Xbox Series X 120fps games: Halo Infinite, Apex Legends and more
Here's every 120fps game on Xbox Series X for those who crave the highest frame rates possible
Looking for Xbox Series X 120fps games? Microsoft’s diminutive tower of power can play games at high frame rates, and it’s the console with the most 120fps compatible games by some margin.
But why is playing games at 120fps so appealing? Well, you get smoother and more gameplay, which is a win in our book.
Higher frame rates can decide between a win and a loss if you're a competitive gamer. That’s because input lag is significantly reduced, which means your button presses will register faster than if you were playing at a lower frame rate. The update time for each frame at 120fps is 8ms, 16ms when playing at 60fps, and 32ms at 30fps. It’s easy to see why pro gamers opt to play at the highest frame rate possible, then.
Another benefit of playing Xbox Series X games at120fps is that it helps with motion clarity and can even reduce motion sickness. There’s less chance of visible ghosting, blur, or other distracting visual artifacts often occurring at games with lower frame rates. Check out all the Xbox Series X games with 120fps support below. 👇
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120fps Xbox Series X games list
Microsoft's flagship console has an impressive list of 120fps games available, including titles such as Halo Infinite, Sea of Thieves, and Gears 5. Check each game’s settings to see whether its high frame rate mode is enabled, as it may not be turned on by default.
You’ll notice that some titles achieve 120fps via FPS Boost. This feature allows select backward compatible games to run at double or even quadruple the original frame rate and is only available on Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S.
Asphalt 9: Legends
A Plague Tale: Innocence
Alien Isolation (via FPS Boost)
Battle Chasers: Nightwar (via FPS Boost)
Battlefield 1 (via FPS Boost)
Battlefield 4 (via FPS Boost)
Battlefield 5 (via FPS Boost)
Battlefield Hardline (via FPS Boost)
Bright Memory Infinite
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War
Call of Duty: Vanguard
Call of Duty: Warzone
Destiny 2 (Crucible)
Devil May Cry 5 Special Edition
Dirt 4 (via FPS Boost)
Don't Starve: Giant Edition (via FPS Boost)
Gears 5 (multiplayer)
Golf with your Friends (via FPS Boost)
Halo: The Master Chief Collection
Halo: Spartan Assault (via FPS Boost)
Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice
Hollow Knight: Voidheart Edition (via FPS Boost)
Hyperscape (via FPS Boost)
Island Saver (via FPS Boost)
LEGO Marvel Superheroes (via FPS Boost)
LEGO Marvel's Avengers (via FPS Boost)
LEGO The Hobbit (via FPS Boost)
Mad Max (via FPS Boost)
Mass Effect Legendary Edition
Metro 2033 Redux (via FPS Boost)
Metro: Last Light Redux (via FPS Boost)
Moving Out (via FPS Boost)
My Friend Pedro (via FPS Boost)
Mirror's Edge Catalyst (via FPS Boost)
Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom
New Super Lucky's Tale (via FPS Boost)
Ori and the Will of the Wisps
Orphan of the Machine
Overcooked 2! (via FPS Boost)
Paladins (via FPS Boost)
Plants vs Zombies: Battle for Neighborville (via FPS Boost)
Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare (via FPS Boost)
Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare 2 (via FPS Boost)
Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid (via FPS Boost)
Rainbow Six Siege
Realm Royale (via FPS Boost)
Sea of Thieves
Star Wars Battlefront (via FPS Boost)
Star Wars Battlefront 2 (via FPS Boost)
Star Wars: Squadrons
SMITE (via FPS Boost)
Superhot (via FPS Boost)
Superhot: Mind Control Delete
Super Lucky's Tale (via FPS Boost)
The Gardens Between (via FPS Boost)
The LEGO Movie Videogame (via FPS Boost)
Titanfall (via FPS Boost)
Titanfall 2 (via FPS Boost)
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2
Totally Reliable Delivery Service (via FPS Boost)
Unravel 2 (via FPS Boost)
Unruly Heroes (via FPS Boost)
Untitled Goose Game (via FPS Boost)
Zombie Army 4
Did we miss any games? Let us know in the comments below. You can also see what’s coming out soon with our Xbox Series X games 2022 list.
How do I play Xbox Series X games at 120fps?
To play supported Xbox Series X games at 120fps, you’ll need a TV or monitor with an HDMI 2.1 port. The quickest way to see whether your display supports high frame rates is to go to the Xbox Series X’s settings and click on ‘TV & display options’ in the ‘General’ submenu. Next, click on ‘4K TV details’ to see every feature your display supports. You can also click on ‘Refresh rate’ under ‘Resolution,’ where you should see a 120 Hz option if your TV supports it.
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What’s the difference between 120fps and 120Hz?
Hertz (Hz) refers to the number of times a display refreshes per second, and frames per second (or fps) is the number of individual images generated by a console or a PC. Even though the two terms are used interchangeably, there are a few things to note. If a game supports 120fps, you won’t be able to experience it if you don’t have a 120Hz display. Similarly, if you’re playing a game that runs at 60fps on a 120Hz display, the game won’t run at 120fps unless it supports high frame rates.
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Updated: July 18, 2022