How to disable Film Grain in Need for Speed Heat on PC

EA has released the official Need for Speed Heat for PC on 8th November.  Need for Speed: Heat will be using the Frostbite Engine. Many people encountered an issue with the filter in this game. Its’ the filter called “film grain” that leaves a film / grainy filter. As a result, Need for Speed Heat users finds it’s quite frustrating.

How to disable Film Grain in Need for Speed Heat on PC

Not certain why this disable option isn’t in the Game’s graphics settings. However, in any case, if you want to get rid of this weird effect of shimmer reflection, you’ll need to disable the film grain effect for this game. By disabling this, it might add a gritty feel to the game. To clarify, not everyone likes it and like we mentioned above it created a type of minor artifact on your PC screen which can be irritating sometimes. We’ve also added screenshots in which you can hardly see any difference. To make it clearer you need to zoom in to see the difference, it’s effectively recognizable.

 On the other hand, many users aren’t enjoying the true 100% quality of the game. We have a workaround for this issue. With the help of this article, you will be able to disable Film Grain in Need for Speed Heat on PC.

Disable Film Grain in Need for Speed Heat

If you want to disable Film Grain, follow the below-mentioned instructions as provided by PCGamingWiki.

  • First, download the following files, from this link
  • Now, unpack it, by using Winrar software or any other compression/decompression software you have got.
  • Then, copy the belongings of the archive to your game’s location. You can easily find these by clicking on Open File Location of the game’s shortcut.

That’s all you need to do disable Film Grain. By performing this method you can easily remove the annoying Film Grain effect from Need for Speed Heat on PC. However, there’s another method if you don’t want to try this one you can follow another method for this that is mentioned below. The choice is yours. However, we recommend you to perform the above-mentioned method.

Disable Film Grain in Need for Speed 2016 using Notepad:

  • Go to \Documents\Need For Speed\settings
  • Now open PROFILEOPTIONS_profile using Notepad on your PC.
  • Then, search for the text 3GstRender.FilmGrain by using the Ctrl+F function in the text searching field.
  • This will look like this:
How to disable Film Grain in Need for Speed Heat on PC

Did you noticed that 1 at the end of 3GstRender.FilmGrain? You need to change it from 1 to 0 (zero) respectively.

To sum up, now it will look like this:

How to disable Film Grain in Need for Speed Heat on PC

Click File and Hit on Save. Enjoy your game.

Need for Speed: Heat PC Requirements

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

OS: Windows 10
Processor (AMD): FX-6350 or Equivalent
Processor (Intel): Core i5-3570 or Equivalent
Memory: 8 GB
Graphics card (AMD): Radeon 7970/Radeon R9 280x or Equivalent
Graphics card (NVIDIA): GeForce GTX 760 or Equivalent
DirectX: 11 Compatible video card or equivalent
Online Connection Requirements: 320 KBPS or faster Internet connection
Hard-drive space: 50 GB

RECOMMENDED REQUIREMENTS

OS: Windows 10
Processor (AMD): Ryzen 3 1300X or Equivalent
Processor (Intel): Core i7-4790 or Equivalent
Memory: 16 GB
Graphics card (AMD): Radeon RX 480 or Equivalent
Graphics card (NVIDIA): GeForce GTX 1060 or Equivalent
DirectX: 11 Compatible video card or equivalent
Online Connection Requirements: 512 KBPS or faster Internet connection
Hard-drive space: 50 GB

In the End:

Need the speed? Need for Speed Heat? Follow the following link on the PC. A part of EA’s premium service provider is called Origin Premier. You can check its details here.

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