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Crysis 3 Xbox 360 vs. PC HD Screenshot Comparison

Check out a HD screenshot comparison between the Xbox 360 and PC versions of Crysis 3. (Crysis 3, PC, Xbox 360)

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chukamachine  +   987d ago | Well said
Wow that is a blur fest on the 360.
decrypt  +   987d ago
Comparison is pointless.

Console gamers.. Dont care about graphics. Its why they game on 6 year old hardware.


Bickering over pixie differences doesnt = caring about graphics.
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kevnb  +   987d ago
sure they do, look at what happens when 360 and ps3 games are compared. Or even when a new console comes out. Or better yet, when a new uncharted game comes out.
"Console gamers.. Dont care about graphics."

You have said that 11 times I think.

Console gamers care about graphics.

I think the 360 version of the character is drunk. Everything is so blurry!
Alan wake is the same.

540p 30fps on 360 lol.
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Bimkoblerutso  +   987d ago
I think console gamers are just aware that "graphics" consist of more than simply the sum of a game's tech.
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ZeroX9876  +   987d ago
console gamers prefer buying a system and having support for it for more than 5 years without having to buy new hardware at a not too high price.

PC Gamers prefers buying a system with high specs to run their games to the max and are ready to pay a bit more for a whole different experience of gaming.

Console gamers just prefer getting the more bang for their bucks (console-related), hence why the comparison between 360 and PS3. Or they're simply just fanboys
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inveni0  +   986d ago
This comparison is bull crap. The PC has been sharpened, the 360 blurred. It's quite obvious.
showtimefolks  +   986d ago | Well said

we care about graphics but we are not dicks about it like some of you pc gamers. PC is better than console there i said it, i am a console gamer only.

its like every article pc gamers have to come and tell us how awesome pc games are, yeh we get it but do you get the MS,Sony,Nintendo exclusives? do you get a lot of games from RS day one at launch?

do you have DRM?
Do you have Piracy issues?

Isn't PC's piracy the real reason we have online passes?

we care about graphics but with our games to e God of war looks stunning, to me the snow in Uncharted 2 looks stunning, to me halo 4 looks stunning

go ahead tell me how great those games would look on PC, But guess what we have em on console while y'all don't so you win some and you loose some

can't wait to Buy ps4,xbox720 while you buy a new PC or keep upgrading it every 2 years, yet my 7 years old console keeps delivering stunning games

its not about the tools but how you use it lol
BitbyDeath  +   986d ago
Gameplay should always come first over graphics.
If you're only into graphics then you really shouldn't be playing games.
juandren  +   986d ago
If you care about graphics and not about gameplay why do you even game? Just step outside. The world has amazing graphics. I can send you some photos of the environment and REAL LIFE PEOPLE if you want?
NewZealander  +   986d ago
i couldn't care less about the graphic difference, lets face it theres no point, we all know the current gen has got old.

for me as a console gamer anything released now is just filler until the next gen consoles arrive, thats when ill care about graphics again.
Nafon  +   986d ago
There is a reason you only have one bubble. go sit in the corner.
AO1JMM  +   986d ago
All of you fed this troll.
knowyourstuff  +   986d ago
It isn't that console gamers don't care about graphics, it's that they want to get the best graphics that they possibly can given their financial means. If you can't afford a 1000 dollar PC to get Crysis 3 running on max settings, labelling that person as someone who doesn't care about graphics isn't exactly fair, nor smart. It's like labelling starving people in Africa as "people who don't care about food".
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mynameisEvil  +   986d ago

Long story short: I don't hate consoles. But they do represent some very old hardware and they constantly show the limitations of such old hardware. Don't get me wrong, some of the games on the systems are fantastic, but it's stupid to pretend as though they're just as good as PCs. The thing with PCs is that they are constantly evolving. The thing with consoles is that it's just not their nature to evolve. It's for THAT reason that PCs are better gaming systems.

Before people mark this as trolling and hating on consoles, keep in mind that it was a comment explaining what is mostly wrong with console gamers and some of their inane arguments rather than the consoles themselves.

