Luminous Productions showcases Forspoken at Game Developers Conference (GDC) 2022

Square Enix and Luminous Productions have released a new video and blog post for Forspoken, detailing technology demonstrated at the Game Developers Conference (GDC) 2022.

The video details various implemented technologies such as AMD FidelityFX Super Resolution, Microsoft DirectStorage, and other components including ambient occlusion, variable shading, & screen-space reflections.

Forspoken is set to release on October 11 for PlayStation 5 and PC (SteamEpicMicrosoft). You can check out a recent trailer and some gameplay here.

Tech Demo "The Technologies of Forspoken" Unveiled

On Thursday, March 24th, 2022, Luminous Productions revealed a technology demonstration highlighting the latest AMD and Microsoft technologies utilized in Forspoken, the studio's debut title, at the Game Developers Conference (GDC) 2022, the world's largest conference for video game developers.

'The Technologies of Forspoken" showcases the technologies that are implemented into Forspoken, currently in development and scheduled for release on October 11, 2022, to provide players with the finest possible gaming environment.

The demo introduces viewers to AMD FidelityFX Super Resolution, Microsoft DirectStorage, and several other advanced technologies that Luminous Productions has incorporated in pursuit of the cutting-edge and a more pleasant and visually stunning gaming experience than ever before.

*Some of the technologies featured in this demo are only available in the PC version of the game.

*Some features may not work depending on the PC environment in which the game is run.

Faster load times with Microsoft DirectStorage


The implementation of Microsoft DirectStorage significantly reduces the CPU's workload and unleashes the full potential of M.2 NVMe SSDs, ensuring super-fast load times and smoother gameplay in FORSPOKEN.

* This feature is only available in the PC version of the game.

A breathtakingly beautiful world view realized with AMD FidelityFX Super Resolution 2.0


Forspoken's protagonist, Frey, uses magic parkour to traverse across a vast open world. To achieve an incredible sense of speed and exhilaration, the game supports AMD FidelityFX Super Resolution 2.0, an upscaling technology that aims to boost resolution and frame rates.

Delivering 4K resolution at a high frame rate, the feature conveys smooth, fluid movements while maintaining high quality down to the finest details.

* AMD FidelityFX Super Resolution2.0 will be supported on the retail version of FORSPOKEN.

Forspoken will harness the full power of the console and demonstrate Luminous Productions' philosophy to provide a gaming experience like never before, fusing together the latest technology with creativity. Forspoken will launch simultaneously on PS5 and PC (via Steam STEAM®, Epic Games Store or Microsoft Store) on October 11, 2022.