‘Assassins Creed IV: Black Flag’ PhysX Update Features Better Graphics

January 29, 2014 Updated: July 18, 2015

An “Assassins Creed IV: Black Flag” update features better graphics for a variety of weapons and other objects.

The PhysX update adds realistic particles to firearms, smoke bombs, camp fires, and the like.

“Each PhysX particle is further enhanced by our new Particle Shadow Mapping technology, enabling particle effects to cast shadows and self-shadow one another,” GEForce explained. “This is particularly beneficial for thick, heavy smoke effects, such as pistol and musket fire, instantly emphasizing their density to the viewer, and further increasing image quality.”

The update, together with other related updates, makes the game one of the year’s best games to look at and play, “urther cementing the PC version’s status as the definitive edition,” it added.

To enable PhysX, download the new game update through Steam or Uplay, and select the PhysX option in the graphics option menu.

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