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Please stop with the Crysis 2 thread. Everytime a Crysis 2 thread is posted God kills a kitten.
i dont mind that too much
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post #42 of 179
Here are some more crysis 2 texture examples I found.





crysis 1 vs. crysis 2










And before anyone says anything those crysis 1 shots are stock, no mods.
    
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*Sigh* Crapsoles are holding back PC, I've always said it.

My opinion is that developers should stop focusing on consoles and start focusing on people with Nvidia GTX 580s and other high-end setups so most PC gamers can enjoy the splendor of cutting edge graphics like Crysis delivered. Most development cycles are 24-36 months and new graphics hardware is released every 12 months so that should encourage developers to work harder.
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post #44 of 179
The QQ is strong in this thread...
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Someone will make a high-res texture pack.

I'm happy I didn't preorder this game. I'll get it for half price in a few months and play through it the right way my first time with DX11, high-res textures, and with most bugs ironed out.
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People can be blind all they want, but the difference is huge. I make my own textures from photographs, and know a little bit about how they are done. I'm no expert by any means, but if they are re-using lower res Crysis 1 textures in Crysis 2, there is no real reason they could not have included the higher res versions for us PC users, that I can think of anyway. I mean, they have the original work somewhere. Don't tell me Crytek was that stupid to do all of the games resources in console res. When it would have taken nearly the same amount of work to begin with higher res, and then just cut the res down for the console versions. Copy paste the whole high res file directory to another location, batch resize, edit any config files for things like texture scale that may now be out of whack (Alt+E - Find + Replace). Now they would have two files directory's, with the same file names inside, except one low res console, one high res PC. I don't know, I do this all the time. All my textures are made in as high of res as the source allows. If I need lower res, I resize the files. All I can think is that it bloated Crytek's new engine, running higher res texture sizes. But performance seems good all around, so even that doesn't really seem like an excuse.
     
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post #47 of 179
If they release a texture pack with the dx11 update and advanced graphics options, ill be a happy camper
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Wow, the second texture looks so much better. It sucks they did that.
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Or, it's because the PC has better overall graphics than the consoles, including shadows.
I believe both images were taken with the same PC, different texture set.
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post #50 of 179
The texture packs were not included because THE GAME WAS RUSHED.

Nothing I can blame on Crytek. They are still working on their games 1 update at a time.
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