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We’re primarily leveraging the increased efficiency of DX11 to give improved performance. The move to DX11 from DX9 has given us around a 300% improvement in rendering performance. This has enabled us to provide an improved image based lighting model over the console version, as well as allowing us to run with higher detail shadows and reflections. The increased power of DirectX 11 hardware has also allowed us to implement features such as real-time ambient occlusion, and light scattering algorithms which are absent in the console version.

PC supports a number of advanced graphical features including SSAO, light scattering, high dynamic range motion blur, high resolution textures, advanced specular lighting models, headlight shadow casting, enhanced VFX quality, and enhanced shadow quality levels. We also scale geometry detail and level of detail switching according to screen resolution.

From reading the article... I'm actually kind of looking forward to it now. Maybe it wont be as bad as I thought. Still don't want to use Origin though.
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Everyone hits on NFS for being an arcade game, but thats what its good at. I love any game that has to do with cars. I play Forza for realism, Rigs of Rods for simulation, and NFS for arcade. I don't always want super-realism, and just want to blow off some steam. I turn to NFS for that.

EDIT: Also don't mind origin at all. If EA wants to do it, fine by me. It was a buisness decision on their part, and I respect that. I see why they did it, and it makes sense economically.
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Requires Origin, correct?

Pass.
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300% gain.

What. That seems very unreasonable.
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Requires Origin, correct?
Pass.
Pretty much this.
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People are still complaining about Origin?

Who cares? If the game is good play it.
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lol, so why 30fps cap on nfs the run lol?

yes i know they removed later, but still sucked hard

yes these games looks pretty, but in the end they have the same LOD as consoles, i can see stuff changing in the horizon and even near
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lol, so why 30fps cap on nfs the run lol?

yes i know they removed later, but still sucked hard

yes these games looks pretty, but in the end they have the same LOD as consoles, i can see stuff changing in the horizon and even near

 

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We also scale geometry detail and level of detail switching according to screen resolution.

 

NFSU2 is till the best arcade racing game I've played to date.

    
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People are still complaining about Origin?
Who cares? If the game is good play it.
Same reason they are still complaining about windows 8, Elitists will always need to find something to complain about even if its without reason.
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It’s brand new handling this time around. It’s unique for every single car, so every car has a different model. We wanted the player to feel like they were driving the real car

Interesting. I'll keep my eye on it, but I'm not holding my breath for anything spectacular. I still play the first most wanted to this day tongue.gif

Edit: In fact, I think i'll go play right now. thumb.gif
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