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Tales of Arise demo tested: Here's how Xbox Series X|S and PlayStation 5 compare

Published: 14:00, 18 August 2021
Bandai Namco
Tales of Arise
Tales of Arise

Tales of Arise is another hotly anticipated title that is dropping to both PC and consoles in a couple of weeks. The demo for the game is now live and here's its performance companies across the platforms.

ElAnalistaDeBits channel mentions that all versions of Tales of Arise have an unlocked frame rate with the exception of the FPS mode on PS5 and XSX|S which is locked at 60 FPS. The best performance is found on the Xbox Series X console, which averages 15 FPS higher than PS5 in quality mode. The video also reveals that the image quality is a bit better on Microsoft's flagship.

As for the loading times, the game loads slightly faster on PlayStation 5. 

Here's the breakdown of the data from the ElAnalistaDeBits Tales of Arise demo comparison.

Resolution and frame rate:

  • Last-gen: 
    •  Xbox One:  972p - 35FPS 
    •  Xbox One X:  1872p - 35FPS 
    •  PS4:  1080p - 35FPS 
    •  PS4 Pro : 1440p - 35FPS 
  • Current-gen:
    •  Xbox Series S:  1440p - 45 FPS and 1080p 60FPS
    •  Xbox Series X:  2160p - 50FPS and 1620p 60FPS 
    •  PlayStation 5:  2160p - 45FPS and 1620p 60FPS

Bandai Namco Tales of Arise screenshot showing boss fight Tales of Arise

While there are some differences between the platforms, it seems that Tales of Arise runs pretty nicely on all consoles. The devs did a pretty job with optimisation and with post-launch patches, we expect to see even further improvements to FPS and resolution.

Tales of Arise is officially launching on September 9, 2021, for PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S. The demo of the game is live now on all platforms. 

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