Aside from the usual sandbox activities, these titles encouraged a multitude of play-styles and solutions within their missions.
Metro Exodus leverages the more powerful hardware of newer consoles to give its already-impressive visuals a notable boost.
4A Games' first person shooter has received a significant next-gen upgrade, and we're here to take a look at how the game holds up on newer hardware.
"With the previous generation we were a lot more limited with the CPUs," says Ben Archard, senior rendering programmer at 4A Games.
Metro Exodus: Enhanced Edition is a next-gen powerhouse.
Many more to follow, one would hope.
Includes 4K/60 FPS, ray tracing, FOV options and more.
Available as a separate product since a ray traced GPU is mandatory.
4A Games CTO Oleksandr Shyshkovtsov says that though Nvidia's ray-tracing tech is "in a different league", AMD's approach is still more flexible.
It's very similar to what they've been doing on PC already.
DLSS 2.0 and Advanced Ray Traced Reflections will be exclusive to this version.
DualSense support, Smart Delivery, and more also confirmed.
The enhanced version will also see improvements in resolution, frame rate, and load times.
4A Games want to make sure that the Metro multiplayer experience is "done right."
The company continues to expand with eight acquisitions recently announced.
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NASCAR Heat 4 also joins the line-up this month.
All versions of the game are finally free of the anti-tamper software.