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It's Absolute. It's Prerelease.

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It's Absolute.
It's Prerelease.






Violet bloom and anamorphic lens flares are back!


Intended to use ONLY with Super Turbo lighting Mod 3.2 / 3.1.2 / 3.1.1 by Essenthy: http://www.nexusmods.com/witcher3/mods/657/* OR with Wiedzmin Lighting Mod by Mishikedman: http://www.nexusmods.com/witcher3/mods/2358/*
* (Looks best with STLM 3.1.1, almost exactly as E3 2014, link for STLM 3.1.1 can be found at "Files" tab)
* (Anamorphic lens flares are no longer usually visible with WLM due to lower exposure)




Improves every lighting situation with advanced post-processing filters.
A lot of work and testing have been put in this preset, in order to bring the closest to prerelease color balance and effects, while maintaining gameplay-friendly look.
This won't hurt your eyes in any way, nor your game performance (unlike some other ReShade presets).




(With STLM 3.1.1)



Features:

-Accurate prerelease-based color balance that works well in every situation. 100% story-tested.
-Very low performance impact (at 1080p, 0fps - 3fps, depends on the scene).
-Slightly reduced greenish yellow tint to resemble pre-release browns, purples and color temperature.
-No more "oversaturation" - in any lighting condition.
-No more ugly "glowing" yellows or orange.
-Prerelease-based bloom, contrast and exposure values.
-Prerelease-based anamorphic lens flares.
-Slightly reduced overall saturation in Toussaint, without killing the "colorful" atmosphere.



Installation:

MAKE SURE ORIGIN/STEAM/GOG OVERLAY IS DISABLED.
IF YOU ALREADY HAVE ANY RESHADE/SWEETFX INSTALLED, COMPLETELY DELETE IT OR MOVE IT SOMEWHERE ELSE (INCLUDING DXGI.DLL OR D3D11.DLL, AND .FX FILES) BEFORE INSTALLING.


-Download this mod (Absolute Prerelease ReShade), extract it, and drag its content to "The Witcher 3 Wild Hunt\bin\x64"
-Overwrite files if asked.
-If ReShade isn't working, or if you are getting an error, please rename "d3d11.dll" to "dxgi.dll".




(With STLM 3.1.1)



Recommended ingame settings:

-Bloom ENABLED
-Light shafts ENABLED
-Anti-aliasing ENABLED
-DoF ENABLED
-Sharpening LOW
-Vignette ENABLED
-Chromatic aberration ENABLED
-Gamma: 50% (default)



Recommended mods:

-The Witcher 3 HD Reworked Project (http://www.nexusmods.com/witcher3/mods/1021/)
-COMPILATION (http://www.nexusmods.com/witcher3/mods/2230/) - Use "v1 Alpha STLM" version.
-Next Gen Stones and Misc (http://www.nexusmods.com/witcher3/mods/1495/)
-Lullaby Lighting Mod (for Toussaint) (http://www.nexusmods.com/witcher3/mods/2899/)
-Custom Clouds and Weather (http://www.nexusmods.com/witcher3/mods/2420/) - Must-have if you use STLM 3.1.1: fixes some overexposured clouds. Use old version "Custom Clouds and Weathers for STLM 3.1.1" (2.1 - 18 aug 2017) or "Custom Clouds and Weathers Fog for STLM 3.1.1" (2.2 - 29 aug 2017). DON'T MERGE THIS MOD WITH STLM IN SCRIPT MERGER. IGNORE THE CONFLICTS.
-"modNoScreenFXSTLM" file from mod Screen FX Removal (http://www.nexusmods.com/witcher3/mods/2873/) - Must-have if you use STLM 3.1.1: gets rid of the "inaccurate" lens flares.
-TorchLight (http://www.nexusmods.com/witcher3/mods/2810/) - Must-have if you use STLM 3.1.1: fixes the "overbright torch" problem.
-The Witcher 3 Script Merger (http://www.nexusmods.com/witcher3/mods/484/)
-E3 UI and HUD (http://www.nexusmods.com/witcher3/mods/2996/)
-E3 2014 Camera Mod (http://www.nexusmods.com/witcher3/mods/1197/)
-Sword of Destiny Igni Camera (http://www.nexusmods.com/witcher3/mods/732/)
-E3Quen (http://www.nexusmods.com/witcher3/mods/2366/)
-Better FX (http://www.nexusmods.com/witcher3/mods/2425/) - Use the "No Quen" version.
-Alternative Chimney Smoke (http://www.nexusmods.com/witcher3/mods/2751/) - Use "Version 2" or "Version 1".
-Volumetric Clouds Over Skellige (http://www.nexusmods.com/witcher3/mods/1302/)
-E3 2014 Geralt (http://www.nexusmods.com/witcher3/mods/2638/)
-HairWorks on everything but Geralt's hair (http://www.nexusmods.com/witcher3/mods/1805/)
-"Swords Only" file from E3 2014 Look for Wolf Gear (http://www.nexusmods.com/witcher3/mods/329/)
-The Legendary Viper II - Ultimate Collection (http://www.nexusmods.com/witcher3/mods/1665/) - Use the "Sword of Destiny" version.
-Darker Gryphon Fur (http://www.nexusmods.com/witcher3/mods/1518/)
-Darker Gryphon Trophy Fur (http://www.nexusmods.com/witcher3/mods/2168/)
-E3 Wall (http://www.nexusmods.com/witcher3/mods/2672/)
-E3 Grass (http://www.nexusmods.com/witcher3/mods/2310/) - Use the "non-BaW" version.



SCROLL LOCK -> ENABLES/DISABLES RESHADE INGAME.
PRINTSCREEN -> TAKES INGAME SCREENSHOT AND SAVES IT TO bin/x64/ FOLDER.





(With STLM 3.1.1)


Credits:

mikeywander
crosire from ReShade team
Ganossa from ReShade team
CeeJay.dk from ReShade team
Marty McFly from ReShade team
JPulowski from ReShade team
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