A ReShade preset to enhance the sharpness & details in the rendered graphics and giving it a cinematic, analogue, more gritty feel by adding slight grain, dithering the image & make it appear more lively.
Preset tested with: ReShade 5.3.0
Date: 10. August 2022
How to install:
1. Copy the "ReShade_StraySharp_Preset.ini" to your Documents folder (preferably into a subfolder called like "Reshaders").
2. Download and run the ReShade Setup:
2.1 It will ask you for (or already show you) the location of your Stray game executable, which has the filename "Stray-Win64-Shipping.exe" (not "Stray.exe").
2.2 Select "Direct X 10/11/12".
2.3 Select "ReShade_StraySharp_Preset.ini" from the folder you copied it into.
2.4 The necessary effect packages are automatically selected, so just click "Next".
2.5 After installation close the setup program.
3. Run the game. You will see a Reshader notification on the upper left.
3.1 Start its tutorial by hitting the "Pos1" key.
3.2 Skip the tutorial by hitting the "Skip Tutorial" button.
3.3 Enable the "Perfomance Mode" by checking its box at the screen bottom.
3.4 Click the "Settings" tab on the top and set a shortcut to toggle the effect during the game, if you like.
3.5 Hit the Escape key to close the Reshader settings.
4. Play and have fun!
To find out more about ReShade and maybe try to create some presets yourself (for this or another game), visit its Wiki: