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    FFXI and 4k

    Is anyone playing FFXI in 4k? I just got my 4k monitor (upgrade from previous 2k (QHD) monitor.) But for FFXI it's actually a disappointment. The reason is on 4k the UI scaling is so small I have to use UI scaling and set it to 1.5x the problem is that is scales all the UI which are made out of PNG/DDS textures up which makes all the fonts and UI rather blurry. On 2k I could leave the UI scaling at 1x so no upscaling used which allowed them to remain crisp. Is there any work around for this that doesn't make FFXI playing in 4k look like a downgrade coming from 2k?

    Edit: To be clear, graphics don't look blurry at all they look fine. However, the UI and fonts are being upscaled and don't look crisp because of 1.5x UI scaling while in 2k I had 1x UI scaling aka no upscaling therefor they looked nice and crisp.

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    This is the problem with a lot of titles, the UI doesn't scale properly and the fix to this isn't pretty; stick with 1080p imo for this game, there isn't much benefit to it being played in 4k.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shenrien View Post
    This is the problem with a lot of titles, the UI doesn't scale properly and the fix to this isn't pretty; stick with 1080p imo for this game, there isn't much benefit to it being played in 4k.
    There's FFXI HD textures that are in 2048x2048 instead of 512x512, so in theory they should look better in 4k.

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    Using non-integer scaling is always going to be blurry.
    I'd guess that it would look better with 2x scaling, but that might end up being larger than you want.

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