The Witcher 3's Lowest Settings Are An Existential Nightmare | Potato Mode

Joey recruits resident Witcher expert Jake to guide him through The Witcher 3's lowest graphics settings (with some brothel-related detours).

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  • Joey Yee

    Thanks for watching guys! Now that The Witcher 3 is finally potatofied, what should we do next? Leave them suggestions here.

  • A Cosmic Castaway

    The Witcher 64: The polygon hunt

  • TheRumpletiltskin

    lmao, you blur breasts but then miss them as she's standing there with her arms crossed.

  • Rocky P

    Recommended requirement :CPU : 2 CoreGPU : intel hd 4000RAM : 1GB

  • ICE

    Well Geralt looks like Thor in POTATO mode

  • Ben Sam

    The Witcher 3: The Claymation.

  • Joosua Anttila

    So... how did you know where the brothel was?

  • spacemonkey

    Is it weird that I actually liked the environment minus the characters? Reminds me of Breath of the Wild

  • Magnemight KLME

    Looks like every indie game ever.

  • tatsu7160

    New zelda looks great!

  • Melodic Meerkat

    Im in hospital so I could only watch this video in 144p, now that's what you call potato mode

  • John the Knight

    It looks like Fortnite.

  • quezcatol

    looks like tomb raider on ps1.

  • Tess

    What's the point in playing if you can't enjoy the beauty of the game.

  • Tyrant

    So, it looks almost as bad as Fortnite or a steam greenlight game.

  • galaxypeagasis105

    so you're saying my laptop has a chance

  • Dashy

    runescape came a long way

  • NBsTube

    Hi guys, in the video you asked how mipmaps are affecting the game and what they are. I'm a game developer I can bring a bit of light to this topic.What mipmaps are is basically versions of the full texture of a model with reduced size by a factor of 2, this means a texture of a tree's leaves that originally has 1024x1024 pixels for the game engine has multiple versions of this texture in memory, the full size one, half-size (512x512), quarter size (256x256) and so on until you eventually reach 8x8, 4x4, 2x2.Game engines use this feature so things that you see at far are rendered with the reduced size version of the texture instead of the full size version, this helps with performance, for example a tree that you see in the game maybe 600 meters away, only occupies one or two pixels of your screen, why expending gpu time rendering a 1024x1024 texture for that tree, when a 2x2 texture version will work just fine.The same thing happens but depending on the angle you see a texture, so when you look at a wall from very close you can notice that for instance a brick texture gets progressively reduced in quality over the distance, that happens because mipmaps, when you see something like a wall at a very perpendicular angle, that thing only occupies a few pixels in wideness in your screen, so it gets render with the low-res versions of the full texture.What you did with the UGO mod is to enable an engine feature made originally for optimization, and you forced it to use the worst mipmap version at all times, no matter the distance, so everything is being rendered with the 2x2 pixels version of their original textures, now you see everything flat and you can see the actual polygons of tree leaf etc.

  • king89053

    I was getting tired of seeing this game run on Ultra 😒 said no one ever.

  • WookieJinx

    Looks like a Nintendo Switch game

  • MsSharondenadel

    How can you show it's a beautiful game when you show an xbox version ( lol )

  • Herblin

    I didn't know The Witcher 3 was available on Nintendo switch.

  • Batuhan Altun

    Still looks better than Mass Effect Andromeda

  • EDMango

    It looks like a free to play mmo now

  • Kelly Pagano

    It's funny...the foundation of the game is too good for it to be totally destroyed with shit graphics. interesting

  • Christiaan Bothma

    my question is when you watch this video should you turn the quality lower ?

  • Edward Poon

    It’s still a good game even in potato mode😂

  • TheLaughinAssassin

    It still looks good tho, fail.

  • Good Doggo

    This dosen't even look to bad

  • Kyle Towner

    I love CD Projekt Red they did a great job with The Witcher series I know people didn't really like 2 but I thought it was pretty good

  • Reyghel

    With this mod would be the only alternative I have to enjoy this amazing game on my current PC.

  • Kleometes

    Runescape the Wild Hunt xD

  • Jorge Maluf

    Still better than Skyrim

  • Spills51

    Time to pull out the old Commodore 64 :D

  • Dracaan

    Holy crap! It looks like an old DOS game XD

  • Michael Henry

    Why'd you bother censoring the nipples if you showed em anyways lmao

  • Dreschler

    This is what us devs see during the development process. The trees and characters look weird like that because of the retopology, which is done so you can have a beautiful looking world without compromising your beloved ram. No game run with those beautiful and textured Zbrush sculpted characters you find on ArtStation and stuff... oh, and you are seeing how the game looks without texture, with only the local material. meh

  • Musik Mage

    No vesemir sht at 7:00 ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

  • Geoff DB

    "Gameplay > graphics"

  • eurosonly

    Looks like a cell shaded game

  • x RamonDISASTER x

    Now i can finally play this game on my Pc

  • DJ Žanis

    watch this on 144p for full experience

  • FullmetalGhost

    It looks like if The Witcher was a 2D franchise from the 90's, and now they're doing 3 dimensions: The Witcher 3-D!!!

  • rakim

    You mean switch version?

  • therodolfool

    At some point it looked like breath of the wild

  • Wref

    This very much reminds me of when I tried to play Age of Conan with my then-potato pc. Good times...

  • Sam Archer

    I'd love to see Pong

  • Rebekka H

    This is hilarious! Witcher 3 is one of the most beautiful and detailed games. But it was so much fun to see it completely mushed up. :D Thank you, I really enjoyed that! I didnt know potato mode was a thing. I think you got me hooked.

  • hasan Sattar

    lol there are lots of jokes that says it looks like BOTW and many nintendo kids are here to disagree sooooooooit's funny to read

  • MrBuckie

    Kind of reminds of TF2

  • Matt Garvelink

    Facial animation is still better than Mass Effect Andromeda

  • Andrew Decker

    From a Dev: Only going to explain some. Many are a bit self explanatory.The first option they turned down is Mip Map Density. This takes a set of pixels and blends them together. This allows far away textures to take all their component pixels and just focus on the color that most represents all averaged present colors. So all of the colors of Geralt's shirt mixed together most closely resemble purple. The leaves on the trees seem to turn to quads (squares) are actually always quads. Quads are four sided polygons much easier to render than making a full leaf mesh. We mark certain areas as transparent and the non-transparent sections are made to look like a visible leaf. When we blend mip maps together on the leaf. Transparent mixes with green to make the whole leaf quad colored one color.Terrain read ahead distance measures the distance away from the player to load in objects. Just measuring distance and enabling anything entering that threshold. They appear in groups because it is more efficient to asses 10-20 trees at a time than each on individually. This is often called static batching. We know the trees aren't ever going to move, so in rendering terms, we consider them one static object representing a "batch" of a few objects.

  • Rene Descartes

    The looks of the graphics remind me of The Legend of Zelda - The Wind Waker

  • Philip Butkiewicz

    God, it feels so weird looking at someone play Witcher 3 in English. :V

  • Niv Yehezkel

    Looks like old-school RuneScape

  • Jessica TC Lee

    Omg i think i die three times by laughing too hard at the sex scenes.....

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