BadassBaboon has been working on a graphics overhaul mod for GTA V, Grand Theft Auto 5: Definitive Edition. This mod has been in development prior to the announcement of the GTA: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition (so no, the modder did not copy that title from this recent release).
GTA V: Definitive Edition is a total texture overhaul that aims to replace the textures of the game world with 2K and 4K PRB textures and parallax textures. The modder has manually upscaled and improved every single texture, specular and normal maps. Additionally, this project features L.A. Roads Remastered.
In order to showcase this mod, BadassBaboon shared the following video. This video compares GTA 5: Definitive Edition with the game’s vanilla version. As such, this video will give you an idea of what you can expect from this graphical overhaul mod.
Now the bad news is that Grand Theft Auto 5: Definitive Edition is in a beta state, and only available to BadassBaboon’s Patreon members. Let’s hope though that a public release will happen sooner than later. Similarly, the GTA 5 Remake Mod is still now available to the public. GTA5 NaturalVision: Evolved is also still behind a Patreon-wall (though its previous version, NaturalVision Remastered can be downloaded from here).
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