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News Watch Dogs Legion getting a 60fps mode for Next Gen Consoles, release date coming soon.

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In a AMA on r/watchdogs, the Live Producer for Watch Dogs Legion Lathieeshe Thillainathan confirmed that a 60fps mode for Watch Dogs Legion on next-gen consoles was in development and a release date is set come soon in an upcoming Title Update.

This is great news seeing as WD Legion was the only next-gen game that was missing a 60fps mode!

 

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Ooooh!

I'm fine with how it looks, runs, and plays on SX but I'm still curious to see how the 60fps mode would look/play!

Watch Dogs Legion is legit.
 
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Ooooh!

I'm fine with how it looks, runs, and plays on SX but I'm still curious to see how the 60fps mode would look/play!

Watch Dogs Legion is legit.
What’s so good about it? I haven’t played part 2, but part 1 was a disappointing slog.
 
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The only thing I didn’t like about legion is the music loved the 2nd watchdogs music,this one not so much.
 

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I'll be interested to see how it actually performs, it's really poorly optimised on PC and very difficult to get a locked 60fps.
 

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I enjoyed the trial period so I bought it,but now I think I’ll wait until the 60fps hits, it’s a weird game, WD2 was pure shit such awful characters , WD1 was weird but I liked it, this game is different enough and the open world is fun.
 

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I might finally finish it then... gotta say it was annoying that it didn't have a 60fps mode.

the question now is of course, will it have raytracing? and if yes, how far will they need to drop the resolution?
 

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was the free weekend for ps5 users just the ps4 version? it looked like super detailed ass
 

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I'll be interested to see how it actually performs, it's really poorly optimised on PC and very difficult to get a locked 60fps.
Last gen runs solid 30 I assume. Dropping RT should double last gen systems one would expect.
 

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My Ryzen 2700X cannot handle stable 60 when driving, even after all the patches it still drops to 50s, so no wonder they are still working on it. The game is optimized much worse than say, Cyberpunk.
 
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Good. Just drop the raytracing. That's what I've done in Control UE on my PS5. Playing in 60fps is way more fun than playing in 30fps with RT.
 
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Hopefully they drop the Ray Tracing and get a good 60fps option, I'd rather play like that than 30fps.
 

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Good that it will have the 60 FPS option. Too bad about the tonal change since WD2, now it looks like a game made for woke teenagers.
 
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I have no interest for this game, but I'm glad that all games up to now will be playable at 60fps on next gen. If I'm not mistaken, this was the only 30fps game.
 
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For PS5 and XSX (maybe XSS) owners. MODs please update title.





This makes me VERY happy as I refused to play the game if they were going to keep it locked to 30 fps. Ill have to pick it up since it is frequently on sale for dirt cheap.
 
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Maybe they will learn from this and next time release a game at 60 and fail less hard...
 

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60FPS should be the norm for all games at the expense of slightly looking worse (for now) but graphics will eventually catch up.

30FPS MUST DIE!
 
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The game on PC can be quite taxing even on the 3700X CPU. It'll be interesting to see how they pull this off.
 
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I think that's the one big next gen game that didn't have a 60fps option.

And still lots of people will claim that there's NO chance of performance options becoming standard.

Also, this would seem to imply that the data developers have available suggests that these performance modes are being widely used, which will ultimately determine whether we continue to get them.

So great news for 60fps believers like me.
 
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60fps is good news, altho to be honest, not sure the game will still click for me.

I loved WatchDogs 2 but this one I tried like 5 times to get into it and couldn't. Also, the driving on the other side of the road threw me off instantly. Just didn't have fun at all. Maybe at 60fps, I will be more patient. Hope patch is out soon.
 

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Good thing the 30 fps ray tracing only option was a bad idea IMO . Unfortunately it won't change the fact that after you played 10 hours of this game , you already played everything the game has to offer
 

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Shame the game massively suffers for the character system and even more simplified hacking mechanics and profiling being in a menu screen.
 

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I think that's the one big next gen game that didn't have a 60fps option.

And still lots of people will claim that there's NO chance of performance options becoming standard.

Also, this would seem to imply that the data developers have available suggests that these performance modes are being widely used, which will ultimately determine whether we continue to get them.

So great news for 60fps believers like me.
My hope is that performance mode decimates quality mode in most games so that there ends up being the option more often then not.
 

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My hope is that performance mode decimates quality mode in most games so that there ends up being the option more often then not.

I'd love to know the breakdown. I'm pretty certain that most people, presented with a blind test, would choose 60fps over higher settings/RT/resolution.

But I think fidelity modes tend to be the default, and "graphics" probably sounds more superficially pleasing than "performance".
 

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I'd love to know the breakdown. I'm pretty certain that most people, presented with a blind test, would choose 60fps over higher settings/RT/resolution.

But I think fidelity modes tend to be the default, and "graphics" probably sounds more superficially pleasing than "performance".
I do hope 60 fps mode becomes unlocked mode for HDMI 2.1 TVs, so that in instances where it goes above 60 fps we can still take advantage.
 

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If only some kind of video game system existed that you could have 60 fps and great RT. Alas maybe next gen.

When I can play Sony first party games on a PC without waiting like 3 extra years (if even then) I'll MAYBE consider spending 2 grand just for a few extra pixels and better reflections.

But until then, no thanks.
 
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Shame they can’t bring out an update to make the game more enjoyable.
 

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Been holding off playing it in the hopes they would add this. The raytracing is shit as the Thames looks like olive oil, get rid of that crap and add 60 frames and it'll be good to play