It’s been more than six years since The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt premiered. However, it is still one of the best RPGs ever, which has allowed CD Projekt RED to gain worldwide recognition and appreciation and become a model for many other game developers. Suffice it to recall the statistics of Steam, where The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is much more popular than the younger Cyberpunk 2077 and more aggressively advertised by the same studio. We’re talking about 16,000 players having fun around the world in the last hour versus 7,200. However, time isn’t without anyone, and the original Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, while still impressing with its gameplay and plot, begins to age graphically. But what are the masses? Someone gave a realistic look at the NPCs.

Unfortunately, we are only talking about modified photos. This NPC skin is not yet available in the game. However, that may change thanks to depositors.

Artificial intelligence improves the models from The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt.  NPCs get a new, truly realistic look [1]

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is 5 years old – the PurePC editorial team remembers it

netizen with a familiar nickname “gutekx12” Post an interesting gallery on Reddit. It introduces seven different characters from The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, whose appearance becomes real. All thanks to the use of artificial intelligence, more precisely the StyleCLIP tool. After loading the image on it, the algorithm analyzes the image and textually describes it – for example “a woman with long blond hair”, “a plump, bald man”. This allows you to edit details such as length or hair type without changing the rest of the characteristics.

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Artificial intelligence improves the models from The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt.  NPCs get a new, truly realistic look [5]

Artificial intelligence improves the models from The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt.  NPCs get a new, truly realistic look [4]

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 2020 – Performance Test with Graphics Mods

The impact of Internet user work and artificial intelligence is impressive. Some of the NPCs look like pictures of living people or screenshots from the next gene production, not the 2015 game. Interestingly enough, the AI ​​aggressively changes brown eyes to blue/gray, probably due to the image base on which it was studied. gutekx12 also tried to improve the main characters, but the effect was not satisfactory. Perhaps the AI ​​was stupid with white hair and deep scars on the face. Unfortunately – these are still just pictures and not complete models. Thus, it remains just a curiosity, not an actual mod to be uploaded to The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt yourself. However, the mod scene is large, and the title is still popular. So it is not known what the future will bring.

Artificial intelligence improves the models from The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt.  NPCs get a new, truly realistic look [3]

Artificial intelligence improves the models from The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt.  NPCs get a new, truly realistic look [6]

Artificial intelligence improves the models from The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt.  NPCs get a new, truly realistic look [2]

Artificial intelligence improves the models from The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt.  NPCs get a new, truly realistic look [7]

Source: gutekx12 @ Reddit