Remnant: From the Ashes is now Optimized for Xbox Series X|S, and we're giving away 5 codes to celebrate!

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Remnant From The Ashes Next Gen Hero Image (Image credit: Perfect World Entertainment)

What you need to know

  • Remnant: From the Ashes is a third-person action survival shooter from Perfect World Entertainment and Gunfire Games.
  • Today, Remnant: From the Ashes is receiving a free next-gen upgrade that optimizes it for Xbox Series X|S and PS5.
  • The patch brings Remnant: From the Ashes to 4K at 30 FPS on PS5 and Xbox Series X or 1080 at 60 FPS on PS5 and Xbox Series X|S.
  • It was also revealed that Remnant: From the Ashes is hitting Xbox Game Pass for PC today, with cross-play between PC and Xbox.

Remnant: From the Ashes is an addictive and brutally challenging third-person action survival shooter available for Xbox One, PS4, and PC platforms. Today, the game receives a major upgrade from next-gen (we'll start calling them current-gen eventually, I'm sure) consoles, including Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, and PS5 that should hopefully massively improve the experience for new and returning players. If you want to see Remnant: From the Ashes in action running on next-gen hardware, you can check out the new trailer below or the numerous screenshots at the bottom of the article.

With the free major upgrade rolling out to Remnant: From the Ashes today, players can expect:

  • Up to 4K resolution at 30 FPS on Xbox Series X and PS5
  • Up to 1080p resolution at 60 FPS on Xbox Series X, Series S, and PS5
  • Improved loading times
  • Improved visual fidelity and performance

Remnant: From the Ashes is already available for Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PS5, PS4, Xbox Game Pass for consoles, PC, and Xbox Cloud Gaming through Xbox Game Pass Ultimate. However, Remnant: From the Ashes is also joining the Microsoft Store and Xbox app on Windows 10, and is now available through Xbox Game Pass for PC. Even better, Remnant: From the Ashes is adding full cross-play support between Xbox and Windows 10 versions.

There really has never been a better time to play Remnant: From the Ashes. If you love the game and want to get the most out of it, you can also check out the Remnant: From the Ashes - Swamps of Corsus expansion which adds a ton of new content on top of the base game.

With its wholehearted support of Xbox Game Pass and the addition of cross-play support, Remnant: From the Ashes is absolutely one of the best games on Xbox Game Pass, whether you're playing on Xbox, PC, or mobile!

Code Giveaway!

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Source: Gunfire Games (Image credit: Source: Gunfire Games)

To celebrate the launch, the developers have given us five Xbox codes for the complete edition, which includes all of the DLC in one handy package.

We're hosting this giveaway on Twitter, simply follow and retweet the post above or at this link to be entered for a chance to win! We'll reveal the winners on Twitter early next week.

Zachary Boddy
Staff Writer

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.