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AMD flaunts Resident Evil Village ray-tracing trailer with FidelityFX support

Ray-traced reflections could make Lady Dimitrescu even more terrifying (Image source: Capcom)
Ray-traced reflections could make Lady Dimitrescu even more terrifying (Image source: Capcom)
A new ray-tracing focused trailer snippet highlights Resident Evil Village's ray-tracing chops, set to arrive on console and AMD graphics cards.

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During the RX 6700 XT reveal, AMD briefly showcased a ray-tracing demonstration for Resident Evil Village. The highly anticipated sequel to Resident Evil 7 is set to feature ray-traced reflections and other RT effects, at least on AMD hardware. It isn't clear at the moment as to whether or not ray-tracing will be an AMD exclusive feature in this game.

Considering the resources NVIDIA has invested towards promoting the technology - the RT in RTX literally stands for ray-tracing - we wouldn't be surprised to see cross-platform compatibility. Resident Evil Village's setting, with lots of moist, reflective surfaces, is a great environment to showcase ray-traced reflections. The trailer also appears to show off ray-traced indirect lighting - the walls behind sconces look noticeably brighter when ray-tracing is enabled. 

From the looks of things, the game will feature comprehensive ray-tracing effects and this might have a significant impact on performance. It's telling that AMD showed off ray-tracing alongside FidelityFX, their contrast-adaptive sharpening and upscaling solution - this implies that ray-traced effects might not run well at native resolution on AMD cards. If ray tracing makes its way over to NVIDIA cards in this game, DLSS 2.0 could offer a viable solution. 

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I've had a passion for PC gaming since 1996, when I watched my dad score frags in Quake as a 1 year-old. I've gone on to become a Penguin-published author and tech journalist. Apart from working as an editor at Notebookcheck, I write for outlets including TechSpot and Gamingbolt. I’m the Director of Content at Flying V Group, one of the top 5 digital marketing agencies in Orange County. When I'm not traveling the world, gathering stories for my next book, you can find me tinkering with my PC.
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Arjun Krishna Lal, 2021-03- 4 (Update: 2021-03- 4)