Published: February 11, 2023
If you want a list of games that support XeSS, we've got you covered. But first, what is XeSS? Intel XeSS (short for Xe Super Sampling) is an upscaling technology similar to NVIDIA DLSS and AMD FSR.
Using AI and machine learning, it renders low-resolution frames and upscales them to higher resolution with minimal image quality, with the aim of improving performance and frame rates in games and 3D graphics applications.
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There are two versions of XeSS: the open-source DP4A version supported by most NVIDIA and AMD GPUs since 2016 and 2018 respectively, and the XMX (Xe Matrix Extension) version that works exclusively with Intel's own Arc Alchemist GPUs (such as the A770 and A750) and which leverages AI cores inside of those cards.
In alphabetical order, as of the time of writing the following games have support for XeSS:
To enable XeSS, in a supported XeSS game above simply navigate to the in-game settings and look for a setting that's something along the lines of 'upscaling' or something similar and set it to XeSS. You will also be able to choose the strength of XeSS, such as XeSS Quality and XeSS Performance, with higher quality XeSS settings having less impact on image quality at the expense of less performance gains (and more aggressive XeSS settings such as XeSS Performance leading to a bigger loss in image quality with the benefit of bigger performance gains).
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