While many gamers may already be looking forward to the release of Horizon Forbidden West In February, the developers of Guerrilla Games have not forgotten about the first adventure of Alloy. Since then Horizon Zero Dawn Launched back in February of 2017, the studio continues to offer updates for the title, including bringing it to PC in 2020. Recently, the developer has incorporated several techniques to enhance the already breathtaking visuals of the PC version.
a new update for Horizon Zero Dawn Released on PC, it introduces exciting new features to improve visual performance. The news came via a tweet from Guerrilla Games on December 8 in which it detailed the contents of the 1.11 update. According to the developer, the PC version of the game now supports Deep Learning Super Sampling (DLSS) for Nvidia GPUs and FidelityFX Super Resolution (FSR) for AMD GPUs.
The introduction of these features is a big step towards improving frame rates and resolutions for many players interested in testing out RPGs. These two advanced technologies replace the previous FidelityFX Contrast Adaptive Sharpening (CAS) system, which was a far less effective upscaling method. After this update, gamers should be able to play at increased resolution without sacrificing multiple frames per second. It’s worth noting that some older GPUs from Nvidia and AMD may not be able to take advantage of these new features.
As a result of DLSS and FSR, there have been several corresponding changes in the UI. Among these changes is the removal of the Render Scale option. According to the patch notes, players can achieve similar scene settings by adjusting the Upscale Method to Simple and changing the Upscale Quality.
While these two advanced technologies were the obvious highlights of the update, the developer noted several other improvements. Horizon Zero Dawn, With this patch now live, players should notice further improvements in performance due to changes to the shader management system. According to the developer, shaders now compile during loading and in the background, removing the precompilation step on startup. In addition, this update fixes the stuttering issue.
After this update, it will be interesting to see what the future holds for additional support Horizon Zero Dawn, With only a few months left for the sequel to launch, it looks like most of Guerrilla Games’ resources will be focused on polishing that upcoming game. Regardless, it’s good to see so many improvements coming to the PC version over the past year.
In other Guerrilla Games news, the company recently shared new details of how combat works. Horizon Forbidden West, In a blog post from the developer, information was shared about the behavior of enemy AI during combat. In addition, improvements in game audio were noted.
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