Red Dead Redemption 2's review embargo has finally lifted, with near-universal praise from critics. Our Xbox One review commended its unrivaled scale and depth, positioning it among the console's best games ever. Digital Foundry has now conducted a detailed analysis of the final product, surfacing some impressive (and not-so-impressive) technical details on Microsoft's hardware.

According to Digital Foundry, Red Dead Redemption 2 achieves native 4K resolution on Xbox One X, while simultaneously maintaining a near-constant 30 frames-per-second (30 FPS). Conversely, the game falls to 864p on Xbox One S, with regular framerate drops, especially in dense environments. Paired with a reliance on temporal anti-aliasing, this results in a blurry result on the entry-level device.

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Delivering one of Xbox One's best open worlds to date, Xbox One appears to be the top console to play Red Dead Redemption 2. Meanwhile, Microsoft's aging Xbox One S is still failing to regularly hit its maximum 1080p gaming resolution across today's top releases.

In the meantime, don't miss our full Xbox One X review of Red Dead Redemption 2. The game represents a "generational leap for the gaming industry," showcasing the best of modern gaming.

Red Dead Redemption 2 is on track for an October 26, 2018, release on Xbox One and PlayStation 4.

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