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Old Mar 8, 2014, 09:08 PM   #226
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I just started playing on a rMBP 13, 2.4GHz i5, 8GB ram, Intel Iris 1024 graphics. I can't select a resolution higher than 1024/768. Is this the max I should expect? It looks fine, I'm just wondering if there are settings I could be adjusting.
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Old Mar 9, 2014, 12:50 PM   #227
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I just started playing on a rMBP 13, 2.4GHz i5, 8GB ram, Intel Iris 1024 graphics. I can't select a resolution higher than 1024/768. Is this the max I should expect? It looks fine, I'm just wondering if there are settings I could be adjusting.
I am not sure but I know the Intel Iris isn't a dedicated graphics card so it cannot support the highest settings and is weaker than most dedicated cards even dedicated cards on Mac's a few years old.

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Old Mar 10, 2014, 11:38 AM   #228
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I just started playing on a rMBP 13, 2.4GHz i5, 8GB ram, Intel Iris 1024 graphics. I can't select a resolution higher than 1024/768. Is this the max I should expect? It looks fine, I'm just wondering if there are settings I could be adjusting.
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I am not sure but I know the Intel Iris isn't a dedicated graphics card so it cannot support the highest settings and is weaker than most dedicated cards even dedicated cards on Mac's a few years old.

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Yes that is the highest resolution for your machine currently, and Edwin is correct on the Iris. The game detects hardware and sets limits on those settings based on that hardware. For the Iris, anything above that just tanks. Some playthrough is acceptable, but during firefights its really bad, so we limited to 1024x768. As you pointed out, it still looks pretty dang good on a 13" screen.

You can of course edit that setting (as many have pointed out on this thread), but whether you determine those higher resolutions as "playable" is up to you.
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Old Mar 13, 2014, 11:06 PM   #229
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Hello good people of this thread.

I purchased (via Steam) and started playing Bioshock Infinite late last year, but after finding this thread and seeing Blair's promise of graphical improvements coming soon, I put BI on hold and went back and wasted time in Skyrim via bootcamp again.

Now I'm back, and a thorough skim of the new posts has told me that an update was released and higher resolutions are now available. Why am I not seeing the update or the higher options for graphics?

I'm using a 2012 rMBP, maxed out.
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Old Mar 14, 2014, 01:03 PM   #230
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Hello good people of this thread.

I purchased (via Steam) and started playing Bioshock Infinite late last year, but after finding this thread and seeing Blair's promise of graphical improvements coming soon, I put BI on hold and went back and wasted time in Skyrim via bootcamp again.

Now I'm back, and a thorough skim of the new posts has told me that an update was released and higher resolutions are now available. Why am I not seeing the update or the higher options for graphics?

I'm using a 2012 rMBP, maxed out.
Resolutions are in but we are still tinkering with graphics options. Just not happy with performance yet tbh.
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Old Mar 14, 2014, 01:28 PM   #231
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Cool, thanks. Will you announce on this thread as soon the update is released to Steam?
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Old Mar 14, 2014, 02:40 PM   #232
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Cool, thanks. Will you announce on this thread as soon the update is released to Steam?
Absolutely!
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Old Mar 29, 2014, 01:41 AM   #233
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It looks like a pretty substantial update was released to the app store yesterday, could this be the update we have been waiting for with higher resolution support?

The curious thing is that i didn't notice an update for my copy on Steam. Is there a delay in updates being pushed to Steam?

Blair, I also want you to know that I appreciate your hard work on the game and thank you for sharing your insights with us here on the forums.


Edit: whoops, it appears to as big as an update as I thought. Just adding the in app purchase for Burial at see.

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Old Apr 12, 2014, 04:51 AM   #234
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It's not completely on topic but I am reading that Apple, while seeding OS X 10.9.3 betas, tells developers to focus on graphic drivers. When the final version of 10.9.3 is released, could that mean that we will notice some performance improvements while gaming?

Could it for example make higher settings possible for bioshock infinite?
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Old Apr 13, 2014, 07:59 PM   #235
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It's not completely on topic but I am reading that Apple, while seeding OS X 10.9.3 betas, tells developers to focus on graphic drivers. When the final version of 10.9.3 is released, could that mean that we will notice some performance improvements while gaming?

Could it for example make higher settings possible for bioshock infinite?
Don't expect much, Apple *always* asks to focus on graphics drivers in point updates. Sometimes there is an improvement, though. It all depends on your graphics card and what Apple is updating, obviously.
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