It was released worldwide for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on March 16, 2018, for Microsoft Windows on August 21, 2018 via Origin and was made available through Origin Access on August 16, 2018, with a later Steam release on June 4, 2020, and for Nintendo Switch on June 19, 2020.
Being sold as the definitive edition release of Burnout Paradise, the remaster boasts a 4K (3,840 x 2,160) resolution for the PC, PlayStation 4 Pro, and Xbox One X releases. It runs at a 1080p (1920 x 1080) resolution at 60 frames per second for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Switch (docked) releases. The handheld mode of the Switch release runs at a 720p (1280 x 720) resolution. All versions run at a consistent 60 frames per second.
The PC release of Burnout Paradise Remastered includes the Big Surf Island Pack and Cops and Robbers Pack, which released for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 following Burnout Paradise: The Ultimate Box in 2008 but were never made available for the original PC release.
The remastering of Burnout Paradise includes new higher resolution textures, altered shaders, improved shadow resolution, and color grading improvements.
Alongside improvements to the game's presentation, previous downloadable content packs have been included with the game;
All packs are available from the beginning, with the only pack not to be brought forward with the remaster being the Time Savers Pack.
With the exception of sponsor cars, all content from the original release is part of the remaster including the entire soundtrack, except for Finger On The Trigger by Never Heard Of It and Everyone Has Their Secrets by Showing Off To Thieves.
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