AMD FSR 3 and Intel XeSS have finally reached Starfield
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AMD FSR 3 and Intel XeSS have finally reached Starfield, but so far only in beta

Four months after the release of FSR 3, the space role-playing game Starfield from Bethesda Game Studios received support for the latest version of scaling from AMD, but so far only as part of beta testing.

  Image source: Steam (RDEMENS)

Image source: Steam (RDEMENS)

The beta version of update 1.9.67, released on February 7 on Steam, added support for AMD FSR 3 to Starfield, which includes not only image scaling, but also (following DLSS 3 from NVIDIA) frame generation.

Bethesda reports that AMD FSR 3 works on a wide range of video cards (even GeForce GTX 10 series, apparently) and advises using the technology with vertical synchronization and a VRR monitor enabled.

In addition, the beta version of the update includes support for another scaling technology – Intel Xe Super Sampling (XeSS). Together with AMD FSR 3, it can be found and activated in the game graphics settings.

  Image Source: Steam

Image Source: Steam

In addition, the patch contains changes to FormIDs (a parameter for objects in the game), which should improve the stability of saves with a large number of visited locations.

The developers also fixed “vibrating” clouds and reset resolution scaling when switching from fullscreen to windowed mode while using DLSS and made a number of minor improvements.

Starfield will be released in September 2023 on PC (Steam, Microsoft Store), Xbox Series X, S and Game Pass. Throughout 2024, they plan to add city maps, new methods of movement, and support for modifications to the game.

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