[GRAPHICS BUG] [AOE3 DE] Water reflection and stealthed "transparent" units are very pixelated

:arrow_forward: GAME INFORMATION

  • BUILD #: 100.12.3552.0
  • PLATFORM: Steam
  • OS: Windows 10
  • CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 3600
  • GPU: AMD Radeon RX 5600XT
  • SETTINGS: All settings

:arrow_forward: ISSUE EXPERIENCED

Water reflections (for example in the home city) and transparent units show very pixelated.
After last week’s update, I loaded the game and the water and reflections looked very nice. I remember first noticing this on Saturday afternoon.
Reinstall didn’t change anything, file integrity check picked nothing up.

:arrow_forward: FREQUENCY OF ISSUE

  • 100% of the time / matches I play (ALWAYS)

:arrow_forward: REPRODUCTION STEPS

I just start the game and get this on home city

:arrow_forward: EXPECTED RESULT

Water reflections look smooth, transparent units look full and not pixelated

:arrow_forward: ACTUAL RESULT

Reflections and stealthed units are pixelated.

:arrow_forward: GAME FILES

Mostly visible in home city so replay is not very much of use.
Link with replay and screenshot of stealthed French scout:

:arrow_forward: IMAGE & ATTACHMENTS

UPDATE: The issue is still present in the newest update.

If you want to see non-pixelated homecity water, you have to enable Temporal Anti-Aliasing.

Actually, the Temporal Anti-Aliasing shows less pixelation than the other anti-aliasing options, but it still seems to be present:

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