Xbox One X Vs PS4 Pro: Which Games Run Better On Which Console?

By   /   Jan 4, 2018
Xbox One X Vs PS4 Pro

Xbox One X Vs PS4 Pro, which you get? While the PS4 Pro did have a head start, it did not offer significant upgrades in terms of hardware as compared to the regular PS4. On the other hand, the Xbox One X may have come out late, but it is still the most powerful console on the market. The Xbox One X has better hardware as compared to the standard version, which gives it a boost over the standard console.

This match is Xbox One X Vs PS4 Pro and we are going to see which games run better on the Xbox One X and which games run better on the PS4 Pro. By the end of this article, you should know which one is right for you depending on the titles that you play and which one you recommend you pick up.

In the past, we have seen the Xbox One take a lot of head for running games at 720p when 1080p was the standard but now we have the Xbox One X that runs almost everything at 4K and the PS4 Pro that manages to run almost all games at 1440p pretty well. Sound familiar yet?

Xbox One X Vs PS4 Pro: Which Games Run Better On Which Console

Here we are going to look at a couple of multi-platform games that are available on both the Xbox One X as well as the PS4 Pro and we are going to look at some metrics like FPS, resolution and what not. By the end of all this, you should know about all the games that run better on the Xbox One X or on the PS4 Pro.

Games included here include modern AAA titles as well as older titles like Diablo 3 and The Witcher 3. Let’s dive right and in look at the Xbox One X Vs PS4 Pro comparison.

Xbox One X Vs PS4 Pro: Star Wars Battlefront 2

Taking a look at Star Wars Battlefront 2 we see that the Xbox One is able to run the game at 3840X2160 while the PS4 Pro runs the game at 2560X1440. The resolution difference is 2.2 times and the Xbox One X comes out on top here. While both consoles have the dynamic resolution feature, it is important to note that the Xbox One X is more capable of running Star Wars Battlefront 2 a 1800p-2160p.

The PS4 Pro, on the other hand, runs the game at a lower 1440p most of the time. The difference between the two is significant and the initiated will be able to tell the difference right away. If you have a 4K display then the Xbox One X will provide better graphics and visuals in the game as compared to PS4 Pro.

While 1440p is better than 1080p, the difference between the Xbox One X and PS4 Pro in this instance is substantial and cannot be ignored at all. Talking about FPS the game does run better on the Pro but the difference is marginal and you will not be able to tell the difference most of the time.

Xbox One X Vs PS4 Pro: Wolfenstein 2

As we move to another engine the comparison remains the same and so do the results. While the Xbox One X manages to run this game at 4K, the PS4 Pro is still behind at 1440p. Keeping that in mind it is obvious which console you should go with. The difference between the two consoles is 2.25 times which cannot be ignored. Keeping in mind that the game favors AMD hardware the difference is huge indeed.

If you look at both versions of the game side by side you will note that the PS4 Pro version of the game just looks blurry as compared to the Xbox One X version. The Xbox One X manages to run the game better but the performance of the game overall is not great on either one of them whether you consider the Xbox One X or the PS4 Pro.

You will encounter drops in FPS on both consoles and f you are wondering why that happens on the superior hardware of the Xbox One X then the answer is that most of the scenes in which there are drops in FPS are limited by CPU and not by the graphics.

Xbox One X Vs PS4 Pro: Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider on the Xbox One X has tearing which the Pro Version does not. On the Xbox One X has an enriched 4K mode. We are not sure whether or not the checkerboarding method is used in the background but we do know that the PS4 pro runs the game at 1080p in this mode. The native 4K mode will give you consistent performance as compared to the other modes.

The Xbox One X offers twice the resolution and higher FPS as compared to the Pro so you can make your own mind regarding which one you should rather get. You can also check out our article on Rise of the Tomb Raider on the One X.

Xbox One X Vs PS4 Pro: Shadow of War

Shadow of War gives you plenty of options to choose from. There is a dynamic resolution mode on the Xbox One X that offers up to 2160p native 4K. When using the dynamic resolution mode the resolution can drop to 1830p on the One X as compared to 1620p on the Pro. 1800p is manageable and not very noticeable but 1620p is where you will notice lower textures and quality on a 4K display.

The Pro is not bad at all and 1600p is better than 1080p but the One X manages to run Shadow of War better and can keep the resolution closer to 4K. The One X offers much more detail while that is not the case on the PS4 Pro. There are 4K assets available for the game but you can only get that the Xbox One X due to the additional memory that the console has to offer.

Xbox One X Vs PS4 Pro: Hitman

Hitman is a great example of showing off the additional power that the Xbox One X has to offer. The One X can run the game in performance mode with the highest visuals that the PS4 Pro has to offer and while the Pro can run the game at 1440p at best the Xbox One X can actually run the game at 4K.

So in the performance mode, the One X gives you the same visuals as the PS4 Pro but at higher FPs and in the resolution mode you can go well above 1440p. The One X offers 2.2 times higher resolution as compared to the PS4 Pro. You can choose to play the game at 60 FPS or 30 FPS depending on the resolution that you want to play the game at on the One X.

Xbox One X Vs PS4 Pro: Ghost Recon Wildlands

While there weren’t many expectations going into the game the results are pretty good. You get 1440p on the Pro and 1800p on the One X which should not come as a surprise. The One X offers plenty of graphical upgrades that you do not get on the Pro. Another incentive for you to get the One X over the pro. You get high-quality textures and terrain details on the One X which looks great in the game.

You are getting settings that are similar to the PC version one the One X which is something great and there is plenty that you can play around with. Performance is great on both but if you have a 4K display, you will get clearer, sharper graphics on the One X as compared to the PS4 Pro.

Xbox One X Vs PS4 Pro: Titanfall 2

With the new patch, the resolution on the Xbox One X has a higher resolution but the difference is hard to tell. The PS4 Pro runs the game at 1440p and while the One X manages to run the game at a higher resolution, there are times when the resolution comes down to 1440p and things get pretty blurry. You can play the game at 60 FPS on both consoles but the drops on the PS4 Pro are more significant as compared to the One X.

All things considered, the Pro and One X run the game better than the base PS4 and Xbox One. If you are looking to buy the One X in order to run the game better than the PS4 Pro then you will be disappointed.

Xbox One X Vs PS4 Pro: Other Game Resolutions

The following are the resolutions in the other games on the Pro and the One X:

TitlePS4 ProXbox One XResolution Boost
Diablo 33072X17283840X2160X1.6
Assassin’s Creed Origins2816X15843584X2016X1.6
The Evil Within 22240X12603200X1800X2
The Witcher 31920X21603840X2160X2
Destiny 22560X14403840X2160X2.2
Fallout 42560X14403840X2160X2.2
For Honor2560X14403200X1800X1.6
Injustice 22560X14402880X1620X1.3

Let us know what you think about this Xbox One X Vs PS4 Pro comparison and which console you are interested in getting.

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