PS. My comment was too large to post. But none of your arguments are either factually incorrect (concerning DRM and PC piracy causing online passes, since Uncharted 3 and Resistance 3 had them) or your statements cross over to consoles, too (console piracy is incredibly rampant, the least so in PS3).
d3nworth1  +   986d ago
True console gamers dont care about graphics. I game on both PC and Ps3 but mostly the Ps3. Not because i dont care for graphics but because it more convenient. Plus I know every game that comes out for it will run. No need to worry about system specs. At the end of the day its the same game. I dont see the point of nagging over pixels.
Ezz2013  +   987d ago
the xbox version look like a ps2 game when you put it aganist the pc version ...
even if you compare it to top 3rd party titles on consoles
it doesn't look good at all
as you said this is a "blur fest"
....what the hell crytek ?
crysis 3 look worse than crysis 2 on consoles ?!0_o?!

pc version for me
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angelsx  +   987d ago
Where is the promised DX11 graphics on consoles?
mr_kubrick  +   986d ago
I bet 1000 bucks u havent played it.
The MP on 360 looks way better then Crysis 2. I was quite surprised how crisp and sharp it was. AA looks good, Lighting is easily the best on Consoles.

But a Sony Guy with TLOU as an avatar....well, that explains everything....usual trolling....
GearSkiN  +   986d ago
looks like a ps2 games? sounds to me that u havent played game much, as you can see xbox360 from ps2 xbox1 era is a huge job. even for an old console. comparing it to pc the graphics is not as low as you make it out to be... and yes my whole house is a gamefest PC, anc console. so i know.
ExCest  +   986d ago

Those will not come until next-gen. Consoles barely run games on a DX9 equivalent.
Ezz2013  +   986d ago

wait what ?!! i said i'm going to buy pc version
did i say "teh ps3 version is teh best " ??!
i know both ps3/360 version will look and play the same
but i'm going with pc

.. how is that makes me a ps3 fanboy or a troll??!!
because i have different opinion than you ??

and this a multiplat game not xbox exclusives
and if you even look at my account you will see i own xbox

as it seems logic and commensense left N4G long ago

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mr_kubrick  +   986d ago
@ ezz

So u "know" they play the same and the final product looks like a ps2 compared to pc....again I ask you: DID YOU PLAY BOTH THE PC AND THE XBOX-DEMO????? I doubt it....but looking at you post history shows u cleary are a sony slave and you will NEVER every say anything good about the Xbox...
slaton24  +   986d ago
of course thats not what the image looks like the 360 is a little better than that...sure it has 2005 tech but its not that bad at all this is just somethinga pc user more than likely did.....go ahead pc gamers disagree i do not care
IAmLee  +   986d ago
probs require a few extra texture packs..
ATi_Elite  +   986d ago
WoW the Xbox360 version looks like utter GARBAGE! The player is either drunk or has cataracts cause it's so blurry and just imagine how crappy the PS3 version may look as multiplats usually are better on Xbox360.

.....and just think the PC version is not even running on MAX graphics so it will only get better and then a High texture mod will come out and COMPLETELY destroy Ultra settings.

Consolers don't care about graphics.........Cool Story Bro cause if that was true then Xbox and PS2 would still be the consoles of Today!

This comparison is just further proof that New consoles are LONG over due for updated GRAPHICS, Better A.I., and MMO capabilities!

so Yes it's more than Graphics cause console A.I. sucks and consoles need to be able to handle MMO's next Gen.

Also you consolers NEED games driven by Gamers like Eve Online, DayZ, Wasteland, etc. and current consoles can't handle this.
Orpheus  +   986d ago
I think the single player will look even better :-)
ThatGuy2  +   986d ago
Hell yeah,crysis has made a come back for pc players.Thank god its not a port like last one
charted  +   986d ago
Are people that thick in their head, that a 7 year old console is being compared to a updated pc?

If compared to a 7 year old pc hardware, then it would've broken down.

A more sensible comparison is console vs console.

Why does BF3 look great on a PC then on a console? Because people update their pc whereas console don't.

Some comparison are just retarded.
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AngelicIceDiamond  +   986d ago
Yeah it is a blur fest but what u expect its PC VS console. PC wins

It'll be interesting comparing next gen games to current PC though.

