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Upscale


Upscale

backward-compatibility graphics improvement



Sony Playstation 5
Sony PlayStation 4 and Sony PlayStation VR games both receive upscaled graphics, specifically ray tracing, resolution increases to 4K or 8K, and Frames Per Second (FPS) boost to 60 FPS or 120 FPS.

Microsoft Xbox Series X
Microsoft Xbox One games receive upscaled graphics, specifically Frames Per Second (FPS) boost, Auto High Dynamic Resolution (HDR), quick resume, and significantly reduced load times; Microsoft Xbox 360 games receive upscaled graphics, specifically Frames Per Second (FPS) boost (select titles only) and 4k enhancements (select titles only); Microsoft Xbox games receive upscaled graphics

Nintendo Switch
No backwards compatibility, therefore graphics upscaling does not apply

Microsoft Xbox One
Microsoft Xbox 360 games receive upscaled graphics, specifically Frames Per Second (FPS) boost (select titles only) and 4k enhancements (select titles only); Microsoft Xbox games receive upscaled graphic

Sony PlayStation 4
No backwards compatibility, therefore graphics upscaling does not apply

Nintendo Wii U
Nintendo Wii games receive upscaled graphics, but only if you output signal with HDMI cable

Sony PlayStation Vita
No backwards compatibility, therefore graphics upscaling does not apply

Nintendo 3DS
Nintendo DS receive upscaled graphics, specifically improved sound and higher resolution (although this introduces undesirable blur)

Nintendo Wii
Nintendo GameCube games do not receive upscaled graphics, but do look better due to processing and signal output

Sony PlayStation 3
Sony PlayStation 2 receive upscaled graphics; Sony PlayStation games have significantly upscaled graphic, specifically increased resolution, more vivid colors, and reduced load times

Microsoft Xbox 360
Only select Microsoft Xbox games receive upscaled graphic, specifically High-Definition resolution and reduced load times

Sony PlayStation Portable
No backwards compatibility, therefore graphics upscaling does not apply

Nintendo DS
Game Boy Advance games do not receive upscaled graphics, however there is an increase in screen size

Microsoft Xbox
No backwards compatibility, therefore graphics upscaling does not apply

Nintendo GameCube
Nintendo Game Boy Advance games receieve graphics upscaling

Nintendo Game Boy Advance
Game Boy Color games have upscaled graphics, specifically the option to play in widecreen; Game Boy games have upscaled graphics, specifically increased color palette (option to switch palettes at boot-up) and option to play in widescreen

Sony PlayStation 2
Sony PlayStation games have minimally upscaled graphics, specifically more vivid colors, improved output signal, texture filtering, and reduced load times

Sega Dreamcast
No backwards compatibility, therefore graphics upscaling does not apply

SNK Neo Geo Pocket Color
Neo Geo Pocket games have upscaled graphics, specifically the addition of a limited color palette

Nintendo Game Boy Color
Nintendo Game Boy games have upscaled graphics, specifically the addition of a minimal color (and the ability to switch color palettes at boot-up); on a limited number of black colored Game Boy cartridges there is the addition of even more colors (and the ability to switch color palettes at boot up)

Nintendo 64
No backwards compatibility, therefore graphics upscaling does not apply

Nintendo Virtual Boy
No backwards compatibility, therefore graphics upscaling does not apply

Sony PlayStation
No backwards compatibility, therefore graphics upscaling does not apply

Sega Saturn
No backwards compatibility, therefore graphics upscaling does not apply

Atari Jaguar
No backwards compatibility, therefore graphics upscaling does not apply

Super Nintendo Entertainment System
No backwards compatibility, therefore graphics upscaling does not apply

Sega Game Gear
No backwards compatibility, therefore graphics upscaling does not apply

SNK Neo Geo
No backwards compatibility, therefore graphics upscaling does not apply

Nintendo Game Boy
No backwards compatibility, therefore graphics upscaling does not apply

Sega Genesis
No graphics upscaling on Sega Master System games, but sound is improved via upscaling

NEC TurboGrafx-16
No backwards compatibility, therefore graphics upscaling does not apply

Nintendo Entertainment System
No backwards compatibility, therefore graphics upscaling does not apply

Atari 5200
No backwards compatibility, therefore graphics upscaling does not apply

Coleco ColecoVision
Expansion Module 1 allows gameplay of Atari 2600 games, however no graphics upscaling ability

Atari 2600
No backwards compatibility, therefore graphics upscaling does not apply

Magnavox Odyssey 2
No backwards compatibility, therefore graphics upscaling does not apply

Fairchild Channel F
No backwards compatibility, therefore graphics upscaling does not apply



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