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Dragon Age’s optional upgrade spruces PC textures

Tuesday, 8th March 2011 04:47 GMT By Brenna Hillier

BioWare has released an optional upgrade for the PC version of Dragon Age II, jam-packed with high resolution textures.

The texture pack patch is available from the BioWare Social Network, and weighs in at over 1 GB.

Once downloaded and installed, the texture pack must be enabled from the game’s options menu.

BioWare recommend a graphics card with 1024 MB of memory and DirectX 11 for best result.

Graphical under-performance was one of the few recurring criticisms of Dragon Age: Origins when it released in November 2009. The super shiny sequel arrives in the US today and almost everywhere else on March 11.

Thanks, Eurogamer.

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13 Comments

  1. theBEAST137

    the link leads to a patch for dragon age 2, not origins. is there one for origins as well? or is this only for dragon age 2

    #1 3 years ago
  2. Phoenixblight

    Its for Dragon AGe 2.

    #2 3 years ago
  3. Phoenixblight

    Oops you messed up Brenna, Its only for Dragon AGe 2. It doesn’t work for the original.

    #3 3 years ago
  4. Erthazus

    It’s for DAO 2 and uses Direct X11 videocard.

    #4 3 years ago
  5. Brenna Hillier

    It’s for DA 2. My error in the article. Updated now.

    #5 3 years ago
  6. Old MacDonald

    Why did they not include this on the DVD?

    #6 3 years ago
  7. Erthazus

    @6 because they are stupid. Here is your answer.

    JK

    #7 3 years ago
  8. Gekidami

    Its over 1GB big, chances are they couldnt fit it on the DVD along with the game.

    #8 3 years ago
  9. Blerk

    There’s a…. what? This is for the game that’s not even out yet? This is possibly the most bizarre thing since bizarre things were invented.

    #9 3 years ago
  10. Hybridpsycho

    This is good news, now I’d just like to see some screenshots of the update textures :O

    #10 3 years ago
  11. Phoenixblight

    @9 Actually it was out in Most of Asia =-P

    #11 3 years ago
  12. Prometheus

    Asia? Right now i am holding my german signature edition in my hand.

    #12 3 years ago
  13. Shubb9

    I’ve pre-loaded the steam version and was shocked by how small it was. Only 5.5gb roughly, DA1 from steam clocked in at about 16gb! I assumed the was going to look as empty as the demo :(
    I though it maybe that we get same lo-rez textures as consoles

    #13 3 years ago

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