Ubisoft 3D Team Lead Programmer, Stephanie Brenham, told Wccftech in a recent interview that: Far Cry 6The PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X versions will not include ray tracing.
Ray tracing in Far Cry 6 is exclusive to PC because on consoles, Ubsioft’s goal has been to take advantage of new hardware capabilities, optimize performance focused on 4K and achieve 60 frames per second, all while bringing new game features such as our dynamic weather system , are supported on all platforms.”
In addition, neither console gets the AMD FidelityFX Super Resolution (something previously implemented on the PS5) in Far Cry 6 because Ubisoft teamed up with AMD to develop the feature specifically for PC.
In the same interview, Ubisoft praised next-gen SSDs, stating that they are one of many new features that “contribute to a new level of quality that should define a next-gen experience”.
“SSDs are probably the most noticeable difference,” Brenham says. “Loading in moments instead of minutes is of course fantastic and it also gives us a different paradigm compared to HDDs from older consoles.”
Far Cry 6 will be published on October 7. An overview is as follows:
In Far Cry 6, players are immersed in the adrenaline-filled, chaotic world of a modern guerrilla revolution. Engage Antón’s regime in intense battles through lush jungles and dilapidated cities as Dani Rojas, a local Yaran who joined the revolution. To even the odds against Castillo’s army, you must adopt the ‘resolver’ philosophy of using what you have to craft what you need, with an arsenal of unique and surprising new weapons, vehicles and animal companions to create a Starting a revolutionary movement that will burn the tyrannical regime to the ground.
Watch a new trailer below.