Battlefield 1 visual downgrade on PC after latest patch?

Sigh... DICE rumored to have downgraded the graphics of the PC version of Battlefield 1 in the latest patch.

@anthony256
Published Sun, Nov 20 2016 9:08 PM CST   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT

Here we go... DICE is being ripped apart by PC gamers right now, as the latest patch for Battlefield 1 has downgrade the graphics - with screenshots below as proof, reports DSO Gaming.

Battlefield 1 visual downgrade on PC after latest patch? | TweakTown.com

The comparison between Battlefield 1 before, and after the patch were captured by Arrogant_Amigo, which shows that the latest version looks worse than BF1 did before it was patched. The post-patch version of Battlefield 1 doesn't have tessellation on muddy terrain, and less terrain quality/decoration, reduced HBAO+, shadow resolution or shadow draw distance.

Arrogant_Amigo claims:

  • clearly lacks tessellation on muddy terrain path - see bottom left highlighted area
  • lacks previous (pre-patch) anisotropic filtering/textures - see far right highlight on rock formation textures
  • terrain quality/decoration lowered, notice missing foliage and plants - see top left highlight above the muddy path
  • HBAO/shadow resolution or shadow-draw distance lowered, notice cluster of plants - see middle highlight above weapon
NEWS SOURCE:dsogaming.com

Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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