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Friday
Oct192018

PC Soul Calibur 6 - Remove Background Blur by Disabling Depth of Field

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As pretty as Soul Calibur 6 can be on the PC, the Depth of Field effect used in the game is applied pretty heavily smearing all the graphical details in the background. Luckily for everyone, there's a simple but easy way to adjust the background smear by toggling the Depth of Field off while leaving all the other graphical settings as normal. Here's a quick guide on how to do it, it's written as if you have the game running on max settings.

 

▌SC6 PC Mod - Disable Depth of Field
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Step 1. Navigate to Soul Calibur 6's WindowsNoEditor folder:

C:\Users\*YourName*\AppData\Local\SoulcaliburVI\Saved\Config\WindowsNoEditor

Step 2. Open the "Scalability.ini" file in notepad: (Right Click, Open with)

You can go straight to that folder and open the file if you copy and paste the following text to your address bar:

%LOCALAPPDATA%\SoulcaliburVI\Saved\Config\WindowsNoEditor\Scalability.ini

Step 3. Add the following text inside the file & then save it:

[PostProcessQuality@3]
r.DepthOfFieldQuality=0

Launch SoulCalibur VI and the settings should now apply in game.

Notes:

The above mod is for people running the game on max settings and will only disable the Depth of Field effect. All the other post-processing effects will be left enabled.

If you're not running the game on max and using a lower graphic setting preset in the menu, you can change the number next to PostProcessQuality to make it work on your settings. Example:

Maximum: [PostProcessQuality@3]

High: [PostProcessQuality@2]

Medium: [PostProcessQuality@1]

Low: [PostProcessQuality@0]

Alternatively, you can disable depth of field along with all the other post-processing effects the game uses by putting post-processing in the settings to low and leave all the other settings the way you want.

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