Xbox Series X|S How to Enable FPS Boost

Xbox Series X|S enable FPS boost

FPS is something that really plays a vital role in order to give us healthy and smooth visual effects while gaming. Although new-generation devices are capable enough to run any high FPS games. But, still, there are a few games your device finds difficult to run them smoothly-especially the older games. But, why? Well, it is because the new-gen consoles aren’t amended according to them. So, if you an Xbox series X|S user and want to play an older game with high FPS, then here’s a piece of good news for you in this article. Yes, you guessed it right. Today we have a comprehensive guide with us in which we demonstrate how to enable FPS boost on your Xbox series X|S. So, make sure to read the article till the end carefully. 

How to Enable FPS Boost in Xbox Series X|S 

Many of you already know about the in-built “FPS Boost” feature available on Xbox Series X and Series S. This FPS boost feature can help you improve the performance in older games. However, the best part is the developer of that particular game doesn’t even require to do anything. So, turn on your console and then follow each point that we describe here. But, wait! Before that, let us first see what an FPS boost in Xbox series X|S is.

What Is FPS Boost on Xbox?

Frame per second is the rate at which any game runs. Previously, in the last generation’s devices, the big game’s frame rate is locked at 30. Now, why they did this? Well, they did this to ensure that players are less likely to encounter FPS drop while gaming. But, all the hardware limitations are removed in the new-generation consoles to ensure high FPS while gaming.

Meanwhile, now players have an overhead to run the games at a 60 FPS rate or even in some cases 120 FPS (if they have 120FPS supported Tv or monitor. If you are a hardcore gamer, then you already know how important it is to get high FPS while playing online-based games to have a plus point. But, the game developers need to update their game according to the higher FPS rate.

But, unfortunately, this is often not viable for older titles because developers have stopped working on them. However, that’s the main reason why Microsoft introduces an FPS boost method to improve gaming performance. This will allow users to boot the frame per second to double without any external software. This feature is recently launched in 2021 with support for a few titles, but I think they will increase the number of supported games in the near future.

How to Enable FPS Boost on Xbox

Well, the FPS Boost feature is not enabled by default. So yes, you need to enable it on your own for the title you are playing. Suppose a game is using FPS Boost, then you can notice an “FPS Boost” indicator in the screen located somewhere in the top right corner whenever you press the Xbox button.

You can check if a game uses (or can use) FPS Boost or not by following the steps given below.

  1. Head towards the “Manage game and add-ons” menu. To do this, simply from your controller, press the Xbox button, and select the “My games and apps” found in the immediate first tab. 
  2. Next, highlight the game, and using your controller, press the Options button. 
  3. Then, select the “Manage game and add-ons.”
  4. Now, go to the “Compatibility Options.”
  5. On the next page, you’ll need to toggle the FPS Boost and Auto-HDR button.
  6. That’s it. Now, launch the game, and you will notice a new gaming experience now.

Key Outlooks

Genuinely, there is no downside of the FPS booster, but yes, currently, not each game supported the FPS booster. So, I think Microsoft is looking forward to making more games compatible with this feature. Well, that’s it for this guide. We hope you’ll now successfully able to enable the FPS boost on your Xbox Series X|S. You can comment below if you have any queries. Also, if you are new here, visit our website to get more exciting news and a troubleshooting guide. We will catch you in the next article, till then stay tuned with us. 

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