Thesort of... wasn't, really. It was still Resi 4, of course, and therefore brilliant, but PC players who had been hoping to experience Capcom's action horror classic in the best way possible were left slightly underwhelmed by some fairly muddy texture work.
Leave it to the fans to sort things out. Two plucky modders simply known as Cris and Albert have been revising and polishing the game's graphics for the. They're about 50% done right now, but as this trailer shows, things are looking good.
"From now on, the majority of textures you see in the game are quite random (with some exceptions)," explains the team. "Some of them were taken directly by Capcom staff but its randomness makes it impossible to find the originals in real life. And some of them are based on textures you can find on the Internet (with patience and a bit of luck ;)). But many times even if we find the original textures, they are not at a high enough resolution to be usable. Consequently, we must re-create them from scratch anyway.
Chris and Albert are currently working on The Island level, which as fans will know is approaching the end of the game. there's still a lot of work to do, but things are coming along quite nicely. you can find out more, and even donate t the project, on the