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Optimized for Xbox Series X|S

Games featuring the Optimized for Xbox Series X|S icon will showcase unparalleled load-times, heightened visuals, and steadier framerates at up to 120FPS. These include new titles built natively using the Xbox Series X|S development environment as well as previously released titles that have been rebuilt specifically for Xbox Series X|S.

In Forza Horizon 5, four cars accelerate across rocky terrain towards a beach.

Amazing visual fidelity

Leveraging our next generation custom processor and technology such as Variable Rate Shading (VRS) and hardware-accelerated DirectX Raytracing, games will be capable of more dynamic, realistic environments. With hardware-accelerated DirectX Raytracing, this means anything from true-to-life lighting to accurate reflections and acoustics in real time as you explore the game world.

In Overwatch 2, Kiriko flings two homing talismans forward as a lively fox spirit hops over her shoulder.

Next-gen framerates

Games that have been Optimized for Xbox Series X|S use the full power of the new consoles to deliver higher, steadier framerates at up to 120FPS while playing.

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Faster load times

The Xbox Velocity Architecture combines a custom SSD and integrated software to greatly decrease load times both in and out of games, meaning you spend more time playing and less time waiting.

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Xbox Smart Delivery

Smart Delivery ensures you only have to purchase a game once to play the best available version for whichever Xbox console you choose to play on. We’re committed to using Smart Delivery on all our exclusive Xbox Game Studios titles, including Halo Infinite, and have made this technology available for all developer partners to leverage. When you see the Smart Delivery icon, you know that when you buy that title you’ll also get the upgraded version of the game for free when it’s available.


Look for the icons

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The Optimized for Xbox Series X|S icon means the developer has done the extra work to take full advantage of the unique capabilities of Xbox Series X|S. In addition, Smart Delivery ensures you are getting the right version of your game no matter which Xbox you're playing on.

Featured games Optimized for Xbox Series X|S

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Optimized for Xbox Series X|S complete list

As developers and publishers continue to take advantage of the true power of Xbox Series X|S, we will regularly update this list with new games and any updates to their capabilities.