SOLVED: Only some versions of Miami have the CPU improvements
I’m finally one of those people making a whole post just for their one tech support problem (To be fair new forum doesn’t have the Tech Support zone)
Anyway, I just bought a brand new CPU because with my last one I wasn’t getting the improvements in Miami where empty garages outside playable area are replaced by populated stands, apparently H3 is meant to take 8 Core improvements even further
Well, installed new CPU, got drivers, loaded up H2, made sure Simulation Quality was set to Best and… no stands
What am I missing to get it to work like this screenshot from Pdz on old forum?
You mean like this?
If yes then it might be an issue on your end since I have simulation set to better
But is is NPC’s on the stand over the pitstops, which is the way he is looking?:
That’s why I asked, I’m kinda confused myself
It’s the exact spot but the game thinks that he has Simulation Quality set to Base
even though he chose Best
I can’t check, I could but then I have to download the game again, but I’m on PS4, so I don’t remember if it was like this…:
Ah okay, mine was on default or normal, so I don’t think it was a stand there in my game.
Seems indeed like something on your end. I have SQ normally set to Base (my laptop is 4 core with 8 logical processors - not that I know what that means…), but switching to Better has the desired results
Hmmm, you can go into the registry editor [HKEY_CURRENT_USER]\Software\IO Interactive\ and delete the HITMAN 2 folder then start the game again with your desired settings and see if they get saved.
It’s pretty much throwing mud at the wall and see if it sticks
UPDATE: Turns out it works but some versions of Miami do not have the improvements (such as the Special Assignment version, which is what I used to check it earlier), which to me seems a bit odd
Anyway, a moderator can feel free to close this thread or whatever