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Crimson Useless Redemption Can Now Run At 60 Frames Per Second (On PS5)


The protagonist of Red Dead Redemption aims a shotgun at the camera.

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Whereas the rerelease of Crimson Useless Redemption through a brand new port on August 17 of 2023 was nice information for followers of the unique and those that missed out when the sport initially shipped 13 years in the past, it was lacking some fascinating options. At $50 bucks with no choice to run at a extra trendy 60 frames per second, the rerelease felt a bit missing. After a latest replace, nonetheless, the PS5 model of the RDR port now gives the choice to play at 60FPS.

Followers of Rockstar’s open-world Western have lengthy wished a extra trendy technique to play the sport on present {hardware}. Initially on Xbox 360 and PS3, the sport launched in 2010 and in contrast to its celebrated sequel, Crimson Useless Redemption 2, had not seen a launch on PC or extra trendy consoles till the latest digital rerelease on PS4 and Swap in August. That rerelease sells for $50 (a bodily model is predicted on October 13) however lacked the choice to run at the next framerate, and likewise doesn’t embrace the unique launch’s multiplayer modes. The rerelease doesn’t appear to be headed to PC or Xbox consoles, and solely works on PS5 through backwards compatibility as a PS4 title.

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In 2010, console efficiency usually hovered round 30 frames per second (although extra demanding video games usually introduced that quantity far decrease on Xbox 360 and PS3). Right now, cutting-edge video games like Starfield, for instance, nonetheless purpose to hit a dependable 30 frames per second, however rereleases and remasters of older video games regularly embrace choices to run at greater framerates. Crimson Useless Redemption’s lack of an choice to reap the benefits of the upper processing energy of newer consoles set it aside from different such rereleases.

In fact, it wasn’t lengthy earlier than {hardware} lovers had been in a position to exhibit that it very properly may have included such an choice. Operating on a hacked Nintendo Swap, Crimson Useless Redemption was greater than in a position to reliably attain 60 frames per second.

Fortunately, getting such efficiency out of John Marston’s epic journey isn’t restricted to these with cracked consoles anymore. The sport’s latest 1.03 patch on PlayStation contains an choice within the recreation’s settings for 60FPS on PS5.

Sadly, there doesn’t appear to be any indication of extra options or future releases for the 2010 open world basic.