Saints Row players who have been holding out for a remastered release for next-gen consoles are going to get their wish, as Saints Row: The Third Remastered comes to PS5 and Xbox Series X|S as a free upgrade courtesy of the folks at Deep Silver.
Here’s the entire announcement from the press release — which details that the next-gen version will be equal to the PC edition.
The next-gen version of Saints Row: The Third Remastered for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S will allow players to experience the game running at even greater performance settings – equivalent to the PC edition at high settings. Visually the game’s engine is now able to run at a much higher performance, bringing improvements to lighting, texture resolution, and other visual effects thanks to the powerful hardware.Framerate is improved across next-gen consoles to offer the smoothest possible gameplay. Players will be able to enjoy the game running at 60 frames per second and dynamic 4K resolution, keeping the action fluid.Xbox Series S owners get an additional option to enjoy the game in two modes that better cater to individual player preference. Play in either Performance Mode, which keeps the gameplay locked at 60fps with a 1080 resolution, or Beauty Mode that locks the gameplay to standard 30fps while employing an upscaled 4K resolution. PlayStation 5 owners will be able to enjoy Activities support, as well as a subtle signature Saints purple glow on the DualSense controller.Existing owners of Saints Row: The Third Remastered who own next-gen consoles will be able to enjoy these upgrades free of charge. Free Upgrade and Smart Delivery are guaranteed across PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S versions. With SSDs on board the new versions load at vastly improved speeds, allowing players to jump in without any wait.
If you are new to Saints Row: The Third Remastered and want to know how it plays — read our review on the game here.
Saints Row: The Third Remastered comes to PS5 and Xbox Series X|S starting May 22.