Electronic Arts Covers Next-Gen Details For Apex Legends, FIFA, Madden, And More


Posted on November 5, 2020 by Nick Moreno

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When quickly glancing to your calendar, it instantly snaps that the next-generation of console hardware is upon us as Xbox Series X|S alongside PlayStation 5 is just a week away if less. And regardless if you confirmed your pre-order on a console or not, these system are prepared to ship globally. Alongside that, games that are to be compatible on both platforms are also being primed for launch as well.

For major publishers, a new initiative has taken priority for its consumers: cross-generational purchases. In that sense, layers will not be required to repurchase a game if already acquired on older hardware. Additionally, players returning to their favorite games on the new devices will also face enhancements based on the hardware.

According to publisher Electronic Arts, the firm has eight games that are primed for Xbox Series X|S and PlayStation 5 with upgrades only offered from the respected console. You can read the full list of games and details below:

Apex Legends

PlayStation 5 & Xbox Series X|S: 1440p support (more enhancements to follow in a update arriving in 2021).

FIFA 21

PlayStation 5 & Xbox Series X|S: improved load times and increased framerates (more details to be shared closer to the next-gen release). Operates in similarity to current-generation upgraded consoles – Xbox Series X to Xbox One X; Xbox Series S to Xbox One S; PlayStation 5 to PlayStation 4 Pro.

Madden 21

PlayStation 5 & Xbox Series X|S: improved load times and increased framerates (more details to be shared closer to the next-gen release). Operates in similarity to current-generation upgraded consoles – Xbox Series X to Xbox One X; Xbox Series S to Xbox One S; PlayStation 5 to PlayStation 4 Pro.

Need for Speed Hot Pursuit Remastered

PlayStation 5 & Xbox Series X|S: operates in similarity to current-generation upgraded consoles – Xbox Series X to Xbox One X; Xbox Series S to Xbox One S; PlayStation 5 to PlayStation 4 Pro.

NHL 21

PlayStation 5 & Xbox Series X|S: improved load times and increased framerates. Operates in similarity to current-generation upgraded consoles – Xbox Series X to Xbox One X; Xbox Series S to Xbox One S; PlayStation 5 to PlayStation 4 Pro.

Star Wars Squadrons

PlayStation 5: improved lighting with performance and resolution matching PlayStation 4 Pro

Xbox Series X|S: improved lighting, targeting 4k/60 FPS on Xbox Series X and 1440p/60 FPS on Xbox Series S.

The Sims 4

PlayStation 5 & Xbox Series X|S: improved load times and increased framerates with base game and all expansions included.

UFC 4

PlayStation 5 & Xbox Series X|S: improved load times and increased framerates (more details to be shared closer to the next-gen release). operates in similarity to current-generation upgraded consoles – Xbox Series X to Xbox One X; Xbox Series S to Xbox One S; PlayStation 5 to PlayStation 4 Pro.

Elsewhere recently, Ubisoft unveiled its list of next-generation enhancements for the publisher’s lineup of titles. Those include Watch Dogs: Legion, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, and Riders Republic. You can read the full report by heading here.

What EA titles are you revisiting on next-gen hardware?

Source: Electronic Arts

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