"In a few hours Ubisoft/Crytek will be releasing the much anticipated patch for Farcry which upgrades the game to version 1.2. As per most game updates there are various performance tweaks and bug fixes however in FarCry 1.2 we have the addition of Shader Model 3.0 features for Geforce 6800 series cards. <img src="http://www.driverheaven.net/articles/farcrypatch/6800U/6800_For_Comparesmall.jpg" width="300" height="225" border="1"> Today we are going to take a short look at what performance increases you can expect from the patch, and how IQ is impacted â€¦if youâ€™re a Radeon user the IQ section especially makes for interesting reading." Full Article UPDATE 05/07/04 We have been in discussions with ATI/Crytek today over the issues we discovered with Radeon X800 rendering as detailed in the above article. Crytek have confirmed that the FarCry 1.2 build released today will no longer have these issues and that X800 IQ will be just as good in Patch 1.2 as it was in 1.1.