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Top 10 Games that will Benefit Most on Xbox One X

The Xbox One X is upon us and with that we get the first glance at how many Xbox One games will get enhanced. This is something new to the platform since there haven't been any mid-cycle enhancements quite like this. With that, out of what's been announced and available I picked out the top 10 games that will benefit most on Xbox One X. Whether a game is getting a nice jump to glorious 4k with hopefully buttery smooth frames or even just something to prop those graphics up. Whatever the case is, these games will definitely show us the most benefits of the extra power.

#10: World of Tanks

World of Tanks Xbox One Edition will be getting a full 4k update with all the bells and whistles. I'm going to assume that this update will be awesome because they really go all out for optimizing the popular free to play on all platforms. It already looks great on the console and I'm sure with that extra shine the world will be that much more vibrant.

#9: Killer Instinct

C-C-C-COMBO BREAKER, I love Killer Instinct and as the premier fighter on the console this will definitely shine. Having played the game in 4k on PC I can say this game looks impressive. It may be simple being a fighter, but the particles are ever so shiny and it will sparkle.

#8: DOOM

DOOM already looks really great and with the dedicated optimization Bethesda does to their games this is going to run smooth and beautifully. There's also something special about the bright popping colors and blood with this one, it's going to look incredible.

Killer Instinct Xbox One X 4k

#7: Battlefield 1

DICE loves to push games and with Battlefield 1 I expect to see the console really maxed out. I'd personally love to see Battlefield 4 get a similar treatment though I'm sure this World War II shooter will blow away my expectations for enhancements. Xbox fans can also enjoy this on EA Access which is awesome.

#6: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

The Witcher 3 is truly one of the best games ever made and it looks incredible. The regular Xbox One version is stunning in every scene and whether we get full 4k or not this can only look better. I'm not sure what smaller things will get touched up and I don't care as any excuse to revisit this world is good enough for me. I'm really looking for at least HDR to be added though, that would be pleasant.

#5: Fallout 4

I don't think Fallout 4 will get too big of a change for visuals, this is more here to get things completely stable. Not only for regular gameplay, but with some of the heavier mods as this should make them all run perfectly smooth. The combination or regular gameplay getting better and perhaps some intense texture mods will make this an extra special wasteland.

Gears of War 4 Xbox One X 4k

#4: Halo 5: Guardians

If there's a series that always pushes any Xbox to the limit, it's Halo. I'm still honestly straight up pissed that The Master Chief Collection isn't getting a 4k boost though Halo 5 should suffice, I guess. Having already played the game in 4k on the Forge spin-off for PC I can already tell this game is going to glow. I'll definitely be interested in seeing how future proofed this was and how much it pushes the One X.

#3: Ark: Survival Evolved

I don't think Ark really runs well on any platform and I hope that with the Xbox One X it runs better. I'm not sure this one will hit 4k or maybe they will push for it, who knows. All I know is that it runs alright on Playstation 4 and not great on the base Xbox One so I want this one to be smooth.

#2: Forza Horizon 3

Forza also pushes boundaries on the console and with Horizon 3 being glorious in 4k on PC, console players are in for a lovely surprise. This game is going to be stunning and Australia will once again shine in this beautiful celebration of cars.

#1: Gears of War 4

Gears of War 4 is the ultimate current showcase of just what Xbox is aiming to become. It's the standard for Play Anywhere, it's constantly updated and looks stunning on the base Xbox One. With the One X we're going to see that optimized and then pushed to the limit. The 4k 60fps multiplayer will stun and the 4k 30fps single player will be gorgeous. I can't wait to see that HDR shine while I chainsaw through a couple 4k Locusts, too majestic.

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Gamerheadquarters Reviewer Jason Stettner
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