Descenders to be Optimized for Xbox Series X|S with 120 FPS support, announces physical release

Descenders (Image credit: RageSquid)

What you need to know

  • Descenders is an intense stunt biking simulator that has players conquer all kinds of trails and obstacles on their bikes.
  • The game already gets a lot of support on Xbox, and is included in Xbox Game Pass for consoles, PC, and Xbox Cloud Gaming.
  • Now, Descenders has announced it's being Optimized for Xbox Series X|S with 4K or 120 FPS support, improved visuals, 8-player lobbies, and PC cross-play.
  • Descenders is getting a physical release simultaneously as its Xbox Series X|S upgrade on June 8, 2021.

Descenders is a cycling thriller that has players ride a variety of bikes across extreme environments and terrains. It's one of the best of its kind, and it's already enjoyed hefty support on Xbox consoles. Today, Descenders has announced that it's being Optimized for Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S with a major upgrade that will elevate the biking experience to new heights (and speeds). Releasing on June 8, 2021, the current-gen upgrade for Descenders will include:

  • Up to 4K resolution support
  • Up to 120 FPS support
  • Improved visuals
  • 8-player lobbies
  • Cross-play with PC platforms
  • Likely improved loading speeds

Descenders will join the ever-growing list of games that support 120 FPS on Xbox Series X|S and will even support cross-play with PC players. For gamers still invested in Descenders, this should be a great upgrade (or a great starting point for players trying the game for the first time).

Also happening on June 8, Descenders is getting a physical release on Xbox consoles. Players who pre-order the physical edition of Descenders will instantly unlock the Lanter Lux Set for character customization, which can also be unlocked through player progression.

If you haven't played Descenders yet, it's well worth your time. Descenders is currently included in Xbox Game Pass for PC and consoles, and on Xbox Cloud Gaming through Xbox Game Pass Ultimate. Descenders is one of the best games on Xbox Game Pass if you're a fan of sports games.

Zachary Boddy
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Zachary Boddy (They / Them) is a Staff Writer for Windows Central, primarily focused on covering the latest news in tech and gaming, the best Xbox and PC games, and the most interesting Windows and Xbox hardware. They have been gaming and writing for most of their life starting with the original Xbox, and started out as a freelancer for Windows Central and its sister sites in 2019. Now a full-fledged Staff Writer, Zachary has expanded from only writing about all things Minecraft to covering practically everything on which Windows Central is an expert, especially when it comes to Microsoft. You can find Zachary on Twitter @BoddyZachary.