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Star Citizen dev on real-time ray tracing; "a massive headache", "might give us subtle improvements"

DSOGaming writes: "Since real-time ray tracing is the hottest thing these days, some PC gamers wanted to know whether ths highly anticipated space opera game, Star Citizen, will support it. And while we don’t have any confirmation yet, Cloud Imperium’s Ben Parry has shared his thoughts regarding this new tech."

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TRU3_GAM3R35d ago

Squadron 42 with Ray Tracing will look absolutely stunning!

TheOptimist35d ago

The game already looks stunning tbh. Running on a modded Cryengine is no joke, the guys at Crytek were technical wizards in the literal sense. Crysis 3 is still the best looking game till date, even if it isn't as good as Crysis 1 mechanically.

The 10th Rider35d ago (Edited 35d ago )

Hell, Crysis 1 was what? 2007? On max settings it wouldn't look too out of place if it was released now, over 10 years later.

Lon3wolf35d ago

but even now no one has a PC that can run Crysis.

porkChop35d ago

When's the last time you played Crysis? Vanilla Crysis looks like ass by today's standards. You'd need mods for it to not look out of place.

annoyedgamer35d ago (Edited 35d ago )

You're about to get disagrees from the console fanboys here. I'll also add Far Cry 2 has more detailed and realistic mechanics than Far Cry 5. Consoles have dumbed down everything. All show in the front, smoke and mirrors in the back.

TheOptimist35d ago

@annoyedgamer

I totally remember that crowbcat video. Just goes on to show the current gen doesn't hold a candle when it comes to innovation. Rather we are regressing as far the AAA industry is concerned.

The 10th Rider34d ago

@porkChop,

I mean, it wouldn't be considered some of the best graphics in the industry if it released today. However if a AA studio put out a game looking like Crysis today it would hold up well enough. It's the lighting, draw distance, and character models that still hold up today. Plus the AI and the physics are still excellent . . . and those tax the CPU.

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Harkins172135d ago

Well devs shouldnt be required to use it then.

ANIALATOR13635d ago

Prepare for another 5 years to wait on top

yomfweeee35d ago (Edited 35d ago )

Cut them some slack, not like they are working with a large budget and supposed to be the most advanced game ever.....

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