"Rise of the Tomb Raider," is one of the highly-acclaimed Tomb Raider game titles that gave way to the reboot of the franchise. Released in 2015, the game follows protagonist Lara Croft and her adventures in the cold mountains of Siberia. The game was generally praised for its advanced graphics and visual fidelity and was even one of the first titles on PS4 Pro to receive visual and performance upgrades.

The latest video released by Square Enix for "Rise of the Tomb Raider" meant to define the true meaning of the word 'enhanced' for the Xbox gaming console.

Eye candy

Microsoft calls Xbox One X the world's most powerful console, it promises smoother gameplay and lifelike details which are said to make environments and characters in our beloved Video Games more realistic by adding more detail and smoother animations. Xbox One X will bring all this and more to "Rise of the Tomb Raider," the Xbox One X update for the award-winning game promises a range of technical enhancements that leverage the full power of the console.

Nowadays, video games aim for a more realistic approach and strive for that higher detail and fidelity. Xbox One X brings just that as they make "Rise of the Tomb Raider" the highest fidelity Tomb Raider ever. 'Rise' will run a native 4k UHD Blu-ray Optical Disc Drive which brings out the highest gameplay resolution and vivid color improvements.

Fans could expect an enhanced texture resolution, sharper image quality, higher frame rate, new volumetric lights, increased shadow details and enhanced geometric structures. These improvements highlight the game's incredibly rich foliage, all while providing players with superior graphic reflections and higher texture filtering.

The update will also bring true 3D audio support for Dolby Atmos for that superior sound quality.

Lara's evolution

Tomb Raider protagonist Lara Croft first made her appearance in 1996 and looked more like an origami masterpiece than a video game character. The Lara Croft we see today is a representation of how far we've come in terms of video-game graphics.

It is befitting that this generation's latest video game console provides further augmentation to this groundbreaking heroine.

The "Rise of the Tomb Raider" video game will be Xbox One X Enhanced on November 7, 2017. Xbox One X players who already own the game on an Xbox One gaming platform will receive the update for free.