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PS4 Boost Mode Performance – Worst Running PS4/Pro Games List

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We recently reported on PS4 Pro Boost Mode, a beta feature included in the PS4 firmware update 4.50. Boost mode (in theory) allows you to improve the performance of older games on PS4 which have not been specifically patched for it by their developers.

Unfortunately, not every game is performing well in Boost Mode …

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In fact, a lot of games have problems in Boost Mode, and actually perform worse with it running. Following is a list; we recommend you play these games only in the standard base mode:

• Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag
• Batman: The Telltale Series
• Dead Island
• Dragon Quest Builders
• God Eater Resurrection
• Mirror’s Edge Catalyst
• Shadow Complex
• Trivial Pursuit Live!
• Tembo the Badass Elephant
• Slender: The Arrival
• Grow Home
• SOMA

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If you try running the games above in Boost mode, they may glitch, crash, or simply display badly. As we find out more games which are performing poorly in Boost mode, we will update this list. Of course, as the bugs get ironed out, some games may also be removed from this list.