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[VGHQ] Crysis 2 Textures are reused from Crysis 1, and half the size

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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.

PS: The sequel not only has 1/2 the resolution of texture size from the first, but it also borrows many identical textures from the original. This explains why the comparison was so easy to do. All I had to do was look for the same file names in the Crysis 2 and Crysis 1 texture/detail directories, and then copy the original into the squeal.
Crysis 2 Texture:


Crysis 1 Texture ported to Crysis 2:


You're looking at the ground(obviously). Pretty blatant display of how far behind Crysis 2 is, and should silence the 'you probably can't tell anyway!' defense squad.

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Edited by Celeras - 3/28/11 at 10:58pm
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*looks at keyboard*

But I don't have a start button on my keyboard...

*scratches chin*
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You are late. There is already a thread on this.

http://www.overclock.net/video-game-...res-1-2-a.html
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I have to admit, I was confused at the press start to begin when the demo came out....
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Hmm..I swear I've seen two other threads with this exact info.
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Lol..
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I see what you did there.
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I KNEW it!!!!!!

all those people that say crysis 2 looks better than crysis 1 you need to get ur fing eyes checked. Fking idiots
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I'm curious to see some other examples of this. Really just want to see how bad it is.
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