What you need to know
- Saints Row is an over-the-top action series from Deep Silver.
- Saints Row: The Third is getting remastered for PC and consoles.
- The remaster launches on May 22.
- You can preorder Saints Row: The Third Remastered for $36 on the Microsoft Store.
Updated May 21, 2020: Saints Row: The Third Remastered hits 60 FPS on Xbox One X if you unlock the frame rate. The frame rate dips to around 45 FPS with massive explosions though. According to VG Tech, the resolution is 1440p, not 4K as advertised by the Microsoft Store.
The Saints Row series is known for its bizarre plot, over-the-top action, and crazy weapons. It's a lot like Grand Theft Auto to be honest, except it makes no sense. With that said, the games are amazing and one of the best entries in the franchise, Saints Row: The Third, is getting remastered for Xbox One, PC, and PlayStation 4. Yesterday, publisher Deep Silver revealed more details.
The press release said the following.
According to the box art, the game runs at 4K resolution on Xbox One X. It's unclear what the frame rate is at this point, but since it's a third-person action game, we're going to place our bets on 30 frames per second (FPS). 60 FPS is quite rare in these cases, but the upcoming Xbox Series X should fix that.
Over the top
Now even crazier
Saints Row: The Third Remastered gives you control of the Saints at the height of their power, in an urban playground that is yours for the taking. This is your city. These are your rules. Remastered with enhanced graphics, steel port the original city of sin, has never looked so good.
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