The Runescape 3 update improved the game by changing to an HTML-5 based client that allowed an increased draw distance, improved textures and texture filters, and new graphical effects such as better lighting. Check out this closer look at at the game from MMOHut.
Other new features in Runescape 3:
- Improved weather effects
- Customisable interfaces
- Controller support
- Improved audio
- Player driven storyline
- New community website and leaderboards