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Crysis 2 texture:

Crysis 1 Texture within the Crysis 2 game:


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Basically, the majority of all textures in Crysis 2 are half the resolution quality of those in Crysis 1. Crytek downgraded the textures significantly in order to be on consoles.

I’ve been modding Crysis 2 by unpacking and decrypting the files and did a little comparison. I took the same textures from Crysis 1 and put them into Crysis 2 to see if there was actually a difference in quality.
Crysis 2 Textures Are 1/2 Size of Crysis 1

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Edited by decyx - 3/28/11 at 3:35pm
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Crysis 2 texture pack soon?
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this is not surprising as consoles have alot less to work. if that wasn't the case then crytek wouldn't have said that there would be a patch coming. i expected that this is where some of their extra timing was coming from(the console's ineffecient nature that the pc can capitalize on). just adds more truth to their patch claim.
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Lame.
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Well as long as we know that it's "fixable," then I'm sure it'll be part of that DX11 patch and Crytek will go "OMG looky the graphics are so much better now thanks to DX11"
    
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What I find most interesting is where he says some of the textures are the same and can just be replaced with the higher res versions from crysis 1. I will have to do some experimenting.
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Do you get a lot of fps hit because thats looking amazingly better.
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I don't see why Crytek had to do it this way for PC, all they had to do was ship with higher-res textures (which they likely had while producing the content anyway). Regardless, the game looks great even with the lower quality. Yes I prefer things to look as good as possible, but graphics are a much lower priority than gameplay, and the game turned out to be pretty fun (haven't tried MP yet).
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srsly dont flame me here...Um but i dont see much difference than a few plants here and there :s.
I have heard alot of ppl complaining about textures and what not, and i just cant seem to spot what it is.. Maybe because am using a butt old crt 1024x768 res... Can some1 point me on a few spots here and there? And also which 1 has higher textures from the above pics?
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Crysis 2 texture pack soon?
I hope so!
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