Resident Evil 4 Remake already has a working DLSS mod

Resident Evil 4 Remake already has a working DLSS mod
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If you’ve been playing the Resident Evil 4 Remake you may have encountered various issues with flickering lights and even ray tracing. Meanwhile, the lack of DLSS support may have also been a problem for you. Fear not, though, as a mod has already been released that adds ‘DLSS 2’ to the game.

Of course though, this isn’t an Nvidia supported mod, but from the looks of things – it’s better than using FSR 2, according to those that have tried it.

DLSS (deep learning super sampling) is a feature for Nvidia graphics cards – generally, it’s used to upscale resolution without actually rendering the ‘target’ resolution. For example, a 1080p image might be upscaled to 1440p, meaning that you can game at the frame-rate you would have at 1080p. This is hugely advantageous as you can enjoy lightning fast FPS, without having to undergo the same graphical stress as you would normally.

Should you use the Resident Evil 4 Remake mod?

Here’s an example of the mod being used:

The video compares the usage of TAA (Temporal Anti-Aliasing), FSR 2.1 (FidelityFX Super Resolution), and DLSS 3.1.

When viewed in tandem, there’s no doubt that you should give the DLSS 3.1 mod a go, as it significantly increased not only performance, but it also increased the visual fidelity of the game massively.

It’s even made us rethink the best graphics settings for the game, as with DLSS 3.1 in use you can actually enjoy the game with much more fidelity.

Why doesn’t RE4 Remake have DLSS?

Unfortunately, we can’t speak for Capcom on this, however the reality is that the lack of DLSS isn’t exactly ideal. That said, the game’s technical performance is actually well optimised for performance and frame-rate, so DLSS isn’t a pre-requisite. The only real issues so far are with lighting and ray tracing, so DLSS won’t plaster over those cracks.

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We’re going to be keeping an eye out for the latest updates on Resident Evil 4 Remake, especially surrounding performance. Make sure to check back in with us regularly for the latest updates.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is DLSS needed for Resident Evil 4 Remake?

You do not need DLSS for the RE4 Remake, and since it’s not an official feature, there’s even less precedent to use it. However, it does improve in-game performance, which we’ll never turn our noses up at.

Where can you download the Resident Evil 4 Remake DLSS mod?

If you head over to this YouTube video, it details the installation instructions of the DLSS mod for RE4 Remake.