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Here's every game confirmed for Xbox Series X optimization and Smart Delivery

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A number of cross-gen titles are getting Xbox Series X optimization, which means "unparalleled load-times, heightened visuals, and steadier framerates at up to 120FPS." Then there's Microsoft's Smart Delivery program, which gets you the upgraded version for free on Xbox Series X if you own the game on Xbox One. 

Microsoft has confirmed that every game developed under the Xbox Game Studios umbrella and optimized for Xbox Series X will support Smart Delivery, but third-party developers can make that decision themselves. That means not every Xbox Series X-optimized game will be free via Smart Delivery, so we've tagged the ones that will be. 

Microsoft has confirmed that the following list will continue to grow to include more games that will be optimized for Xbox Series X and support Smart delivery, so bookmark this page for an updated account of every game confirmed. For now, here's what we know will be Xbox Series X-optimized and what will be available on Microsoft's next-gen hardware via Smart Delivery.

For the uninitiated, Smart Delivery is a new program from Microsoft that lets you download an Xbox Series X-optimized version of a game for free if you already own it for Xbox One. Microsoft says the tech is available to all of their third-party developers, but that it'll be up to each individual studio as to whether a game will support Smart Delivery. Microsoft has also confirmed that the above games will support Smart Delivery even if you're playing them on Xbox Game Pass. Want to know more? Then check out our Smart Delivery on Xbox Series X explained guide.

Further, some Xbox Series X-optimized games will be available after the console launches. Cyberpunk 2077, Microsoft notes, will be playable for free on Xbox Series X at launch if you own it on Xbox One, but the optimized version will come at a later date.

Finally, Microsoft also clarified that cross-progression is a feature supported by Smart Delivery, so your progress carries over from the Xbox One version to the Xbox Series X-optimized game.

Here's a list of all the upcoming Xbox Series X games we know about. Don't forget to check out all the latest information on the upcoming Xbox Series X pre-orders too.

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