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One thing which may or may not be a deal breaker, depending on whether you have eagle eyes or not, is that the text size in the PC version is ridiculously, stupidly, small. So much so that the EE version is unplayable for me (there exist font size increase mods for earlier versions that do not work in the EE version).

However I believe that the 360 version has a built in option to make the text "SD" or "HD", or in other words, readable or unreadable.

I really cannot disagree enough with any developer that releases a game with text so small you have to practically press your nose to the screen and give yourself eye strain in order to read it. Why not just not bother having text in the game at all if you are going to do this. It is beyond stupid that they would do this.

Dragon Age was another culprit of this appalling crass stupidity, but fortunately there was a mod for that that made the text bigger.

Even though it should not be for private gamers to have to create mods so that players can actually read the damn text, it should be for the makers to create a readable UI in the first place.
Post edited December 27, 2012 by Cigam
I didn't notice that, but some people seem to be annoyed by it.
It's not particularly small on mine.
What resolution are you using & what size monitor?
Yeah, had that problem when I originally tried to use a CRT monitor at 1024x768. Resolutions beyond that are fine, but that was just small enough that it was difficult to read anything.

Then again, part of that may have been the fact that the game had huge black bars when using resolutions other than 16:9 at launch. Now that it works using 4:3 and 16:10 aspect ratios without those bars, it may not be an issue anymore unless you're running it at an even smaller resolution than 1024x768.

So... a potential problem, yeah, but only in rare cases.
I am running it at the native 1280x1024 res of my 19 inch screen.

I have tried smaller resolutions as in some other games that makes the text bigger, but not here. Here the text appears to be scaled by resolution to keep it at the same tiny level.
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Cigam: I have tried smaller resolutions as in some other games that makes the text bigger, but not here. Here the text appears to be scaled by resolution to keep it at the same tiny level.
Yeah, it seems that way.

Should probably mention that I've seen a lot of people running the game at resolutions as low as 1280x720 without any problems reading things; it sounds as though you're especially sensitive to it, which is fine, but the warning won't apply to everyone. Maybe you could edit the original post to include some other games other than Witcher 2 and Dragon Age: Origins where you felt the font was too small? That way, people who feel the same about the listed games will know that they'll also likely have an issue with the font size in this game.