Mode will lock the game at 1080p resolution at 60 FPS, while the Beauty Mode will let players enjoy the game at an upscaled 4K resolution with 30 FPS instead. The PlayStation 5 version of the game will support the Activities feature and will give the DualSense controller a purple glow to match with the game’s theme. Check out the full official press release down below:
Reading, 18th May 2021 | Deep Silver has announced Saints Row® The Third™ Remastered will release on Gen 9 consoles on 25th May, with the game to also launch on Steam and GOG on 22nd May.
Saints Row: The Third Remastered on Xbox Series X|S, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft and the PlayStation® 5 computer entertainment system, will allow players to experience the game running at greater performance settings; equivalent to the PC edition at High settings. Visually the game’s engine is now able to run at a much higher performance, bringing improvements to lighting, texture resolution, and other visual effects thanks to the powerful hardware.
Framerates are improved across Gen 9 consoles to offer the smoothest possible gameplay; players will be able to enjoy the game running at 60 frames per second and dynamic 4K resolution, keeping the action fluid.
Xbox Series S owners get an additional option to enjoy the game in two modes that better cater for individual player preference. Play in either Performance Mode, which keeps the gameplay locked at 60fps with a 1080 resolution, or Beauty Mode that locks the gameplay to standard 30fps while employing an upscaled 4K resolution. PlayStation 5 owners will be able to enjoy Activities support, as well as a subtle signature Saints purple glow on the DualSense controller.
Existing owners of Saints Row: The Third Remastered who own Gen 9 consoles will be able to enjoy these upgrades free of charge – Free Upgrade and Smart delivery are guaranteed across PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X | S versions. With SSDs on board the new versions load at vastly improved speeds, allowing players to get stuck in without any wait.
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