All Graphics Modes in God of War: Ragnarök, explained

Will you choose performance or quality?

God of War Ragnarök has been one of the most highly anticipated titles launching on PlayStation since the original reboot launched in 2018. Ragnarök takes Kratos and Atreus, now older, on a new journey through the Nine Realms, where eventually they will face the mighty Thor. Ahead of its launch, Santa Monica Studios has revealed various graphic modes for players.

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All PS5 GoW Ragnarök Graphics Modes

You can choose from nine different graphical modes in God of War Ragnarök. Most of these belong to the PlayStation 5, expectedly, but there are some options to choose from on PlayStation 4.

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Those who choose performance will see a reduction in quality but an increase in the gameplay. Choosing quality will have the opposite effect, letting the game's beauty truly show, but possibly at the cost of performance. Here are all the graphical modes in God of War Ragnarök.

  • Favor Performance
    • 1440 - 2160p
    • 60 FPS Target
  • Favor Performance + HFR*
    • 1440p
    • Unlocked 60 FPS
  • Favor Performance + HFR + VRR*
    • 1440p
    • Unlocked 60 FPS

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  • Favor Quality
    • 2160p [Native 4k]
    • 30 FPS Target
  • Favor Quality + HFR*
    • 1800 - 2160p
    • 40 FPS Target
  • Favor Quality + HFR + VRR*
    • 1800 - 2160p
    • Unlocked 40 FPS

All PS4 GoW Ragnarök Graphics Modes

  • PRO Favor Performance
    • 1080 - 1656p
    • Unlocked 30 FPS
  • PRO Favor Quality
    • 1440 - 1656p
    • 30 FPS Target
  • Standard
    • 1080p
    • 30 FPS Target

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