Ocarina of Time Mods Show Game running at 4K, 60 FPS
Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time fan posts video of a modified version of the game with 4K visuals and 60 FPS gameplay.
Originally taking the world by storm in 1998, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time is still considered by many to be one of the best games of all time, offering a big open world, an endearing story and a mix of puzzles and exhilarating combat. He went on to influence hundreds of games in his wake and develop the Zelda franchise in one of the media’s most revered staples.
First spotted by Nintendo Life, YouTuber Brian Tate discussed how to make the game run smoother than ever before, featuring a combination of mods that increase the title’s frame rate and visuals. The result is a version of Ocarina of time which looks and performs better than ever, delivering 4K, 60 FPS gameplay.
To highlight the change, Tate visits some of the Ocarina of time most emblematic places with both mods enabled, navigating Kakariko Village, Temple of Time, and Hyrule Castle Town. The change is instantly recognizable, with the game’s improved frame rate delivering a much faster pace than the original. Ocarina of time and 4K visuals offering a more modern lens to see Hyrule through. The version of the game used with the mod is the 3DS remaster, so it already offers improved visuals, while both mods are implemented through an emulator known as Citra.
The first of the two enhancements was developed by a modder who goes by Henriko Magnifico on YouTube and is titled “Henriko’s Zelda Ocarina of Time 3D HD Texture Pack”. As Tate mentions in his description, the mod enhances and improves the visuals in 4K, providing a more impressive take on the classic. The Legend of Zelda Title. The second mod was developed by YouTuber Zora Eggs, which links their Citra version to the game in a video description for players to download. It allows the player to switch to the same 60 FPS gameplay that Brian Tate showcased in his video.
Overall, Brian Tate’s mod combination offers a whole new way to play one of Nintendo’s most iconic titles. The YouTuber even confirms that the 60 FPS mod has no unforeseen bugs and that the entire game is beatable with the enhanced frame rate enabled. The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time has received many mods in the past, with a group of developers even recently making an entire game in their engine. Title The Legend of Zelda: The Missing Link, it’s a fan-made continuation of The Hero of Time’s journey, offering new gameplay and a fun story.
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time is available now for Nintendo 3DS
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