Nordic Games has released a batch of new screenshots comparing the original version of Darksiders 2 with the PS4's upcoming Deathinitive Edition.

The original version can be seen in the top half of the images below, with the Deathinitive Edition shown underneath.

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In addition to including all DLCs, Darksiders 2: Deathinitive Edition promises an improved graphic renderer engine for higher quality lighting and shadows, improved and reworked level, character and environment graphics, all while running at 1080p.

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"When we thought about what we wanted to do for the Deathinitive edition of Darksiders II, obviously we wanted to run in native 1080p and increase the resolution of the textures," said John Pearl, design director at Gunfire Games.

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"Additionally, we decided to rewrite the renderer to be physically based like a lot of other current generation game engines. What this means visually is metal, leather, stone and skin look and respond to light as you would expect them to in the real world. This new rendering method meant we revisited every texture and surface in the game, reworking and re-authoring them for the new renderer. To take full advantage of these texture changes, we've also gone back and relit the entire game."

Darksiders 2: Deathinitive Edition is currently only confirmed for release on PS4.

Source: Nordic Games

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