14 Oct 2020 10:22 AM +00:00

For Honor's free Next-Gen upgrade will run at 60 FPS

When the words Ubisoft and Next-Gen are used together, many gamers may think of the upcoming Assassin's Creed Valhalla.

However, the French gaming developers are also working to bring more of their current-gen games to the PS5 and Xbox Series X, including their medieval fantasy fighter, For Honor.

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For Honor Free Next-Gen Upgrade

The good news is that this new For Honor upgrade will be free for anyone who owns the game on current-gen consoles.

You'll simply have to redeem the next-gen edition on your PS5 or Xbox Series X/S.

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DUAL ACCESS: If you own the game on current-gen, you can redeem the next-gen edition for free

In addition, you can carry over your progress as your profile, including all purchases and inventory, is automatically shared with your new console.

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The bad news, however, is the upgrade won't be available immediately upon release of next-gen consoles.

Next-Gen Upgrade Release Date

Although there is no confirmed release date, Ubisoft has stated that the update will arrive as part of Year 4 Season 4, meaning we can expect it sometime in December 2020.

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HOLD FIRE: You'll have to wait until December for the full next-gen upgrade

Of course, this means that if you're getting your next-gen console upon release in November, you'll have to wait a few weeks for the upgraded edition of For Honor.

For Honor Upgrade Details

Alongside the Year 4 Season 4 additions (including a new playable hero), the next-gen upgrade will introduce a number of graphical improvements.

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PREPARE FOR BATTLE: Y4S4 will see the addition of a new hero alongside the next-gen upgrade

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Ubisoft has stated that the update will include:

  • Improved Water Reflections
  • Improved Distance Level of Detail
  • Improved Shadow Resolution
  • Improved Texture Filtering
  • 4k Resolution (Xbox Series X, PS5) / 1080 p (Xbox Series S)
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For Honor at 60 FPS for Next-Gen

Finally, Ubisoft has also confirmed that the new update means for Honor will run at 60 FPS on next-gen consoles, bringing the console edition on par with the PC version of Ubisoft's game.

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