To illustrate the graphical improvements of "Gears of War: Ultimate Edition" for the Xbox One, Microsoft released screenshots showing the game's visual quality.
According to the company, the game, which is a remastered version of 2006's "Gears of War" for the Xbox 360, runs on 1080p resolution. It features enhanced graphics as well as fresh additions such as a new story mode, the Xbox Wire reported.
Those who will get to play "Gears of War: Ultimate Edition" for their Xbox One consoles will surely notice the visual improvements done on the game's cinematics, surroundings and facial expressions of characters.
In a recent article by Dual Shocker, the gaming news site showed off screenshots from the game provided by Microsoft. The images clearly illustrate the differences between the game's Xbox 360 and Xbox One editions.
In many of the scenes, gamers will immediately notice that new lighting elements have been added to the Xbox One version. These add a certain visual depth to the surroundings in the game through the addition of shadows.
The contrast between the secondary background such as the sky and the structures or main subjects in the scenes is also more distinct.
But aside from improving the lighting and object geometry of the game, developer The Coalition also added new models to its environment. In other words, "Gears of War: Ultimate Edition" features more trees, buildings, background vehicles and various other objects than the original game.
The game can be purchased for $349 through Microsoft's online store and comes with a 500GB Xbox One console. In addition, the bundle also feature the original game series for the Xbox 360 that includes "Gears of War," "Gears of War 2," "Gears of War 3" and "Gears of War: Judgment," according to IGN.
Those who purchase the game and play it from Aug. 25 until the end of this year will be eligible to enjoy the entire series on the Xbox One through Microsoft's Backward Compatibility program.