The latest Xbox One patch (as of November 6th
, 2017) implements support for the new Xbox One X console, including a number of graphical enhancements.
Middle-earth: Shadow of War on the Xbox One X utilizes Ultra High Definition Textures. UHD textures are available in the UHD Texture Pack
(approximately 9.19 GB). The UHD Texture Pack is delivered through the Xbox One X Intelligent Install process and is downloaded automatically for anyone playing the game on an Xbox One X.
Middle-earth: Shadow of War offers cinematics at 4K resolution with an optional download of the 4K Cinematic Pack
(approximately 21.8 GB) available for free via the Xbox One Store.
High Dynamic Range is supported on both the Xbox One X as well as the Xbox One S. No additional downloads are required to enjoy HDR support. You will need to enable HDR Mode on your television.
This feature provides a higher quality image for users playing the game in 1080p resolution on an Xbox One X.
New Graphic Options
As of the latest Xbox One patch, two new graphics options are available for Xbox One X
- Favor Resolution – This option has increased texture detail and targets a 4K resolution.
- Favor Quality – This option has increased texture detail, increased draw distances, improved shadow and lighting quality, increased vegetation, improved ambient occlusion, higher polygon counts (keeping higher quality LODs on screen for longer), and texture filtering improvements.