GTA 5 has been taken to the next level as it looks incredibly realistic following a visual overhaul from Jamal Rashid’s NaturalVision Evolved.
The project has been in the works for the past five years with two years in active development, Razed said “Since 2020, the NVE project has grown exponentially in size and scope”.
“We initially started off with plans to modify simple things such as reflections on buildings and texturing a few locations or props. What we ended up doing is creating new weathers with volumetric clouds, overhauling particle effects and decals, adding dozens of new vegetation models for trees and bushes, adding dozens of new props and lights, overhauling entire locations such as the Grand Senora Desert with new textures and models, adding parallaxed roads to most of the map, adding parallaxed interiors, and much more.”
NautralVision Evolved shows us GTA 5 like we’ve never seen before, this isn’t the first project we’ve seen come from Razed either, back in 2017 we saw another overhaul project NautralVision Remastered which again breathed new life into the game.
Then at the beginning of 2020 work began on NaturalVision Evolved which was initially launched on Patreon, Razed said “Things have been quite wild over the last two years, to say the least. As a creator, I’ve been overwhelmed with the public’s interest in my work and overall support”.
“It’s not something I expected at all. The pandemic itself has had a huge impact on everything imaginable, including the gaming market. Several users approached me two years ago and suggested I do Patreon for mods. Most of them were impatient and didn’t want to wait for my projects to be released; they wanted to try my mods in early access. I’m not someone that likes to rush their work so it was a tough decision. I ended up asking a few of my friends and getting their thoughts on launching a Patreon. They all thought it was an interesting idea and eventually convinced me to go through with it.”
“And it’s been going well ever since. The amount of support I’ve received on Patreon from people all over the world gives me the strength to push through each day. Even content creators such as MrBeast and various streamers have shown a lot of love. None of this would’ve been possible otherwise. Patreon has helped push my work to greater heights, while giving me full creative control. I am grateful for everyone that has helped or contributed to my projects in some form”.
Razed has since revealed a number of impressive images of the game, check them out below.
Image Credit: Rockstar Games
Be sure to check back with us at Gamerificial for the latest news and updates.