Saints Row: The Third Remastered Gets a Next-Gen Upgrade This May

Saints Row The Third Remastered

Saints Row: The Third Remastered is getting a free next-gen makeover this May.

It won’t be as drastic as the initial remaster that, amongst other things, gave the game’s characters a surprise face-lift. Reviewing the improved incarnation of this daft open-world game, we concluded that “One of the most enjoyable open-world games ever made.. looks and plays better then ever.”

This next-gen update should still give Saints Row: The Third a kick in the pants, even if the actual results will depend on which console you own. But if you own an Xbox Series S/X it looks like there’s a catch. The upgrade will make the Playstation 5 version run at 60FPS in 4K mode, which is great. Xbox Series S/X owners, however, will have to choose between 60FPS in 1080p or 30FPS in 4K mode.

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Why the discrepancy? The Saints Row website doesn’t offer an explanation and it could, conceivably, be an error on the site. But it looks like Xbox Series S/X owners won’t get quite the same performance out of Saints Row: The Third Remastered¬†that PS5 owners will. No doubt this’ll lead to a few heated online debates.

Saints Row: The Third Remastered’s¬†next-gen update will arrive on the Playstation 5 and Xbox Series S/X this May 25th.