The Witcher 3

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A mod to enhance the looking and performance of The Witcher 3

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The Witcher 3 Wild Hunt - "Final Dark Witcher" by ambledhoh

11/06/2015


- minor changes, all dlc enabled, minor fixes on NPC popin, better sharpering (not that aggressive has before)

NB : if you want to enable "hairworks" read the FAQ on the "readme"


08/06/2015

- 1.03 released, minor fixes in the .ini, new sharpering for both version, NO NEED TO TONE YOUR TV NOW FOR COLOR, sweetfx profile updated!

WHAT ABOUT FPS?

Frames like 34-37fps running with horse, 40-45fps inside cities, 50+fps inside house, 30+fps during cutscenes (i play locked at 32frames with RTSS) :

TESTED SETUP @4K :

- i7 5820k 4.4ghz
- 16gb ddr4 corsair vengeance 2666
- gtx titan x clocked at 1300mhz

!!!The mod is especialy created for 4K setup, it may do not look as intended on any resolution below 3840x2160!!!

The mod want to reach the highest quality possible with good performance in every situation!


Here the list of changes :

- new sharpering tone
- 1080p version have AA enabled
- disabled motion blur, vignette, dof (gameplay), in game AA
- enhanced smooth shadow (more realistic and better performance)
- locked control scheme to pad (can be changed)
- sweetfx profile for better dark colors (i modified the "ss v1.1 profile" that i like, credit to him!)
- enhanced view (better compromise in performance and quality)
- better grass (and performance)
- textures filtering optimized
- almost no pop in in every area i tested (some remain but i think is the game engine O:)
- balanced npc
- better controller sensivity
- performance hairwork only on Geralt
- optimized level of detail


INSTALLATION :

NB : AFTER WHATEVER CHANGES YOU MADE IN THE "USER.SETTINGS" MAKE IT ALWAYS AS READ ONLY

NB2: DO NOT CHANGE ANYTHING IN THE GAME AFTER INSTALL THE MOD, IF YOU WANNA DO CHANGES DO IT YOURSELF BY "USER.SETTINGS"


What you have to do!

- start the game vanilla without any mod like sweetfx
- let your gamma to default "1"
- calibrate the gamme from your monitor/tv to see the wolf face in the center (not barely but not even full seen)
- make a backup of "config" folder located in "The Witcher 3 Wild Hunt/bin/"
- now copy the folder named "config" to the "bin" folder and if asked overwrite
- then copy folder "x64" to your "bin" folder
- now copy "user.settings" in the folder "The Witcher 3" in your "Documents" and overwrite


COLOR SETTINGS :

- USE A "NEUTRAL/NATURAL" COLOR'S SETUP FROM YOUR MONITOR/TV (you may change by your prefer)

- FOR SHARPNESS : let the game in pause and calibrate the sharpness untill the test will be smooted than step by step raise to see the text normal, i set mine to 27/100


VERY IMPORTANT :

- IF YOU WANT YOU CAN MAKE A BACKUP OF "USER.SETTING" BUT IF YOU WANT YOU CAN REGENERATE IT LANCHING THE GAME DELETING IT!

IMPORTANT NVIDIA INSPECTOR SETTINGS :



FAQ :

- If you wanna enable hairworks!
R : go to the "user.settings" make it not read only and change "HairWorksLevel=0" to "HairWorksLevel=1"

- I wanna change the leanguage, how?
R : go to the "user.settings" make it not read only and change "SpeechLanguage=EN" and "TextLanguage=EN" to your prefer

- I wanna change the control scheme to keyboard, how i can?

R : go to the "user.settings" make it not read only and change "LockCjavascript-event-stripped2" to 0 or 1

SUGGESTION!!!!! PLAY THE GAME AT "DEATH MARCH" (change Difficulty=0 to 4 in user.settings)

ENJOY THE GAME!