Some of these include ambient occlusion rendering, dynamic foliage, anisotropic filtering across all surfaces, hardware tesselation to enhance detail on uneven surfaces, and a better level of detail overall -- provided your computer is beefy enough. Check out the video below to see some comparison shots.
Rise of the Tomb Raider launches for PC on January 28, developed by Nixxes Software in partnership with Crystal Dynamics. The recently released Baba Yaga: The Temple of the Witch expansion will be ready for PC players to buy right away.
Wondering if your PC can run Rise of the Tomb Raider? You can see the PC requirements here.
For more on Rise of the Tomb Raider, check out GameSpot's review.