Please Enjoy Breath Of The Wild In 8K (If You Can)

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Screenshot: Digital Dreams

A few years back I was marvelling at Breath of the Wild in 4K. Now we are all free to admire the game running in 8K, and with some (shaded) ray tracing to boot.

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That’s if you’ve got an 8K monitor. Since that’s almost nobody, the video here by Digital Dreams still looks incredible in 4K, 2K and even 1080p (thanks to the jacked-up settings and ray tracing shader used in this emulator), so you’re not exactly missing out.

For those just joining us/this scene, this is the Wii U version of the game running on a PC via the Cemu emulator, with its visual settings maxed out and a form of ray tracing enabled via a reshader. You can find more info on this stuff and some download links in the video’s comments section.

Luke Plunkett is a Senior Editor based in Canberra, Australia. He has written a book on cosplay, designed a game about airplanes, and also runs cosplay.kotaku.com.

DISCUSSION

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NastyPitching

Are there any quirks with controlling the game on an emulator without the special WiiU or Switch controllers?