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Does Battlefield 4 Look Better Than Call of Duty: Ghosts?

GamingBolt: ''DICE revealed Battlefield 4 at GDC 2013, debuting its new Frostbite 3 engine in the process, and Infinity Ward recently showed off the fruits of their labour with a “new” engine for the upcoming Call of Duty: Ghosts. The question was bound to come up sooner or later though: Which game looks better out of the two?

A YouTube user VidxHD took it upon himself to find out, and created a side-by-side comparison video of the two games, with Battlefield 4 on the left and Call of Duty: Ghosts on the right. Specific moments have been edited in such a way to showcase aspects of both games that can be compared, such as the facial animation and destruction. Check it out below.'' (Battlefield 4, Call of Duty: Ghosts, PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One)

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BadboyCivic  +   987d ago | Well said
Reverent  +   987d ago | Well said
Your disagrees are delusional. Face it people, Battlefield 4 does in fact look better than CoD: Ghosts. That is not an opinion. It is actually graphically superior. If CoD fanboys want to try to argue about which is more fun/entertaining, then by all means... But people need not fool themselves here.
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Hydrolex  +   987d ago
I'd say they both look good ! but

BF4 looks more realistic for some reason
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Gaming101  +   987d ago
The thing is, that CoD footage is all cut scenes, there's no actual gameplay. Whether it's being done with the in game engine or not remains to be seen, but that's probably the best the game is ever going to look. In game will be smooth, but it won't be as graphics intense as Battlefield 4.

Gamers won't care either way, they'll look for what is familiar and safe as they always do, and buy the next CoD like they always do. EA is just hoping its used game online pass BS being thrown out will help sales as they're going to need it with the high costs of next gen development. Those graphics aren't going to come cheap!
Campy da Camper  +   987d ago
Also, the bf footage was gameplay the cod was CGI. Jesus.
MRMagoo123  +   987d ago
LOL anyone saying that COD looks better is just blind wow
PeaSFor  +   987d ago
its a no contest, even bf3 on pc look better than cod:ghost
Kevin ButIer  +   986d ago
You kidding? dog hd next next gen graphs and killer fish AI make BF4 look so inferior...
Peppino7  +   986d ago
Battlefield 3 looks better than ghosts.
mmccarthy4  +   986d ago
bf3 looks better but I never liked the way the guns looked in bf3 hopefully look better in bf4
xxLuckyStrike  +   986d ago
There's a whole lotta foolin goin on round here
DARK WITNESS  +   986d ago
Why is this even up for debate ??
SolidStoner  +   986d ago
BF series have better physics also, big time!
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Blackdeath_663  +   987d ago
regardless of which looks better this is just too funny pause the video at 0:15 you can see the fake lighting there as well never laughed so hard before when i saw that pic.
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psyxon  +   987d ago
lmao wow.
cell989  +   986d ago
lazy development 101 COD style
irepbtown  +   986d ago
Haha, screw Logic... this is COD land.

Great find btw, never laughed to so much before.
Shaaunyb  +   986d ago
This has been out and about since the trailer got released, can't believe none of you saw it before.
GraveLord  +   987d ago
Graphically? Yes.

From a gameplay perspective COD will still be the #1 choice for most.
Pandamobile  +   987d ago
Which is something I still don't understand. I played the BLOPS2 free weekend last week, and could barely manage to play for an hour. The movement is so awkward and sluggish compared to what I'm used to in Battlefield 3. BF3's gameplay at its most basic level (movement and shooting) is just so much more fluid and satisfying.
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Salooh  +   987d ago
You both confused between facts and opinion.

Battlefield have better graphics and gameplay but which one you prefer is your decision. It's a taste matter. It's like comparing GT to forza , GT win as a sim however which one i prefer is a taste matter. You can't argue with facts but you can say i like call of duty art style and gameplay more then BF which is kool because that's your taste but don't deny the quality of BF gameplay.
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elhebbo16  +   987d ago
@Pandamobile yea its retard, the guy looks like hes runnin really fast since hes shaking the gun side to side, when in reallity he only walked 5 feet. the animation and gunplay in bf3 destroy all the other cods.
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Themba76  +   986d ago
well if cod version of gameplay involves calling out airstrikes i want no part of it i'm pretty damn good pilot i fly my own aircraft.
pandehz  +   986d ago
Um lol BF3 gameplay by far is the most fluid any fps can ever get till maybe BF4 comes out?
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DARK WITNESS  +   986d ago
@ Pandamobile

The crazy thing about that is the movement speed in blops2 is not consistent.

I have no idea how they have managed to do it, but it seems to be something related to the whole lag comp/anti-lag or whatever it is they did with the network code to mess it up so bad.

I have played games using the same class setup in every game with lithtweight etc and yet some games I move really fast while others I seem to be running in quick-sand. On the flip side I have seen opponents running so fast you can barely track them, yet when they kill you and you can see what perks they are running there is no lightweight, nothing...

Blops2 and cod in general has become one of the most inconsistent MP games I have ever played. People who don't play a lot of it would not really pick up on these issues as much. For some people they don't have any of these issues at all. It's all down to your connection (that is not to say you have a bad connection) or rather what they have done with the netcode in relation to your connection.

Anyway back on point. BF3 > ghost. BF4 no contest.
windblowsagain  +   987d ago
4 people need to goto specsavers.
merciless  +   987d ago
And by like a bazillion miles. It's almost as if Battlefield 4 is running on a new engine developed to harness next gen tech while cod is running on the same engine they've been using for over 10 years, merely tweaked to run on next gen tech...

