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World of Warcraft: Legion will feature a much larger draw distance

World of Warcraft: Legion will feature a much larger draw distance

World of Warcraft: Legion will feature a much larger draw distance

World of Warcraft: Legion will feature a much larger draw distance

 

World of Warcraft: Legion will feature a much larger draw distance, upping the game's fog distance to 2,600 units from 1,300 units when played at Ultra settings. 

This update will allow players to see as far as 3,500 game units (yards) away at maximum settings, making the games views much more eye-catching. Below you can see two screenshots comparing Ultra settings at the same location in the Warlords of Draenor Expansion and in the Legions Expansion's Beta version, showcasing a huge difference in visual quality. 

  World of Warcraft: Legion will feature a much larger draw distance

 

Below is a comparison between the draw distances in Legion when compared to Warlords of Draenor, with the upcoming Legion expansion offering over 2x the draw distance in almost all cases. The increased draw distances will only be available in the 64-bit version of the game due to memory limitations.  

 

  In Warlords, the highest-end hardware that can reliably run the Ultra setting manages to push the fully fogged distance to about 1,300 “game units” (yards). After that point, all objects would be drawn filled in with the fog color until the clipping distance. The same setting in Legion will draw out to 2,600 game units. Those who currently play at High settings in Warlords and see out to 1,000 units will see 2,200 units in Legion. Graphics Level 10 is currently set at 3,500 game units, which you can see in that last screenshot. It’s important to note that due to memory considerations, all of these new draw distances are only available in the 64-bit client.

 

Below you can see the PC system requirements for World of Warcraft's Legion Expansion, which will release on August 30th. 

 

Blizzard announce system requirements for World of Warcraft Legion

 

For the CPU recommended requirements have moved up from an Intel i5 2400 to an i5 3330 on the Intel side and from an AMD FX 4100 quad core to an FX 6300 hex core CPU. On the GPU side, the recommended requirements have moved from the GTX 470 or HD 5870 to a GTX 750Ti or an AMD R9 260X. 

 

Minimum

  • Intel CPU: Intel Core2 Duo E6600 increased to Intel Core2 Duo E8500
  • AMD CPU: AMD Phenom X3 8750 increased to AMD Phenom II X3 720
  • Drive Space: 35 GB increased to 45 GB.
  • Nvidia GPU: 8800 GT increased to GT 440
  • AMD GPU: Radeon HD 4850 increased to Radeon HD 5670
  • Intel GPU: HD Graphics 3000 increased to HD Graphics 5000


Recommended

  • Operating System: Windows 7, 8, or 10 increased to Windows 10.
  • Intel CPU: Intel Core i5-2400 increased to Intel Core i5-3330
  • AMD CPU: AMD FX-4100 increased to AMD FX-6300
  • Nvidia GPU: GTX 470 increased to GTX 750 Ti
  • AMD GPU: Radeon HD 5870 increased to R7 260X 

 

 

 

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