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BE SURE TO INSTALL 3 PARTS OF THE MODIFICATION!

The Witcher 3 HD Reworked Project by Halk_Hogan_PL
Version 11.0 "Toussaint" (12 March 2020)
http://www.nexusmods.com/witcher3/mods/1021?
This project aims to improve the graphics by reworking models and textures to better quality preserving the original style.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F7bbeINxfw8

1. Features
2. Changes
3. Peformance
4. Installation
5. Uninstallation
6. News
7. Sugestions
8. Support and Donations/Patreon


1. Mod Features:
- very high quality detailed textures with great sharpness and performance, without any unnecessary VRAM losses (no unnecessary big textures for small stuff)
- very high quality accurate normal maps, a lot of them is baked from high poly meshes, these normals combined with detail normalmaps giving amazing look with almost any performance hit!
- high quality meshes with a lot of details, a lot of them are created from scratch, good optimization is preserved
- better objects LODs ( Level of Detail), rendering distance of some objects are slightly increased
- specially customized materials for all reworked stuff
- everything consistent with the original CDPR artistic vision


2. Changes:
10.0: almost everything, starting with Environment - Terrain, Buildings, Rocks, Water, Vegetation, ending at NPCs and Animals
11.0: much more content (including Toussaint) and bringing a new level of quality

3. How much this modification hit performance?
It mainly depends on your video card, but generally modification doesn't hit performance too much. Modification requires minimum a 3GB VRAM for smooth gameplay. For best results 4GB is recommended.
Possible decrease in fps are 0-5 which depend on pc spec, game settings and ingame location.
On GTX 970/AMD R9 290X and higher there should be no fps drop.
Also in some cases, modification can give smoother gameplay and fps boost.


4. Installation:
Just install three parts of the mod, according to the installer's steps, be sure to enter the correct path to your Witcher 3 Main Folder.
Explanation of installator components:
* Main HDRP files: Required core files of HD Reworked Project (Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3)
* Halk's Ultra HD Config: Highly recommended to achieve best quality and game look. Thanks to this configuration general quality of textures will be better (better sharpness, no flickering/shimmering, better smoothness) and game will can render 4K textures (instead of 2K). Also in some cases game can work smoother and faster by increased textures budget.
* Priority settings for HDRP: Choose it, if you have several textures mods. This mod requires the highest priority among textures/meshes mods, this will avoid of any errors and glitches. So if you are using other texture/meshes mods, it's good to choose this option.


5. Uninstallation:
Just use three uninstallers which is located in your Witcher 3 Main Folder.
If you installed HDRP manually, to uninstall go to your Witcher 3 Main Folder/mods and delete folder "modHDReworkedProject", "modHDReworkedProject2", "modHDReworkedProject3" and optionally (if you installed Halk's Ultra HD Config) restore original game config from your Witcher 3 Main Folder/Config backup.


6. News:
For newest info about mod - check comments section (https://www.nexusmods.com/witcher3/mods/1021?tab=posts) or visit CDProject forum thread: http://forums.cdprojektred.com/forum/en/the-witcher-series/the-witcher-3-wild-hunt/mod-discussions/62456-the-witcher-3-hd-reworked-project-by-halk-hogan-pl


7. Sugestions
Feel free to comment, express you opinions and suggestions, sharing screenshts and videos on nexusmods page! (http://www.nexusmods.com/witcher3/mods/1021/?)


8. Support and Donations/Patreon
You can support project on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/HalkHoganPL or PayPal: paypal.me/HalkHoganPL or from donate link in mod page on nexusmods.com.
For every amount I am very grateful, it helps in buying new textures and better hardware to work.
Together we can make Witcher 3 beautiful as never before!


Thanks for downloading my mods and appreciate my work! :)
Best Regards, Halk_Hogan_PL