7 gorgeous games that deserve to be played in 4K

Games to play in 4K - Death Stranding
Games to play in 4K - Death Stranding - Amelie

If you’ve upgraded your TV setup recently, chances are that you’ve got the capability to take your games to the next level of visual fidelity with 4K gaming. Both the Xbox One X and PS4 Pro are capable of displaying games at a crisp 4K resolution, allowing games to achieve unprecedented graphical detail.

Here are some of our best picks for games that will make the most of your 4K setup.

If you’ve upgraded your TV setup recently, chances are that you’ve got the capability to take your games to the next level of visual fidelity with 4K gaming. Both the Xbox One X and PS4 Pro are capable of displaying games at a crisp 4K resolution, allowing games to achieve unprecedented graphical detail. Here are some of our best picks for games that will make the most of your 4K setup.

Death Stranding

Play it on: PS4 Pro

Games to play in 4K - Death Stranding - Sam Bridges

With its gloriously realised dystopian landscapes and cinematic cutscenes, Death Stranding was made to be experienced in 4K.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare

Play it on: PS4 Pro, Xbox One X

Games to play in 4K - Call of Duty Modern Warfare

The Call of Duty franchise is famous for its buttery smooth 60-frames per second gameplay, but in Modern Warfare, this enviable performance is combined with an enhanced resolution and stunningly realistic lighting.

God of War

Play it on: PS4 Pro

Games to play in 4K - God of War

Kratos’ PS4 outing is epic in every sense of the word and even more so when played in glorious 4K. If you favour performance over resolution, PS4 Pro users are also able to switch off 4K to get higher frame rates.

Forza Horizon 4

Play it on: Xbox One X

Forza Horizon 4 Edinburgh Race

The fourth entry in Playground’s open-world racing series transports you to the exotic location of… the United Kingdom. Seriously though, Britain has never looked so good.

Gears 5

Play it on: Xbox One X

Gears 5 - games to play in 4k

Gears of War is a series famous for its gritty, war-torn environments, but Gears 5 boasts a brilliantly colourful palette that shines on an HDR-equipped screen.

Metro Exodus

Play it on: Xbox One X, PS4 Pro

Games in 4K - Metro Exodus

If you want gritty, look no further than Metro Exodus. This post-apocalyptic shooter recreates the icy wastes of Russia in extreme detail.

Uncharted: The Lost Legacy

Play it on: PS4 Pro

Uncharted Lost Legacy - 4K games

Rounding out our top 4K picks is Naughty Dog’s sun-drenched adventure Uncharted: The Lost Legacy. If you needed any more reason to hang out with Chloe and Nadine, this riotous spin-off looks incredible on a PS4 Pro.

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