Bandai Namco Unveils Elden Ring’s Specs And Compatibility

Bandai Namco Unveils Elden Ring’s Specs And Compatibility On PC, PlayStation And Xbox

FromSoftware is a video game developer that is known for challenging, adventurous and unique games, with major titles under its belt such as Sekiro, Blooborne and Dark Souls. These games have attracted a massive fanbase, and it’s no surprise that Elden Ring, FromSoftware’s upcoming title, is highly anticipated. Elden Ring is an upcoming action RPG that is set to release on February 25th, 2022 on the Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5 and PC. Bandai Namco Entertainment, the game’s publishers, have unveiled the game’s specifications for PC and console platforms as well as its compatibility between old and new generation consoles.

elden ring quality and performance modes

The PC specs are as follows:

  • Maximum resolution*: Up to 3840x2160P 
  • Framerate: Up to 60 FPS
  • HDR*: Supported
  • Raytracing (via patch): Supported 

The PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 4 Pro both support HDR, but limits FPS to 30 and neither support RayTracing. The PlayStation 5 limits FPS at 60, but supports HDR, RayTracing and has a maximum resolution of 3840x2160P. The PlayStation 4 version can be ported to the PlayStation 5 but the PlayStation 5 version cannot be ported to PlayStation 4. Therefore, save files cannot be transferred back to PlayStation 4 if someone continues on PlayStation 5.

The Xbox One S does not support HDR or RayTracing and is capped at 30FPS while the Xbox One X allows for HDR but no RayTracing and is also capped at 30FPS. The Xbox Series S can go up to 60FPS in performance mode and supports HDR but no RayTracing. The Xbox Series X supports RayTracing, HDR and 60FPS in performance mode. It can also manage a resolution of 3840x2160p. Xbox supports full cross-generation compatibility and the game and save data can be transferred between both generations.

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