Deep Rock Galactic Is Now Optimized for Xbox Series X|S

Today’s replace to Deep Rock Galactic contains an replace to make the sport Optimized for Xbox Series X|S. We love these new consoles as a result of they make the sport shine, and the up to date {hardware} makes it a lot simpler for us to deal with cave era and bigger numbers of enemies. Overall, DRG now looks like a a lot smoother expertise on current-generation consoles. If you will have an Xbox Series X|S, there’s by no means been a greater time to play Deep Rock Galactic. And you probably have a Game Pass subscription then you’ll be able to obtain it now.

Some of you won’t have performed Deep Rock Galactic, so let’s begin with a fast overview of the sport.

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What is Deep Rock Galactic?

DRG is a 4-player co-op shooter the place you play as space-mining dwarves on the planet Hoxxes. Each mission takes place in a procedurally generated cave with 100% destructible terrain. The sport has grown through the years with new missions, biomes, weapons, and extra. We preserve including new content material to the sport within the type of Seasons, with Season 02: Rival Escalation being the newest one.

You can play the sport as a single-player expertise the place the pleasant robotic BOSCO joins you on missions, however the sport shines when enjoying co-op. There is an enormous and pleasant neighborhood of gamers who’re very welcoming to novice Greenbeard gamers. So the most effective expertise is normally discovered by going to the server listing or opening up your sport to different gamers.

Deep Rock Galactic Screenshot

Our Experiences Developing for Xbox

Many of the Xbox providers have allowed us so as to add options to the Xbox variations that we in any other case couldn’t. We are a comparatively small studio, so Cross Play throughout all platforms just isn’t one thing we might do but. But with Xbox, we managed to have cross-play between Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and the Windows 10/11 model of DRG utilizing the Xbox account system. So you’ll be able to play with your mates no matter which platform inside the Xbox ecosystem they’re on. And with Xbox cloud saves, your development carries over between Xbox consoles and Windows 10/11. Making it simple to combine these options into the sport has made creating the sport for Xbox a a lot smoother expertise. And making an Xbox Series X|S model meant leveraging the Xbox options we had already applied for the Xbox One and the Windows 10/11 variations.

This new model will look very related you probably have been enjoying the Xbox One model on an Xbox Series X|S. But we’ve managed to squeeze in a single new function obtainable on the most recent consoles.

120hz mode

If you will have a TV that helps 120hz, now you can play Deep Rock Galactic at as much as 120 FPS on Xbox Series X|S. Adding the choice for larger framerates looks like we are able to provide a few of the advantages of PC gaming to our Xbox gamers.

Even although 120hz doesn’t run at native 4K, the sport leverages dynamic upscaling, rendering on the highest decision potential relying on the {hardware} and state of the sport earlier than being upscaled to 4K. And in the event you don’t have a TV that helps 120hz, we’ve left in each Performance and Fidelity mode, so you’ll be able to select between prioritizing framerate or decision.

Deep Rock Galactic Screenshot

What’s to come back?

Whether you’re a Greenbeard novice or Greybeard longtime participant, the next updates coming to Deep Rock Galactic can be for everybody. On September 15, you’ll be able to be part of within the Oktoberfest celebrations in-game. And later in This autumn, we’ll launch Season 03, which is able to deliver a complete new theme to the sport and lots of distinctive content material. Join our Discord or comply with us on Twitter if you wish to sustain with DRG. On Discord, we’ve devoted channels for Xbox if you wish to discover others to play with, discuss on to the builders, or report a difficulty.

If you continue to play on Xbox One, don’t fear; we aren’t planning on deprecating help for the Xbox One model anytime quickly. We nonetheless need the sport to be playable by as a lot of you as potential, so we go the additional mile to make sure DRG runs nicely on last-generation consoles.

Deep Rock Galactic is obtainable with Xbox Game Pass for Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S, and PC Game Pass for Windows 10/11.

See you on Hoxxes, Miners!

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