Far Cry 5 PS4 Pro Render Mode Includes Higher Res or Better Graphics Mode; Presumably on XB1X as Well
The Far Cry 5 PS4 Pro render mode seemingly allows players to pick between a ‘higher resolution’ or ‘better graphics’ mode.
A screenshot has surfaced that allegedly shows off the game’s audio and video options on Sony’s enhanced PS4 console, and one of those options is the rendering mode which allows players to pick resolution over graphic quality and visa versa.
The ‘higher resolution’ mode will adjust the game’s graphics to maximize 4K resolution on PS4 Pro, while the ‘better graphics’ will adjust graphics to maximize graphic quality over 4K resolution.
As the game has been confirmed to be enhanced for Xbox One X (4K Ultra HD with HDR), these options will likely also be available for Microsoft’s console when the game launches later this month. Specific PS4 Pro and Xbox One X enhancements will likely be detailed in the coming weeks.
The game was officially announced and revealed back in May of 2017.
As the new junior deputy of fictional Hope County, Montana, players will find that their arrival accelerates a years-long silent coup by a fanatical doomsday cult, the Project at Eden’s Gate, igniting a violent takeover of the county. Caught off guard and drawn into a power struggle, players must disrupt the carefully laid plans of the Project at Eden’s Gate, and fan the fires of resistance to help liberate the Hope County community and themselves.
Under siege and cut off from the rest of the world, players will join forces with residents of Hope County and form the Resistance. The fight against the cult will take players to unique locations throughout Hope County that provide different gameplay experiences. During their journey, players can fly planes to engage cult forces in aerial dogfights across Big Sky Country. While tracking down cult members and gathering resources for survival across farmland, forests, mountains and rivers, players can get behind the wheel of iconic American muscle cars, big rigs, ATVs and boats. Vehicles also provide refuge when under attack by animals or as a way to quickly escape when things don’t go as planned.
To take down the cult, players will need to utilise any and all weapons at their disposal, including ranged weapons such as guns and grenades and melee weapons like a sledgehammer or baseball bat. Additionally, players can recruit Guns for Hire from a large cast of characters, or even Fangs for Hire, specialised animals like bears and cougars to complement players’ playstyles whether they’re going in stealthily or forcefully. How players approach each situation and the chaos they create in Far Cry 5 is up to them. Far Cry 5 will also see the return of the map editor, giving players the opportunity to create and play an infinite amount of new playgrounds. The map editor will include new features that add a new dimension to the content created by fans, with more details coming soon.
Far Cry 5 is slated for a release on PC and consoles on March 27, 2018.