Next Gen Frame Breaker? — The Cross Roads Game Podcast EPISODE 97

Does Performance Matter? LeRon, Stoy, and Andre discuss whether performance matters following the news that Gotham Knights and A Plague Tale: Requiem lack 60fps performance modes on the major consoles. The crew also talks about Sony’s new DualSense Edge controller and the upcoming God of War Ragnarök bundle for the PlayStation 5, the new PlayStation Plus Extra and Premium additions are out as well as the final Xbox Game Pass drop for October 2022, and much more!

Cross Roads Video Game Podcast | Episode 97

The Cross Roads Team:

LeRon Dawkins: Twitter  |  Instagram  |  Twitch
Stoy Jovic: Twitter | EXPCast
Andre Wilson: Twitter | Instagram | YouTube

Time Stamps:

00:00 – Opening and Housekeeping
08:22 – What Are We Playing?

Notable Games Coming to PlayStation, PC, and Xbox This Week

Holy AAA titles, Batman! This week is threatening to make gaming systems worldwide overheat with some big sequels taking the stage!

36:46 – Notable Games Releasing This Week


PlayStation Plus Extra and Premium Tier October Drop
Xbox Game Pass Final Batch for October

Sony has added 23 new PS Plus games to the PS Plus Extra and PS Plus Premium tiers while Xbox rounds out the end of the month with 8 additions to Xbox Game Pass for Cloud, PC, and consoles.

1:00:32 – PS+ Extra and Premium October Games
1:06:42 – Game Pass October 2022 Final Games Drop

DualSense Edge Controller Set for January 2023

Sony Interactive Entertainment has announced the launch date and pricing details for PS5’s DualSense Edge controller.

1:09:03 – DualSense Edge Controller

God of War Ragnarök PS5 Hardware Bundle Coming

Sony Interactive Entertainment has announced a new God of War Ragnarök PlayStation 5 hardware bundle set to launch next month alongside the game release, but it’s not the release you think it is…

1:16:14 – God of War Ragnarök PS5 Bundle

Konami Set To Bring a Silent Hill Showcase

According to Konami’s official Silent Hill website, and their Twitter page, a showcase detailing everything happening with the Silent Hill franchise will be live streamed in a showcase on October 19th at 2:00pm PDT.

1:17:56 – Silent Hill Showcase Announced

Cross Roads Big Topic: Does Performance Matter?

30/60/100 frames per second… The dev teams responsible for AAA titles such as Gotham Knights and A Plague Tale: Requiem are forgoing 60 frames per second performance modes on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X. The question: “Is 30FPS good enough for “next-gen” games in this current gaming generation?” The Cross Roads crew discuss this possible gaming trend for the big topic.

1:35:04 – Does Performance Matter?

The Wrap-Up

1:58:51 – The Wrap-up and Plugs
2:02:28 – Featured Articles on Boss Rush:

Featured Articles From This Show

2:03:54 – Outro

Contact the Show:

Twitter: Follow and Tweet a Question

Where to Find the Show:

You can catch The Cross Roads Video Game Podcast live on YouTube every Tuesday night at 8:00PM Eastern / 5:00PM Pacific. The early replay of Cross Roads can be seen on YouTube the following Wednesday at 7PM Eastern / 4AM Pacific or on Podcast Services and the Boss Rush YouTube Channel Thursday mornings at 7AM Eastern / 4AM Pacific.

Anchor | Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google | Overcast | Pocket Casts

Follow us on Social Media:

Twitter | Discord | Instagram | Twitch | YouTube | Facebook Group | Facebook

Join the Discord!

We’d love to hear from you!
Let us know in our Discord or Facebook group!

Thank You for Listening!

Cross Roads would like to thank our listeners for giving our podcast a chance. We appreciate the comments, feedback, and all interaction. Remember, if you’re watching on YouTube to like, subscribe, and turn on notifications so you can be informed when new episodes and content are released on the channel. If you’re listening on Apple Podcasts or Spotify, leave us a review and a five-star rating. Always keep the conversation going. Thanks for listening!

Leave a Reply