Updates for Skyrim and Fallout 4 on the Xbox One were released today, adding Xbox One X updates to the open-world titles.
A few weeks ago, Bethesda outlined how they expect to make Xbox One X updates to their titles for the remainder of 2017. It appears these will happen in waves, with Skyrim: Special Edition and Fallout 4 coming first.
The Skyrim update, for a game which is itself a remaster of a 2011 title, is simply a resolution upgrade to 4K.
Fallout 4, on the other hand, includes “enhanced draw distance for trees, grass, objects and NPCs,” as well as god rays, the pleasant-looking light beams coming from clouds and windows.
Still on the docket for further enhancements are Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus, Dishonred 2 & Death of the Outsider, The Evil Within 2, and The Elder Scrolls Online.