Middle-earth™ Shadow of War™: SMAA Anti-Aliasing and CA

Injected edge smoothing via Reshade. SMAA implementation with a slight sharpen shader to offset blurring. Looks clearer than TAA and crisper than FXAA.

Developers really need to stop the only FXAA and TAA nonsense. Both are too blurry.

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Extract archive contents into game’s executable directory,

C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\SteamApps\common\ShadowOfWar\x64

If game is installed elsewhere, these lines via DXGI.ini need to be edited,

EffectSearchPaths=C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\ShadowOfWar\x64\reshade-

PresetFiles=C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\ShadowOfWar\x64\SOW.ini
PresetPath=C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\ShadowOfWar\x64\SOW.ini
TextureSearchPaths=C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\ShadowOfWar\x64\reshade-shaders\Textures

If this config crashed your game, download latest ReShade installer. You must then update the game’s DLL files using the installer. Select no to download preset files.. only ‘update extisting installation’.

So, yes, you should be able to use with Shadow Of Mordor. Just place the archive’s files in that game’s executable directory and edit the same lines I mentioned above to reflect it’s install path on your system. It will probably work with no issues ’cause same engine. If not, use the ReShade installer to update the configuration like I mentioned.


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