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Assassin’s Creed Odyssey gets a big PS5 and Xbox Series X|S upgrade

Ubisoft releases welcome patch for Assassin’s Creed Odyssey that gives the game a boost on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S.

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Ubisoft has released an update for Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, giving the game a boost on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S.

Improved graphics are usually the focus of attention for each new console generation. And while that is obviously important to PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S, improved performance is proving to be just as essential.

Ubisoft – a troublesome publisher to praise at the moment, admittedly – is one of the best when it comes to keeping games alive with post-release content and technical enhancements.

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Assassin’s Creed Odyssey was released in 2018 and has received an eye-watering number of content expansions that make an already sizeable adventure stupidly large. Ubisoft is now giving the game a welcome frame-rate boost on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S for users playing via backwards compatibility.

The modest-sized update adds 60 FPS support on all three platforms and is available now in all regions.

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey – Title Update 1.6.0

Patch Sizes:  

  • Xbox One: ~370MB
  • PlayStation 4: ~470MB

Game Improvement:  

  • This update adds 60 FPS support when running the game on Xbox Series X|S and PlayStation 5 through backwards compatibility.

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, which was released last year as a cross-generation title, is already playable at 60 FPS. Hopefully, 2017’s Assassin’s Creed Origins will receive a similar upgrade in due course.


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