Assassin’s Creed Mirage PS5 vs Xbox Series X|S Comparison: Which Platform Is Best
Ubisoft’s latest entry in the Assassin’ Creed series, Assassin’s Creed Mirage, is now available on the PS5, Xbox Series X, and Xbox Series S, and if you’re on the fence about which version to pick up, read ahead.
The game offers 2 display modes across PS5, Xbox Series X, and Xbox Series S, namely Quality and Performance, with equivalent graphical settings across both the PS5 and Xbox Series X in both modes. Switching from Quality to Performance mode on either console reduces the shadow resolution, depth of field quality, tree LOD, and ambient occlusion quality. Compared to the corresponding mode on PS5 and Xbox Series X, the
In terms of image quality, Assassin’s Creed Mirage runs at a resolution of 4K (2160p) in Quality mode on both the PS5 and Xbox Series X, with dynamic resolution scaling possibly in effect. In High Performance mode, the game operates with dynamic resolution scaling, and runs at a maximum resolution of 1944p and a minimum resolution of 1620p on both consoles. Meanwhile, the Xbox Series S version in Quality mode operates with dynamic resolution scaling, and runs at a maximum resolution of 1620p and a minimum resolution of 1440p. In High Performance mode, it runs at a maximum resolution of 1080p and a minimum resolution of 900p.
With regards to performance, Assassin’s Creed Mirage targets and consistently delivers a frame rate of 30 fps on PS5, Xbox Series X, and Xbox Series S. In High Performance mode, the game targets a frame rate of 60 fps across all 3 consoles. Performance is often GPU Bound in many sections that are not swamped with heavy geometric draw and NPC counts in the biggest cities. The game can become CPU bound, and this can cause some mild screen tearing on both Xbox consoles. This was not seen on the PS5, however, despite all 3 console versions using adaptive v-sync. In comparison, the PS5 version also does a slightly better job of holding the 60 fps frame rate target.
All in all, the PS5 version of Assassin’s Creed Mirage delivers the best performance on consoles, with a slightly more stable frame rate compared to Xbox Series X and no screen tearing.