The Evil Within

The Evil Within

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The Evil Within | 4K Upscaled Pre-Rendered Cutscenes [+ DLCs]
By Nom_Nom✔
I have upscaled the Pre-Rendered Cutscenes at 4K from 1080p, using AI upscaling software. Some Pre-Rendered video files have been only upscaled at 200% as you would not see much difference if the upscales were rendered at a higher screen resolution.

I have not touched few Bink video files as they are tied to the screen resolution that they are playing at, else they will appear zoomed in, when displaying in-game.

Uses Bink 1 encoder which is less bitrate efficient, uses limited RGB mode, packed into Bink 2 file container.

Now released with DLC upscaled pre-rendered cutscenes!
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Introduction
As a whole, this game uses majority of 1080p Pre-Rendered videos, with 1 or 2 Pre-Rendered video being in 720p. Some have weird aspect ratio and resolution.

Using AI upscaling software, I have applied appropriate upscaling methods, which added few extra details whilst keeping the clarity of the video as original in a sense.

The Evil Within corporates a Pre-Rendered Bink file within in-game elements. Guess the game developers took a sneaky approach with implementing them within in-game.

They have also had moments where they were like "Oh crap, stop converting the pre-rendered cutscene into Bink 1 and convert it into Bink 2" and left those empty bink 1 files within the game files.

As a side note: these are correctly working in-game without any side effects. You would not need to buy an SSD to use these. If you use this and want to optimise the loading performance, trying defragmenting using Defraggler.

Discord Server
Below, is the invite link to my Discord Server. I will be announcing and giving updates on the latest upscaling or remastering projects and releasing them when available to do so. So, if you do not want to miss out, pop right into the server. Plus, it is the easiest way for me to support you, in case you need the help.

Discord Server[discord.gg]
Screenshots
Check here for PNG screenshot comparison[imgur.com]

The importance of de-nosing & de-aliasing. Left: Upscaled 4K | Right: Upscaled 4K w/ De-Noise & De-Aliasing
Download Link & Installation Instructions
Main Story, DLC 1, DLC 2, & DLC 3 - Download from Nexus Mods
4K Upscaled Pre-Rendered Cutscenes - Main Story - Nexus Mods[www.nexusmods.com]
  • Main Story File Size: 1.64GB
  • DLC 1 File Size: 514MB
  • DLC 2 File Size: 321MB
  • DLC 3 File Size: 904MB

You will need a free Nexus Mods account, to be able to download from Nexus Mods.

Main Story, DLC 1, DLC 2 - Download from Google Drive
4K Upscaled Pre-Rendered Cutscenes [Main Story, DLC 1 and DLC 2] - Google Drive [Password: 4KFMVS][drive.google.com]
  • Main Story File Size: 1.58GB
  • DLC 1 File Size: 499.9MB
  • DLC 2 File Size: 312.7MB

Installation Instructions
Typically, you just need to drag and drop TheEvilWithin folder within steam --> steamapps --> common folder.

If there is any missing audio from these upscales, please let me know. Sometimes when upscaling, the audio track does not stay intact to the video file, hence I have to remix the audio track back into the BK2 file.
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17 Comments
Nom_Nom✔  [author] Aug 7, 2022 @ 11:07am 
That's because these upscales are very old and have not been updated using the AI model I am using for months now, you can see my videos showcasing this for Final Fantasy XIII where the you can tell there is a huge boost in frame quality [although YT does its compression]. Plus, Bink 1 is a limiting factor that causes the frame quality to drop significantly.

Bink 2 codec that I have won't work on any games that were released pre-winter of 2014.
StixsmasterHD Aug 7, 2022 @ 10:54am 
I do have a youtube channel btw where I have samples of media ive taken from 1080p upto 4k if you need sum evidense to convinse you
StixsmasterHD Aug 7, 2022 @ 10:53am 
I am curious did you use Topaz?

I ask cus well I use Topaz and can tell you upscaling anything from 1080p to 4k makes a HUGE difference when using it.

if curious enough add me as a friend or something and mayb we can collaborate together on something as I dont own a license for the bk2 codec
SweedXD Jun 8, 2022 @ 11:09am 
Is there anyway to replace my subtitles file to where the file is my file called common.tangosource I think
Nom_Nom✔  [author] Jun 8, 2022 @ 6:39am 
I got no idea since all files apart from Bink videos, are packed into a archive like .pages.
SweedXD Jun 7, 2022 @ 8:56pm 
Hi can u please tell me where is the subtitles file so i can put my arabic subtitles please i have the xbox game pass version (xbox app) so i can replace it please
Richard Guyot Dec 28, 2021 @ 10:53am 
thanks
Nom_Nom✔  [author] Dec 28, 2021 @ 10:01am 
The Nexus Mods link contains the DLC 1-2-3 under the optional files tab.
Nom_Nom✔  [author] Jun 8, 2021 @ 2:12am 
I assume that was the case, thanks to the UWP DRM.
Black Azrael Jun 6, 2021 @ 8:05pm 
As far as I know, you can't modify anything for Xbox game pass games.