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Originally Posted by AndroidVageta View Post

Umm...am I the only one not seeing a difference other than some, perhaps, stronger ambient occlusion and the vignette?

Certainly not what I would call "several improvements". Nothing close to what we were shown in earlier game play vids and all that.

Look at texture on the wall.
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This video is a perfect comparison of how many things were dialed back. I have serious doubts that any day 1 patch will bring them back:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UIS5WHx4xDk

- Reduced draw distance;
- Lower number of NPCs;
- Lower detail in buildings (eventually less tessellation);
- Lower quality of water;
- Lower quality of sky;
- Overall lower tessellation levels, especially noticeable in the ground textures, making the game look old and not realistic;

And what on earth did they do to the trees? They moved naturally and now they are ridiculously flailing like mad and in a plasticky way.
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The be all end all great magical patch. rolleyes.gif
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I can see quite a difference between low and ultra, not in the character model as such, but in the landscape the differences (textures, draw distance, lighting) are quite noticeable. There are so many things that make a great RPG, but being able to just lose yourself in amazing settings and scenery is definitely up there thumb.gif
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The be all end all great magical patch. rolleyes.gif

It is to MonarchX! This brought back all the downgrades according to him.
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Between low and ultra, I see a lot of difference in the floor, the stone railing, and the back wall, but not much elsewhere.

edit: the shadows are a lot different too.

I don't know, I think I'm going to have to see it for myself.
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The game looks almost the same on low as it does on Ultra lol.

Man I still recall when there was a marked difference between High and Max Settings in PC games. Now you have to look for them. How times have changed.
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Ultra looks identical to the PS4 copy I've been playing.
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There's also supposedly an "Uber" graphics setting ABOVE Ultra, but the PCGHW guys couldn't unlock it even through the .ini files....just to add more flair to the drama. I can wait another day or so myself though. thumb.gif
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