There's no real graphical difference just blurry on the 360 like looking through a semi foggy lense or something.
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Tsar4ever  +   986d ago
why no show on PS3 comparison? I tell you why. It looks even worst than what were seeing on the 360.
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indubitably  +   986d ago
I would be willing to bet it had at least a little to do with the capture technology used. Still entirely possible the blur is just to make up for a really low resolution possibly.
Baylex  +   986d ago
LOL that was funny ahah xD

But anyways, about the pc and the console... I bought my laptop over 2 years ago and still plays most of the games in high settings.. like Borderlands 2, DmC, Batman Arkham City, even Far Cry 3 I can play it with normal and some high settings with no problem.
And when I bought my laptop it wasn't a big laptop it was an avarage laptop.. and after 2 years is still running strong!! You don't need to have a FU*KING power rig to run most of the games... just a medium pc will max out like 80% of the games ;) that's why I din't by another xbox 360
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mcstorm  +   986d ago
@chukamachine I agree and looking at the pics I don't believe the graphics will look like this on the 360. If you look at the pictures in detail the full 360 picture is blurred out where you would expect the distance to be but not the gun and health items.

I don't expect the 360 version to look as good as the pc but I don't think the 360 version of the game will look like this web site has made it out to be.
1nsomniac  +   986d ago
What do you expect on a console that's coming up to be a decade old it's done amazingly well. Definitely on its last legs though.

The disapointing point out of this comparison is how little the PC has moved on :(
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RuleofOne343  +   987d ago
Still getting it on 360 , not becoming a jerk again or a self-centred tool on PC again such a sad thing to be .
raytraceme  +   987d ago
Getting it on pc. No annoying kids, dedicated servers, and next-gen graphics. What's self centered about playing on a pc??? Cost me $200 to get a great gpu to add to my pc. You don't need a lot of money to game on a pc ;)
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RuleofOne343  +   987d ago
Just tired of putting out cash so I can yap up my Rig & about how my system can do this & that. It's an endless cycle of my dad can beat up your dad mentality that got old for me.
so I just give it up & went to consoles where I just buy & go about my gaming time no concern or added expense.

@RuperttheBear when I gamed on PC .
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SlyFoxC  +   986d ago
$200.....thats really not that good of a GPU... just saying..
Sarcasm  +   986d ago
^$200 is a great gpu. Not everybody can afford $500 or $800+ monsters.

Although I admit I have a GTX 680 but got it for $400 last year. I don't ever see myself paying above that for any GPU ever. The last one I did was a GTX 580 for around $550 when it was first launched only for a couple years later for it to be worth $250.

So yeah, $200 for something like a GTX 660 or Radeon 7850 is Grrrrrrrrrrrrreat!
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kevnb  +   987d ago
because gaming on pc turns you into an asshole...
pr0digyZA  +   987d ago
Well apparently it does, it warps your mind and makes you become something else entirely, it's like you have no control over your own personality/s

Hes obviously just trolling, trying to make himself feel better.
TemplarDante  +   987d ago
^ well said
RuperttheBear  +   987d ago
'not becoming a jerk again'

When did you stop being one?
sourav93  +   987d ago
You've never owned a gaming PC. If you did, you wouldn't have said those words.
FlameBaitGod  +   987d ago
He just mad he doesn't have one.
Eldyraen  +   986d ago
@SlyFoxC: $200 can get you a respectable graphics card these days that stomps today's consoles and more than likely are on par or possibly better than next gen--especially if you pick them up when on sale. You don't "need" to spend the $500+ that some of us do.

It just depends on how much you're willing to spend and at what settings you want to play at. When it comes to PC its all about choices. I've known people that bought "weaker" cards that still max out most games just to play at lower resolution (especially useful if hooked to tv as not as close as a monitor anyways so difference isn't as pronounced).

Still, probably not near as strong as a high end card (unless used and good deal), but its all objective when it comes to PCs and their users anyways. It could still have been a great upgrade on what they had been using ;)
Qrphe  +   986d ago
So you'll get it on the 360 to avoid becoming a PC master race jerk?

If not you should've worked your sentence better pal.
Ve3tro  +   987d ago
Obviously the console versions don't look at good as the PC but those X360 shots are wrong.

Look at these pics attached which was taken from the 360 beta today.


