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[Digital Foundry] Death Stranding PC Tech Review: The Upgrade We've Been Waiting For

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Does a first-party console exclusive tap into the hidden power of the console? Or are we really looking at super-optimal code that will fly even higher when running on a powerful PC? That's the question we've been asking ourselves for a long time - and the arrival of Death Stranding and the Decima Engine on PC suggests that coding talent trumps hardware. This game absolutely flies on PC - and looks incredible.


Game looks stunning and runs well on all hardware. DLSS 2.0 looks better than 4K native and with TAA.

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Is this game actually any good? Had heard mixed things when it first came out.

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Is this game actually any good? Had heard mixed things when it first came out.

'Gud', can mean different things. I heard is a FED-EX sim. That may sound fun to some. I'm doing DLSS2.0 all the way.

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i'll let you know soon.


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my boss said "yeah man, it's like witcher 3, except you're Roach!"




the highlight of it being a glorified fetch quest is kinda weird if you ask me, but we'll see. It's supposed to run like a dream (pretty much like all play station exclusives to hit PC in the last year or two)

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i'll let you know soon.


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my boss said "yeah man, it's like witcher 3, except you're Roach!"




the highlight of it being a glorified fetch quest is kinda weird if you ask me, but we'll see. It's supposed to run like a dream (pretty much like all play station exclusives to hit PC in the last year or two)

So its an MMO?


Tell me theres a crossbow at least?!

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no... i think you use the future fetus holder thing as a sling? not sure.

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Oh wow DF recommends using DLSS + quality mode over native res for best image quality. That is big coming from these guys.

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Oh wow DF recommends using DLSS + quality mode over native res for best image quality. That is big coming from these guys.
It was just a matter of time before the AI gets better. It looks better than AMD's FidelityFX with a decent performance boost too. Can't wait to see AMD's DirectML implementation of deep learning super sampling.
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new driver + turning on DLSS quality over default = FPS from 90 to 120, and drastic increase in IQ sharpness.


almost makes me wanna go finish FF15 (even though they totally trolled me, so I fell victim to the sell all your gear trap before beating the game)

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my boss said "yeah man, it's like witcher 3, except you're Roach!"


Haha, now I am intrigued.

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