Next-gen consoles are here. The Xbox series x Y Xbox Series S made their debut on November 10 at the global level, while the Playstation 5 It arrived on November 12 in the United States and Mexico. Europe, for its part, is one of the regions that will receive it on the 19th of the same month. Thus, in these weeks will be millions of people who will be debuting new hardware at home.
Due to the above, it is interesting to know what are the best games that, in addition to giving us hours of fun, are able to take advantage of the technical capabilities of both platforms. Of course, we are facing the first playable proposals of the next-gen, so the real performance of the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X / S will surely be appreciated in the coming years, when the developers have completed that transition process that it always arises in a change of generation.
Another important point that we cannot miss is that both Sony and Microsoft started their way into the new generation with different scenarios. While the PlayStation 5 has new first-party titles (developed by the in-house studios) at launch, the Xbox Series X / S – for the moment – do not have an exclusive that is totally next-gen. But do not misunderstand this, because thanks to an optimized backward compatibility they have given a second visual air to multiple titles.
Our recommendations to release your new console not only include the “exclusives” of each platform, also proposals from other companies They made the leap to the next-gen from day one.
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War
What would a new generation be without the presence of Call of Duty? With Black Ops Cold War you will live an adventure in the Cold War in the company of emblematic characters of the saga. The game promises 4K and 60 FPS on PS5 and Xbox Series X, while on Xbox Series the resolution drops to 1080p.
Assassin’s Creed Valhalla
The new of the assassins, which we already analyzed here in Explica.co, takes us to an impressive Viking setting with dozens of hours of fun. Assassin’s Creed Valhalla runs to resolution Dynamic 4K and 60 FPS on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X. The Xbox Series S stays at 1440p and 30 FPS.
Watch Dogs: Legion
Ubisoft returns to the fray with an open world where a group of hackers tries to save a fictional London infested with criminal groups. In our analysis we highlight its excellent gameplay and setting. Watch Dogs: Legion Runs to Resolution Dynamic 4K, 30 FPS and Ray Tracing on both PS5 and Xbox Series X. The Xbox Series S makes do with 1080p dynamic, 30 FPS and Ray Tracing.
Do you like racing games? Dirt 5 is the best driving title that you can enjoy on the new consoles. On PS5 and Xbox Series X you can run to 4K and up to 120 FPS. On Xbox Series X it reaches 1440p and 60 FPS.
If you like sports games, and especially basketball games, you can’t miss NBA 2K21. We recently told you how the 2K Games title takes advantage of the new consoles to deploy a jaw-dropping visuals. On PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X it runs in resolution 4K and 60 FPS.
Spider-Man: Miles Morales
Spidey assaults the next-gen PlayStation with an installment starring Miles Morales and here at Explica.co we gave you our impressions. Insomniac Games offers us two visual modes: “Fidelity Mode”, which runs at 4K, 30 FPS and Ray Tracing, while the “Performance Mode” forgoes ray tracing and increases the frames to 60 FPS. If you buy the Ultimate Edition you get the remastering of Marvel’s Spider-Man.
The Hidetaka Miyazaki title that gave birth to the Souls is back in remake form. You will have the opportunity to play it in “Cinematic Mode” and “Performance Mode”; the first to Native 4K + 30 FPS and the second dynamic 4K + 60 FPS.
Sackboy: A Big Adventure
Sackboy is back on a separate LittleBigPlanet adventure. The character continues to marvel at the platformer genre and runs to 4K and 60 FPS on the new Sony console.
Astros’s Playroom comes pre-installed on your PlayStation 5. It is a technical demo that shows off the technologies of the DualSense, mainly the haptic responses and the resistance of the triggers. You are going to get a big surprise when you play it. Belt 4K and 60 FPS.
Xbox Series X / S
Gears Tactics makes the leap to consoles and does it through the front door. Thanks to the optimization of Microsoft, the title runs at 4K and 60 FPS on Xbox Series X. The Xbox Series S, although it maintains the rate of photographers per second, lowers its resolution to 1440p.
One of the best games on the Xbox One is back with a technical section that will leave you with your mouth open. On Xbox Series X, Gears 5 displays its graphics to Dynamic 4K and 60 FPS (up to 120 FPS zen if multiplayer). The Xbox Series S will have to settle for 1440p resolution, but the same frame rate possibilities.
Forza Horizon 4
The Native 4K and 60 FPS now they are the standard of Forza Horizon 4, the last title of the saga that saw the light in the Xbox One. The Xbox Series S remains in 1440p.
Ori and the Will of the Wisps
Ori and the Will of the Wisps is, without a doubt, one of the best games of the past generation in terms of its artistic section. On Xbox Series X run to 4K and up to 120 FPS, while the Xbox Series S maintains the rate of photographers and lowers the resolution to 1080p.