Strange Brigade To Run at 1800p with Higher Quality AF on Xbox One X; PS4 Pro Runs at 1440p

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Rebellion’s Strange Brigade, a third-person action/adventure game playable solo or in co-op with up to four players, is due for release on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in less than two months.

Kai was able to interview Lead Designer Steve Bristow at E3, who shared with him a slew of gameplay and story details in the process. However, we had to get in touch with a programmer to receive the technical details on how Strange Brigade runs on the different high-end platforms.

sbe3_06Related E3 2018 Strange Brigade Interview with Lead Designer Steve Bristow: Persistent Character Progression, Playable in Solo

Rebellion got back to us today and we’re now able to confirm the developers are targeting 1440p rendering, larger draw distance and improved screen space reflections for the PlayStation 4 Pro compared to the base PlayStation 4 version of the game. The Xbox One X version will receive the same enhancements as well as higher quality texture filtering (presumably anisotropic) and 1800p rendering.

Of course, PC users (where the game will be optimized for AMD graphics cards) will be able to go higher with the resolution, which we’re told will be unlimited (presumably meaning that it can go beyond 4K for downscaling purposes), while it isn’t clear yet whether the frame rate will be unlocked beyond 60FPS as well. We’ll let you know once that’s confirmed.

You can pre-order Strange Brigade now for PC via Green Man Gaming, or for console via Amazon (PlayStation 4 and Xbox One).

WILL YOU ANSWER THE CALL TO ADVENTURE?
Egypt, 1930’s. Erased from ancient history and buried in a nameless tomb for 4,000 years, Seteki the Witch Queen has risen once again.

Only one troop of daring heroes can stand against the fearsome power of Seteki and her army of mummified monstrosities: The Strange Brigade!

Explore remarkable ruins, solve perilous puzzles and uncover tantalising treasure while blasting your way through an array of undead enemies in thrilling third-person action that’s certain to bring out your inner adventurer!

ONE GRIPPING ADVENTURE
Hunt the foul Seteki through a rip-roaring campaign filled with dangerous dig sites, prodigious pyramids and crumbling caves packed with bountiful foes to send back to the afterlife. Explore alone or team up in 2-4 player online co-op!

FOUR FEARLESS FORTUNE HUNTERS
Travel the ancient world as one of four dashing agents trained to tackle the supernatural. Unleash devastating magical powers and unload powerful prototype weapons such as the fire-spitting Krakatoa, the ice cold Chill Burster, and the brain-busting Blunderbuss!

A LEGION OF MALEVOLENT MONSTERS
Seteki is not the only mythological menace to have awoken … she’s brought an army of loyal beasts with her! Face her many nefarious ne’er-do-wells, including moaning mummies, fire-breathing assassins, armour-plated minotaurs, giant scorpions and much, much worse!

TONS OF TERRIFYING TRAPS
Keep an eye on your environment to find creative ways to boff your enemies! Decapitate the undead with spinning blades, fry them to a crisp with fire traps, crush them with a well-placed boulder and more. You wouldn’t set them on your team mates … would you?

OODLES OF PUZZLING PREDICAMENTS
Keep those peepers peeled for suspicious clues, secret entrances and ancient contraptions that need re-awakening! Who knows what alluring treasures and buried riches await you on the other side…

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