Downgradegate?: Fans Notice ‘Red Dead Redemption 2’s Graphics Took A Hit After Update

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Since it’s launch again in October of 2018, critically acclaimed recreation Red Dead Redemption 2 has seen many updates. While that is regular, one gamer has seen the graphics within the recreation have been downgraded considerably after the patches have been launched.

After some digging and plenty of side-by-side comparisons shared by person RolfStarGames in GTA Forums DualShockers confirmed Red Dead Redemption 2’s graphics have been downgraded since replace 1.03. Initially, RDR2 participant who goes by the title DaRealBandicoot on Twitter identified within the Tweet the dramatic distinction in how the sport seems to be in comparison with model 1.00 vs. 1.06.

The photos recommend that with the updates that Rockstar eliminated, altered or disabled the video games Ambient Occlusion function. Now in case you’re clueless as to what exactly which means it mainly offers the sport with extra life like ambient lighting based mostly on the geometry within the room or no matter location you’re presently at within the recreation. Now to some avid gamers that received’t function an enormous deal. Critics and hardcore video games this can be a very vital subject. Red Dead Redemption 2’s good use of AO is among the causes it earned such excessive marks in its evaluations so whereas it’s fairly widespread for recreation studios to replace their video games, it’s puzzling to seek out out Rockstar did this with out mentioning it within the patch particulars.

If are you a kind of individuals who want the Ambient Occlusion to complete the sport you’ll be able to simply restore the sport again to its authentic state deleting it and putting in once more. If you don’t want to undergo all of that problem, you’ll be able to depart it as is and proceed in your journey within the Wild Wild West with Arthur Morgan. Rockstar Games has but to talk on the matter, however we received’t be shocked in the event that they resolve to deal with and clarify what’s going on. Right now the sport studio is primarily involved with ensuring continues to run easily so that would probably be one of many causes behind the graphics downgrade.

If you continue to want some readability on the state of affairs, you’ll be able to watch the video breakdown from DualShockers beneath.

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