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Resident Evil 4 HD Project Releases Impressive Batch of Graphical Improvements

For those unimpressed with the Resident Evil 4 HD edition released in 2014, a project has been underway the past few years to bring the classic to new graphical heights.

Building upon the foundation of Resident Evil 4 HD, the project has released a slew of improvements that have significantly upscaled the title. The third release, which dropped on July 12, overhauls all aspects of the game, including the Ada Wong and Mercenaries side content.

The update, which comes in at 24GB, comes with a variety of other updates, listed below:

  • Village Pack
    • All textures, 3D edits, lighting and effects improvements to date.
  • Castle Pack
    • All textures, 3D edits, lighting and effects improvements to date.
  • Island Pack
    • All textures, 3D edits, lighting and effects improvements to date.
  • Separate Ways Pack
    • All textures, 3D edits, lighting and effects improvements to date.
  • Assignment Ada Pack
    • All textures, 3D edits, lighting and effects improvements to date.
  • The Mercenaries Pack
    • All textures, 3D edits, lighting and effects improvements to date.
  • Subscreen and Menus and Weapons Pack
    • Re-created menus and subscreen background images.
    • Improved inventory item models and textures.
  • Weapons Pack
    • In-game weapon 3D models and textures based on the higher quality “examine view” version.
      NOTE: Weapon textures will receive a complete makeover in the final release.
  • Items Pack – NEW
    • In-game item 3D models and textures based on the higher quality “examine view” version.
      NOTE: Some item textures will receive a complete makeover in the final release.
  • Cut-scene Pack
    • Fixed and restored effects from the Gamecube/Wii version that got lost during the HD porting process.
    • Improved cutscene-exclusive textures and 3D models.
    • Low-polygon Ganados have been replaced with the higher-polygon version.
    • Some lighting adjustments.
    • Some effect adjustments.
  • Miscellaneous
    • Enemy torches and crossbow arrows cast real time light.
    • Improved barrel and tank explosions.
    • Fixed some minor sound bugs.

Further details can be found on the modder’s website, with the update only being available to those who own Resident Evil 4 HD on PC.

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