PS4 Pro replace brings 4K, HDR and fancy pants anti-aliasing to The Witness

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Got a PS4 Pro? Got The Witness? Got a nicely fancy telly? Today’s your fortunate day.


The Witness has been patched on PS4, including new help for these gamers fortunate sufficient to have a PS4 Pro.

Thekla detailed its planned PS4 Pro support for The Witness again in September, however has since been capable of lock down the main points. Here’s what’s on provide in the event you seize this weekend’s The Witness replace:

  • On HD shows, output at 1080p 60fps with 4x MSAA (up from 900p, 60fps, 2x MSAA within the base PS4 construct)
  • On 4K shows, two visible mode choices:
    • 1440p, 60fps with 2x MSAA rendering of the sport world, with textual content and UI rendered at 4K
    • 4K, 30fps rendering of each recreation world and UI with 2x MSAA

Thekla mentioned the second possibility was added at participant request. The Witness doesn’t precisely endure from enter lag, so switching all the way down to 30fps in change for actually fairly visuals appears an inexpensive tradeoff.

The patch additionally enabled HDR help for anyone with a appropriate show – together with these on a base PS4 slightly than a PS4 Pro. Given how lovely The Witness is with out HDR, that is in all probability going to be the perfect bit. Make certain you’ve the most recent PS4 system firmware to take benefit.