ony has shared an update on Shadow of the Colossus at the fan convention PlayStation Experience 2017. First of all, Sony confirmed that those who own a PS4 Pro will be able to utilize to different type of rendering modes. One allows the game to run at ‘smooth’ 60 fps but renders at native 1080p, while the other mode renders at a higher resolution by targeting dynamic 4k, but at the expense of 30 fps.
Sony has also shared a detailed visuals comparison for the game that confirms that this is a complete remaster and not a simple HD re-release on the PS4. You can watch this video along with the 60 fps showcase below.
- Cinematic, which emphasizes image quality, and for owners of compatible 4K HDR displays, boasts a beautiful dynamic 4K image targeting 30 fps
- Performance, which delivers an extremely fluid frame rate targeting 60 fps
The special edition of the game was also revealed and it will cost $49.99 and comes with Steelbook Collector’s Case with outer sleeve, Artist Postcards, Printed Manual, In-game Digital Extras (Ancient Bow, Cloak of Fate, “Spotted Steed” Agro skin), Two Custom PS4 Themes, Colossi Avatar Set for PS4, Physical World Map, and Colossi Stickers.
Shadow of the Colossus is set to launch on February 18th for the PS4. It is being remastered by Bluepoint Games in collaboration with SIE Japan Studios.