Upcoming Patch for The Witcher 3 Will Introduce HDR Support for PlayStation 4 Pro

December 20, 2017Written by Anthony Nash

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Despite being out for almost two years, The Witcher 3 continues to get updates and patches to this day. Today, in fact, CD Projekt Red has announced a new patch that is out for the Xbox One X today and will rolling out another update for the PlayStation 4 Pro soon that promises to enhance the game offered by the stronger console.

The 1.60 update to the Xbox One X, which CD Projekt Red said on its blog will have a similar update to the PlayStation 4 Pro, will allow players to change between two visual fidelity options, 4K Mode and Performance Mode. In 4K mode, the game will run in 4K resolution with stable 30fps gameplay, whereas Performance Mode enables dynamic resolution scaling while targeting 60fps during gameplay.

CD Projekt Red has already said an upgrade patch that will introduce HDR support will be released for the PlayStation 4 Pro as well. The list of changes for the Xbox One X can be found below, but no word on if they will appear on the PS4 patch for certain:

  • 2 new graphic modes: 4K Mode and Performance Mode
  • support for 4K resolution
  • HDR support
  • enhanced shadows, ambient occlusion and texture filtering
  • higher resolutions textures
  • dynamic resolution scaling (from 1080p to 4K)

The Witcher 3 is available now.

What do you think? Have you finished up The Witcher 3 yet, or will this incoming update for the PlayStaiton 4 Pro make it easier for you to jump back into the game? Let us know in the comment section below.

[Source: CD Projekt Red]