Far Cry 6: no Ray Tracing on consoles, here’s why

Far Cry 6 will not have Ray Tracing on console, according to a Ubisoft programmer who also revealed the reasons for the choice

In a recent interview with Wccftech, the lead programmer of Ubisoft, Stephanie Brenham, revealed that Far Cry 6 will have no options of Ray Tracing on console. During the interview, the same programmer revealed that console gamers will not be able to enjoy the cutting edge in terms of lighting technology. Let’s see all the details about it in the next lines of this article.

Far Cry 6: for Ubisoft, Ray Tracing would make it more difficult to maintain the fixed standard for the framerate

Well yes: nothing Ray Tracing per Far Cry 6, at least on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X and S. Stephanie Brenham explained that with Far Cry 6 on console, Ubisoft wants to prioritize performance with respect to visual fidelity. The historic French giant of videogame entertainment aims to obtain a framerate of 60 FPS stable at one resolution 4K, which is certainly an appreciable achievement. Additionally, Ubisoft also wants to provide a better experience on current-gen consoles with regards to draw distance in particular.

Far Cry 6: no Ray Tracing on consoles, here's why

At Wccftech virtual microphones Stephanie Brenham said the following:

Ray tracing is a feature exclusive to the PC version of Far Cry 6. On consoles, our goal has been to take advantage of the new hardware features, optimizing performance by targeting 4K and reaching 60 FPS, while ensuring that the new features games, such as our dynamic weather system, are supported on all platforms.

What makes this omission quite interesting is the fact that Ubisoft has previously included console ray tracing options in its previous titles such as Watch Dogs Legion. On the bright side, Far Cry 6 will include other graphics features such as FidelityFX Super Resolution di AMD on the PC and other technical recall features such as variable refresh rates. Do you want to make sure that your PC can handle the game without problems? Then check out the minimum requirements we talked about in our article from some time ago. In this other news we have instead summarized all the news regarding theupgrade next-gen and the fase Gold of the game that started a few weeks ago.

We will keep you updated on all future developments in this regard. In the meantime, always stay tuned to TechGameWorld.com for all the news and curiosities from the world of gaming and beyond. Lastly, for the video game download codes at discounted prices we invite you to take a look at the Instant-Gaming.com store.

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