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raytraceme  +   987d ago
xbox shots are correct. The webite is showing a True PC-Xbox comparson. They are showing the difference that you would see on a 1080p hdtv. The blurriness, lack of detail, etc... is how different the xbox version would look compared to the pc version on the same screen.
aawells07  +   987d ago
Completely agree and i knew that without looking at the screenshots you provided. I play on PC only and i know that the console versions will not look that bad.
ThatGuy2  +   986d ago
at 1080p they will....those screens where in 1080p
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landog  +   986d ago

ok now streach those images you posted to fill your 32" to 50" screen that you play your console games on and that is EXACTLY how bad it will look on console

your looking at the screen minimized i bet which is compressing the shit out of it and it will never look that crisp on an actual tv while playing

and even while compressed in the images you posted, you can see how very low res the trees, the brush, the cement, all looking like last gen, ancient, 8 year old textures becasue that is exactly what they are, everything on console looks 8 years old to me.

now imagine that screen you posted with 10x higher textures, lighting, shadows, anti aliasing and resolution and thats what it will look like on pc
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Ve3tro  +   986d ago
I know how low res the console versions are since I've taken my own pics in the X360's 1080p setting with my own hardware and yes they are blurry but this site has made them look even worse.

They look more blured and the contrast looks weak as shit. It's like they've purposely chosen the worse settings for X360 in regards to Reference Levels, HDMI Colorspace and thats if they even used HDMI.

Going by the pictures it looks more like Component was used and well Component isn't the best quality picture in todays world when you can use HDMI.
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Qrphe  +   986d ago
1080p is so 2007. Why not play at the glorious 2560x1600 resolution?????


Edit: lol at all those saying that graphics are "reaching bottlenecks" and graphics won't improve in general.
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steve30x  +   986d ago
Because a monitor that does that resolution is very expensive. I want a monitor that is 2560 x 1440 but the cheapest one is over 600 euro.
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ginsunuva  +   987d ago
Wow on pc I can like actually see something.
GearSkiN  +   986d ago
_LarZen_  +   987d ago
Having in mind how old the hardware in a X360 is I think it looks good on the console.

Personaly im gonna pick it up for PC as I have some really nice hardware in that. People can say gfx dont mather, and no it dont effect fun gameplay mechanics.

But it sure as heck make it more fun to look at.

EDIT: And to People who dissagre, grow up.
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Mozef  +   986d ago
couldn't agree more, playing Far Cry 3 in my PC with Ultra Setting in 1080p for sure make it fun.
Dlacy13g  +   987d ago
I think I would like to see a comparison of a 5yr old PC with tech that was good at that time and compare to the current gen consoles...not this is what this game looks like on todays cutting edge tech vs the consoles 6+yr old tech.
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aquamala  +   987d ago
if you can spend a couple hundred dollars on your current console to make all your games look better, would you not want to? but we don't have that option.

it's easy to put in a new $200 video card on a 5 year old PC, so I don't know why a PC gamer would just play on a 5 year old PC.
josephayal  +   987d ago
looks pretty much the same
inf3cted1  +   987d ago
Clean your glasses.
pr0digyZA  +   987d ago
? 360 shot (not 1080p)


There is definately a difference.
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coolmast3r  +   987d ago
Oh come on, why do we even have to compare? The HUGE difference of PC and console versions in terms of graphics WAS OBVIOUS B-E-F-O-R-E we even heard the announcement...
pr0digyZA  +   987d ago
Well it is an article that is comparing two versions, and I am helping someone who thinks its not obvious.
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sandman224  +   987d ago
Lets get a move on next gen consoles. I'm tired of seeing the full potential of current gen games looking piss poor in quality compared to PC.
coolmast3r  +   986d ago
This. Gameplay can be very fun on every generation of consoles but STUNNING visuals - only on the next one (considering all the current generation colsoles' power potential had already been achieved a while ago).
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hivycox  +   986d ago
doesn't look that much better
this only shows how pointless better graphics are nowadays...in my eyes the PC version is not that much better..
It just looks more crisp thats it...

