Basim attacking someone with a sword in Assassin's Creed Mirage

Assassin’s Creed Mirage: Quality vs Performance Mode

Assassin’s Creed Mirage offers players 2 graphical modes: Performance Mode and Quality Mode. But which should you pick?

Recent triple-A games on consoles have been offering players different graphical modes that either prioritize visuals or fps (frames-per-second). In this instance, Assassin’s Creed Mirage’s Performance Mode improves the fps, while the Quality Mode improves the visuals. Below we outline the benefits of both and tell you which is the best one.

Should You Choose Quality or Performance Mode in Assassin’s Creed Mirage?

You should pick Performance Mode in Assassin’s Creed Mirage over Quality Mode. This is because it makes parkour, parrying, and combat in general a much smoother and more precise experience without sacrificing too much visual fidelity.

In Performance Mode, the game runs at 60fps while reducing visual quality slightly. This means that although it looks slightly blurrier, you run, fight, and parkour at a quicker pace, making the game feel fluid. In Quality Mode, you’re locked at 30fps, but the game looks a lot nicer. However, the fewer frames-per-second make combat harder and parkour less satisfying.

The Quality Mode and Performance Mode in Assassin's Creed Mirage side by side
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Most notably, parrying is significantly harder when in Quality Mode, as the timing feels far less precise than in Performance Mode. This can make some combat encounters feel unfair, and even result in unnecessary deaths.

The visual difference is also not significant enough to warrant playing on Quality Mode. Unlike some triple-A games, the difference in visual fidelity between Quality and Performance Mode is barely noticeable. You can see it for yourself in the clip below:

Of course, once you’ve picked your graphical mode and started the game, make sure to check out our Games Hub for all the latest news and guides on Assassin’s Creed Mirage.

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