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Mafia 3 Now Updated With PS4 pro Patch 1.05

Mafia 3 Patched with new Playstation Pro support features

The team over at Digital Foundry have discovered that Mafia 3's latest patch has given the title a boost on the Playstation 4 Pro, despite no mention of the upgrades in the recent patch notes.

Improvements via the patch are as follows:

  • Resolution increased to 1440p
  • 1080p supersampling
  • Improvements in shadow quality
  • Improvements to draw distance
  • Improved motion blur effects

4K televisions users will see a benefit in a locked 30FPS with full V-sync.  A welcome improvement as screen tearing was quite apparent with the launch version of the game, although base Playstation 4 users will still see occasional tears when frames drop below target.

Interestingly there have been a few drawbacks with the update on the more powerful hardware as Digital Foundry noticed that the Playstation 4 Pro version suffered a loss in performance in the more action based areas of the game with drops in frame rate hitting as low as 26FPS when compared to the base Playstation's 30FPS.

Published Jan. 9th 2017

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