Starfield Adds 30FPS, 60FPS, and Uncapped Frame Rate Modes

Bethesda released a new video detailing the upcoming update for Starfield. The update will launch on May 15 and according to the video, the game will finally enable 60 FPS on Xbox Series X. This is done via the new display modes including the Frame Rate Target and “Prioritize” modes. Frame Rate Target gives the option to choose from 30, 40, and 60 FPS, and Prioritize mode is fixed at 40 FPS on a Virtual Refresh Rate Display and sports “full visuals”. Lastly, an uncapped frame rate will also be added for players with a 120Hz Variable Refresh Rate capable monitor. Starfield game director Todd Howard confirmed that Starfield’s Shattered Space expansion will launch sometime this fall. Starfield launched in early access on September 1 and fully on September 6 for Xbox Series X/S and PC via Steam and Microsoft Store. It is also available on Xbox Game Pass.

The game’s details via the publisher:

Starfield is the first new universe in over 25 years from Bethesda Game Studios, the award-winning creators of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim and Fallout 4. In this next generation role-playing game set amongst the stars, create your character and explore with unparalleled freedom as you embark on an epic journey to answer humanity’s greatest mystery.

In the year 2330, humanity has ventured beyond our solar system, settling new planets, and living as a spacefaring people. You will join Constellation—the last group of space explorers seeking rare artifacts throughout the galaxy—and navigate the vast expanse of space in Bethesda Game Studios’ biggest and most ambitious game.

Along the way you will join in the adventures of various factions; pilot and customize your own ship; explore planets and discover their local flora, fauna, and resources; build outposts; and master a refined combat system to deal with threats of all kinds.

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