“OnePlus is very close with our community of tech enthusiasts, so we know that mobile gamers are looking for a more immersive and smoother experience,” said Founder and CEO of OnePlus, Pete Lau. “We will continue pushing mobile gaming to new levels through our industry-leading displays, powerful performance, and fast and smooth overall user experience.”
According to a OnePlus press release, the benefit of the 90 FPS mode is most evident when panning, using a scope, running, and searching for enemies at a distance. That being said, I tried Fortnite’s 90 FPS mode (also a OnePlus exclusive) back in June and personally didn’t feel the necessary trade-off was worth it.
In that case, the graphical settings would default to low whenever the 90 FPS mode was active. This became more of an issue when I realised that my OnePlus 8 could run the game at a fairly consistent 60 FPS at much higher graphical settings.
I’m sure if played on a more sizeable screen, the difference between 60 and 90 FPS would become apparent, but on a handset, the mode felt a little overkill. Still, it’s nice to see OnePlus so keen to draw in mobile gamers.
I should also point out that the PUBG Mobile 90 FPS mode is a timed OnePlus exclusive, which means that it will open up to players with other devices starting from September 6th.
PUBG Mobile is now available for download as a free-to-play game from the App Store and Google Play.
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