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How to Get Ray Tracing In Minecraft

There are not many games that support Ray Tracing for users. Minecraft however, is one of the few that is the exception to the rule. It is a very useful tool, especially for those who wish to understand and manipulate the lighting system of their game to get a better simulation of the tracing lines for every pixel within the game which in turn can give you better graphics.


Ray Tracing in Minecraft


This can go a long way in improving the graphics of your game, and in this article, we shall delve deeper into understanding this concept so as to better understand how it can best assist you.


Minimum Requirements for getting Ray Tracing in Minecraft


  1. OS: Windows 10
  2. GPU: DirectX hardware, Nvidia GeForce RTX 20 series and higher.
  3. Hardware: PC
  4. CPU: Intel Core i5
  5. RAM: >8 GB of RAM
  6. A version of Minecraft: 1.16.200 or higher


How to Get Ray Tracing In Minecraft


To get ray tracing you are going to need to go into the marketplace from your Minecraft menu.


How To Get Ray Tracing In Minecraft


From there you will Type RTX in the magnifying glass search menu.


How To Get Ray Tracing In Minecraft


Once you have located a list of RTXs at your disposal, click on any of them that you desire and begin to download it.


How To Get Ray Tracing In Minecraft


After you have successfully installed the RTX, go and create a new world that has an RTX world template. Succeeding in this, you will want to go into your settings and then your video section and enable Ray Tracing for your world.


FAQs


Q. Is Minecraft Ray Tracing Free?


Yes. Minecraft offers Ray Tracing to all of its users at no extra cost.


Q. Can you get Minecraft RTX for your iOS or Android device?


As of now? Not yet.


Q. How do I turn ray tracing features on and off in the game?


By going into your setting and adjusting the option in your features.


Explainer Video


If you want a physical show as to how ray tracing physically affects the visuals of your Minecraft game, then this video is just what you are looking for:


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Conclusion: Is Ray Tracing really Worth it?


If you truly want the better visuals and want a fresh coat of paint in Minecraft with that extra level of detail going the extra mile then yes. It won’t be however if you do not have the specs that can keep up with such improvements.


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