One of the standout features of the PlayStation 5 is its support for real-time ray tracing. The console supports ray tracing, but that doesn’t mean every game has it. Worse yet, Sony isn’t providing any indication as to whether a game supports the feature. That’s why we’ve done some research to find every PS5 game that supports ray tracing.
Pioneered by Nvidia’s RTX graphics card, real-time ray tracing is a lighting technique that produces more realistic shadows and reflections. Instead of using light or shadow maps, reflection and shadow are created from individual photons bouncing (or not bouncing) from surfaces. Each ray of light is tracked from its source to its destination, adding a sense of depth and realism to the scenes.
The problem is that the highly demanding beam-tracking feature even pushes the powerful PS5 to its limits. The developers are still optimizing ray tracing for the PS5, so we expect more dramatic implementations as the console matures. All of the games below support ball or ray reflection (or both), but some use this feature better than others.
Astro’s playroom subtle inaccuracies in ray tracing (there is even a feature-named area). As the first game many new PS5 owners will play, it demonstrates the console’s features and functionality very well. That includes tracking reflections, adding a thin layer of polish to every surface in the game.
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War there are ray shadows on the PS5. While the ray’s tracing reflection is clearer, shadows add a sense of depth and realism to the scene. Cold War of Black Ops is a direct sequel to 2010 Black Ops, send players through a secret campaign and government conspiracy set up in the 1980s.
Control Ultimate Edition
Control Ultimate Edition including a 60 fps mode with no ray tracing and a 30 fps mode with them. In Control, you play as Jesse Faden as she explores the Oldest House, a government building that houses the Federal Control Bureau. Ray tracking is only available with The final version of the game, also includes all DLC.
Devil May Cry 5: Special edition
Like Control Ultimate Edition, Devil May Cry 5: Special Edition is a re-release of the last generation title with a slew of improvements to the next generation. That includes two different ray tracing modes, a targeted image and another targeting performance. Devil May Cry 5 Always a nice game (in the form of killing the devil) and with ray tracing, it looks even better.
Like most racing games, Dust 5 benefit greatly from ray tracing. Reflection is standard in the game, adding a realistic shine to the surfaces and ray tracing gives depth to the track. The racing games are mainly based on their visuals and although there aren’t many racing titles on the PS5 right now, Dust 5 is a good sign for future releases like Gran Turismo 7.
Epic Games has updated Fortnite almost immediately after the PS5’s release to bring a list of next-generation features, including ray tracing. This effect is very subtle, mostly visible in the dark. Fortnite Not a great display of ray tracing, but when all the next generation features are put together, the game looks much better on the PS5.
The man eats
Tripwire’s open-world shark simulator, The man eats, received a free update shortly after the PS5 release, supporting a number of next-generation improvements, including ray tracing. The man eats a bit like Grand Theft Auto, where you play the role of a shark. It’s an open-world sandbox RPG where you complete challenges, terrorize beach dwellers and assert yourself as the ultimate predator of the ocean.
NBA 2K21 makes a great argument for ray tracing in later sports games. In a genre that hasn’t evolved much over the years, image really makes a difference. Small touches like a harsh beam of light shone on the player’s forehead and the exact colors bounced off the pitch enhancing the player’s appearance. NBA 2K21 on PS5. Compared to the PS4 version of the game, the perks of the next generation become very clear.
Observer: System Redux
Bloober Team’s The Observer is a psychological horror game set in 2084 in Poland, where you play the famous Observer, a police officer who can penetrate people’s minds. Redux system Enhances and expands game 2017, adding story content while updating visuals for next generation systems. On the PS5, the game features trace ray reflection, higher resolution, and more stable frame rates.
Spider-Man: Miles Morales (and Spider-Man Remastered)
Spiderman: Miles Morales is the PS5’s premiere title, demonstrating the system’s capabilities in a familiar series. The game has a number of different graphics modes, including 60 fps option with ray tracing. Miles Morales is the sequel to 2018 Spiderman. It’s a shorter stroll through New York, this time watching Miles Morales as Spider-Man while Peter Parker is away.
Released with The final version of the Miles Morales, Spider-Man Remastered has the same graphics improvements. It is identical to the PS4 2018 release, running only with the features introduced in Miles Morales. Spiderman Fixed available for an additional $ 20 with Miles Morales, or as an independent purchase for $ 40.
Watch Dogs: Legion
Watch Dogs: Legion The PS5’s beam-shading feature, as mentioned above, adds a layer of depth to almost any scene. Soldiers is a direct sequel to 2016 Watch Dogs 2, set in a London in the near future. Advances in artificial intelligence have cost them thousands of jobs, their privacy, and safety. In Soldiers, You lead a resistance, recruiting people around the city to help you fight off.
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