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Game News The Witcher 2 Enhanced Edition Released

Discussion in 'RPG Codex News & Content Comments' started by VentilatorOfDoom, Apr 18, 2012.

  1. VentilatorOfDoom RPG Codex Staff

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    Looks like The Witcher 2: Enhanced Edition has been released while I wasn't looking.
    I've heard it runs like crap compared to the normal un-enhanced edition, but the point is: it's free!?
     
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  2. Mrowak Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    Please, don't change. :no-homo: :love:

    Edit: Seriously though, there are indeed some issues with the PATCH. The slowdowns you mentioned stem from something they did with Depth-of-Field. Disable that and it will return to working smoothly... but that's just a workaround.

    More worrying are the issue with XBOX360 version of the game, which seems to be littered with gamebreaking bugs. Also no save compatibilty for PC causes equally gamebreaking glitches to appear in PC version.

    And for a Enhanced Edition patch, it solves remerkably few issues that were present in the original game... it adds new ones instead.
     
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  3. Tramboi Cipher

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    You should use the interrobang for extra absurdity.
     
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  4. Mrowak Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    I hear it does... you will have to download 'only' 10 gigs. :troll:
     
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    Blargh, had to DL 13GB, didn't have time to play. Damn women!
     
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  6. Commissar Draco Codexia Comrade Colonel Commissar Patron

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    Game Crashes for me on some cut scenes close to the end, So I can't watch new outro.... :xWaiting for the patch to EE. :lol:
     
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  7. Rean Instructor Patron

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    Playing through the EE version now.

    First thing I noticed was they shoehorned in a bit of Dandelion narration at the end of the prologue when you leave La Valette Castle on BROche's ship. The whole thing felt out of place and awkward to me. See, The Witcher 2 uses two different kinds of cutscene. One is completely in-game, so nothing looks out of place - it uses your graphics settings and your customised Geralt. The other is the stylised motion comic, which I'm just starting to appreciate. But this one... it was that kind of pre-rendered in-engine thing that console-to-PC ports are notorious for (see Resident Evil 4). It is exposition heavy and completely unnecessary. You know from dialogue and from quest entires that you basically just moved down river from La Valette castle. Dandelion doesn't annoy me that much but he's still a bit of a douche and his attempt at humour just fell flat. So that's one change I didn't appreciate.

    Apparently there are Fallout-style ending cards and a new cutscene, so I have that to look forward to. Also, the lighting is much better.
     
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  8. sea inXile Entertainment Developer

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    The cutscene issues might be fixed by switching to a 16:9 resolution, from what I've read. Worked for me on one of them

    Yeah, CD Projekt are a true bastion of PC gaming.
     
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  9. Vicissitudes Augur Patron

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    But the most important question is: CAN YOU JUMP?
     
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    Manbitch detected. That's what happens when you let your woman go rampant and cuckold you like her little bitch.
     
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  11. villain of the story Arcane

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    Yo dawg this aint no Assassin's Shit. You wanna take a leap of faith or something?
     
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  12. Alexandros Arcane

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    I'm sure the issues will be fixed in time for the Witcher 2: Mega Enhanced Edition, out this Christmas on Wii U.
     
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  13. Commissar Draco Codexia Comrade Colonel Commissar Patron

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    Thank Don't have time to play entire game but wll love to see the ending of my Campaign of Revenge and Terror Breivik Style. ;)
     
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  14. Vicissitudes Augur Patron

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    I just don't want to watch"cutscene" everytime when I want to climb/go down ledge (like when you had to climb this hill with the place where you fall into the rosy ruins where you can fuck bioware style...)
     
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    Try Dark Souls, it's a better class of game overall and it has jumping.
     
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  16. Rean Instructor Patron

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    Jesus Fucking Christ.
     
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  17. made Arcane

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    Sounds interesting. But is it TURN-BASED?
     
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  18. Licaon_Kter Augur

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  19. St. Toxic Arcane

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    It has turn-based elements in meta, where you promote it on various forums to the despair of people who don't give a fuck.
     
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  20. Is it a PC game?
     
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  21. St. Toxic Arcane

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    This is the Codex, isn't it?
     
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  22. Gerrard Arcane

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    It's going to be really funny when DS comes out and turns out to be a worse port than TW2 was.
     
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  23. commie The Last Marxist Patron

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    That's why the only DOF in a game that I've seen done well was in Call of Juarez from 2006. It was only when you zoomed in and shifted depending on where you looked(background became blurry if you focused on the blade of grass in front of you and vice versa). It really accentuated the effect of particular focus. Generally though, DOF is bullshit like you say, being used totally wrongly to just blur everything unrealistically just so consoles don't have a hard time.
     
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    I don't know, I usually disable every weird shit I find in config that sounds like it might be a hard drug or something. DoF, HDR, Light Shafts, MB, VS, shiet mang.
     
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