Nex gen won'T have a big leap...more like a crisp leap
ExitToExisT  +   986d ago
The main 4 differences are (at every console game vs pc game)
The 1080p res instead of 720p
60 fps instead of 25-30.
Anti Aliasing
Higher resolution textures
horndog  +   986d ago
Why even bother? The latest in graphics card vs a 7 year old console. I have a gtx 560 ti that will run this game nicely in high settings and if this game is 3d compatible it makes it that much better on pc but back on topic why even bother comparing it to the 360. The 360 is a good console but should be compared with ps3 graphics of crysis 3.
yaz288  +   986d ago
crysis 2 graphics were ugly .. I don't why everybody like it.

I ve just recntly played far cry 3 .. crytec should really learn from that game.. it has the same gameplay as crysis 2 but its a fucking joy to play! while not so much in crysis 2
Tyre  +   986d ago
This is the MP dumbasses, The graphics of the MP are always less good than the SP...the SP will be way better and yes also on 360 & PS3. Anyways the graphics look very good on the 360...i'm very content with it. Gameplay is fun i'm having a blast. Stop bashing a made up dead horse losers.
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dani25pr  +   986d ago
had developed crysis 3 Wii or not have happened this hahaha
AlphaJunk  +   986d ago
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shoestring  +   986d ago
360 version among all the other platforms was the worst version for Crysis 2 also
jetlian  +   986d ago
lol no ps3 was bout 100k pixels short of 360
Kurt Russell  +   986d ago
It doesn't matter Crysis is an annoyingly over hyped average shooter with an almost dead MP already.
DevilishSix  +   986d ago
This article has one objective and that is flame bait. Good grief Crysis 2 didn't even look that bad two years ago on the 360 with a nice plasma TV.
DiRtY  +   986d ago
Now show me a complete PC for $199 that can run it (with mouse and keyboard).

Of course the game looks better on a $700 gaming PC than on a $199 console.

I want every PC fan to build a PC when the Xbox 3 launches for the exact same price as the Xbox 3 and we will do a comparison about 2 years later, which machine can handle the latest games.
annus  +   986d ago
My PC I bought before PS3 was released could run the original Crysis, and that looks a lot better than the 360 version of this, so I would say it's safe to say that it would look better if it were possible to play the PC version on DX9 or 10.

Also, almost everyone has a PC/laptop. The price between getting parts for a gaming computer or getting a console and a laptop aren't even that far off (would cost more at release for a laptop+console).
DiRtY  +   986d ago
long story short, you can't play it. Thx for proving me right.
annus  +   986d ago
My point wasn't the fact that I couldn't play it, it was that a PC built before the current generation of consoles can still produce better graphics than the consoles, but you have proven to me that you are probably a 12 year old by using a similar 'I know you are but what am I' style argument, so I will just leave alone.
southernbanana  +   986d ago
I am not sure if I trust these screen shots. Obviously the PC version will look better when compared to current consoles, but I find it hard to believe Crysis 3 will look worse than Crysis 2 on Xbox. I question if these screen captures portray what the game really looks like on the Xbox.
stubbed_out  +   986d ago
With you there Banana. PC will undoubtedly look better...according to these screens, you can't even read the hud.
NinjaSp33d  +   986d ago
Nice try FANboys but the 360 should NOT look that blurry
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Y_5150  +   986d ago
I know! If that is a true screenshot me gaming on consoles was a messed up blur!
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WetN00dle69  +   986d ago
In the end its still the same f'ing game. So who cares!
PersonMan  +   986d ago
I like this comment.

I'm honestly both a console gamer and PC gamer and I have some titles on both. You're playing the same freaking game and it's really not that much different. I'm interested in seeing better animations than better graphics. Crysis's animations have always been really stiff and unrealistic to me.
KontryBoy706  +   986d ago
360 has a CRAZY amount of FXAA on
QuantumWake  +   986d ago
It's not FXAA. I believe Crytek said they were using SMAA T2x. Crysis 3 is definitely being rendered in sub-HD resolution though.
AO1JMM  +   986d ago
Is this is fair anymore?
Plagasx  +   986d ago
It's like I'm wiping off a shit load of spit off of a window.
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PersonMan  +   986d ago
Yeah, and when you're sitting a few feet away from your TV, it will look fine. People need to get over the graphics war. Plus, if you stop to look around, you're gonna get killed anyway. In motion, the average person will think it looks fine.
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