Whether the best Star Wars game is Knights of the Old Republic, Empire at War, Stellaris, or, er, Civilization 6, we are able to all agree: Jedi Outcast is the best Star Wars game. (It’s truly nonetheless KOTOR however no matter.) Jedi Outcast was a looker again in 2002, however it’s not fairly as spectacular as we speak – till you add ray tracing to the combo, that’s.

Modder Mr Zyanide has made use of the trail tracer in Quake 2 RTX to construct JK2RTX – a totally path traced model of Star Wars: Jedi Knight II – Jedi Outcast. The lighting is clearly a complete lot extra spectacular than it was twenty years in the past, and whereas there’s nonetheless a lot lacking from the present construct, the outcomes are transformative.

“I’ve always considered ray tracing the pinnacle of graphics and now that it can be done in real time I wanted to learn all about this new tech,” Mr Zyanide says of the mission. “Some months prior to the release of RTX cards I found out that Jedi Outcast’s code had been open sourced and since I like the game I decided to combine both things.”

It’s not completed but, and received’t be obtainable for obtain till it’s. For now, you’ll be able to take a look at the video under.

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Maybe it’s time to improve to one of many best graphics cards only for a Jedi Outcast replay…

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