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Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora Performance VS Quality mode on console

Which graphics mode you should use to play Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora on console? We have the answer

Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora is the huge new open-world action game from Ubisoft, taking places in James Cameron’s Avatar universe. No, not the Nickelodeon Avatar universe, sorry to say. If you’re eager to explore the world of Pandora as a lanky blue Na’vi, then this is the game for you.

On PS5 (and we’re assuming Xbox Series X, at least) you get to choose between Favor Quality and Favor Performance modes, each of which has their own benefits and drawbacks. In this guide we’re breaking down which graphics mode is best for you to play Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora on console.

Favor Quality mode breakdown – Avatar FOP

Avatar Frontiers of Pandora Quality mode

Quality mode aims for 30fps, at higher resolutions and with nicer effects than you’ll see in Performance mode. The obvious downside here is that in Quality mode you’ll have slightly increased latency, making first-person gameplay a bit more awkward. If you’re playing on a large screen and can’t see much difference between 30fps and 60fps, this might be your preference.

Favor Performance mode breakdown – Avatar FOP

Avatar Frontiers of Pandora Performance mode

Performance mode aims for 60fps and holds it a vast majority of the time. In return, the lower native resolution and upscaling combine for a slightly softer image that might not be to your tastes. Still, even with that caveat, being able to jump and sprint through the world of Pandora at a fluid 60fps feels like the best way to play. However, if you are playing on a smaller display, then Performance mode will give you the boost to fluidity, while making the hits to resolution and effects much harder to spot.

Which is best, Performance VS Quality mode – Avatar FOP

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Overall, we recommend you use the Favor Performance mode in Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora. 60fps gameplay makes the first-person viewpoint much easier to aim and traverse with, while offering an overall smoother, more fluid visual experience. If you’re on a smaller display or TV, then the Performance mode practically has zero drawbacks.

You can go for the Favor Quality mode if you demand the best-looking experience possible, but for the sake of enjoyable first-person gameplay, we strongly recommend the Favor Performance mode at all times.