Wait... a.... minute........

die_fiend  +   987d ago
Does BF4 look better than a game using an updated engine from 1999? (Yes, really)
Dannycr  +   987d ago
Battlefield 4 gameplay looks way better than COD: Ghosts CGI cutscenes. That's actually really funny and pathetic at the same time. I do like COD, i have fun with it, but I've felt really cheated with this last game. Doesn't feel next gen (unlike BF4).
HammadTheBeast  +   986d ago
Keep in mind it is running on a high end PC, but its safe to say even BF3 on medium looks better than Ghosts.
Dannycr  +   986d ago
Agreed. The only time when Ghost felt somewhat next-gen, was when they zoomed in on the models, but during the reveal trailer, it looked just slightly better than MW3, whilst BF4 looked gorgeous from start to finish with A TON of stuff happening. I know it was PC, but that should be the standard to be judged. I know the PS4 and Xbox One will be capable of running BF4 close to what was shown. BF3 is miles away better looking on PC, but BF3 is still gorgeous to look at in consoles.
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YourSavior  +   987d ago
Short and sweet... I like that.
SegataSanshiro  +   987d ago
Are you pooping me? Why is there even an article about this? You gotta be blind not to know which one is better! Call of duty of course! (lol jk guise)
GuyThatPlaysGames  +   987d ago
That's like saying is a Lamborghini faster than a Honda Civic?
Legion  +   986d ago
No because A Honda Civic can actually beat a Lamborghini in the right kind of street race.
ExCest  +   986d ago
Well, the two cars would have to be stock because a modded Civic can probably beat a stock Lamborghini (probably depending on which Lamborghini).
DanyBrown  +   986d ago
did you know lamborghini make tractors? im sure a honda civic can beat one of those
B-radical  +   986d ago
Battlefield 3 looks better then ghost bit ill admit cod does look a whole lot better now
showtimefolks  +   986d ago
Lol is this a real question lol

BF4 eats COD for breakfast and than has tea with halo only to have dinner with KZ
Legion  +   986d ago
Doesn't matter if they even both look the same. Battlefield games play better then CoD games... so that is enough for me.
S2Killinit  +   986d ago
yeah battlefield looks better in my opinion as well. The engine of COD is just too old now.
llMurcielagoll  +   986d ago
I wanted to say the same exact thing but you beat me to it!

Still never gets old,

DrJones  +   986d ago

I was expecting a "yes" comment and you delivered!
PhantomT1412  +   986d ago
Ghost looks like a current gen Call of Duty maxed out on PC, which is not ugly by any means but still is VERY underwhelming for next-gen graphics.
Irishguy95  +   987d ago
Battlefield 3 does(PC). Bad company 2 on PC does
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elhebbo16  +   987d ago
Hell even BF3 on console shits on the ghost cgi trailer.
YoungPlex  +   987d ago
This is all wrong! It doesn't matter if it looks better or not, the question should ALWAYS be does it play better! But hey, if all people care about is graphics then enjoy; I for one could care less about graphics so long as the gameplay is topnotch. Don't get me wrong graphics are nice but I feel that gameplay has always been the core of what makes gaming great. I would rather a developer focus on more realistic physics instead of graphics because gameplay usually benefits from realistic physics. We're at a point where graphics already look superb so why not focus more on physics and gameplay first and graphics second...?
KrystofKage  +   987d ago
Graphics is just one argument being made here. But if you wish to discuss what has better physics and gameplay, it's not even a competition. It's not just the destructible environment, but the little things that make BF superior(such as going into a building, and having gunshots sound hollow).

Call of Duty is just a new paint job every year, it hasn't done anything amazing in regards to gameplay since COD4.
allgamespc2012  +   987d ago
so what you are asyaing is that you are a COD fanboy right? your opinion doesnt matter if thats the case.
YoungPlex  +   987d ago
Please you got it all wrong! If anything I have always preferred Battlefield genius! I'm just sick of graphics being the high note when gameplay is ALWAYS better! Since you have clearly showed that your some type of fanboy your opinion becomes invalid to me!

I've always chose BF because of the realistic physics it's delivered nobody's arguing this. I think that most people that read my comment felt like I was defending COD in some way when I was just saying that, you now what? Never mind... This site has gone to Sh*t!
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Blakhaze999  +   987d ago
Im sure people care more about the gameplay. But since none of us played either game yet it dont hurt to compare visual quality based on what we see. I always thought Bf looked better but preferred COD gameplay. 60fps and the smooth controls makes a big difference in my opinion.
cell989  +   986d ago
yeah but Battlefield gameplay is way better than COD, until now I cant think of one single advantage COD has over BF3 besides zombies. Ive had Bf3 since it first came out and I still play it constantly till this very day, those $60 have paid off with countless hours of awesome VARIED gameplay. So my layers of gameplay compared to the generic COD where the AI does everything for you as long as you can acquire a killstreak.....
FrigidDARKNESS  +   987d ago
We havent seen actual in game graphics of COD Ghost.. I like the Frostbite 3 engines facial details.
Pandamobile  +   987d ago
"We havent seen actual in game graphics of COD Ghost"

Yes we have:

And it barely looks any better than previous installments.
PirateThom  +   987d ago
Someone pointed out a screenshot/video still earlier where it had sunlight coming from two different sources as well.
mmccarthy4  +   986d ago
double sun ftw!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!
pandehz  +   986d ago

Omg hahahahahaha
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DigitalRaptor  +   987d ago
Yep, we've seen it and it looks ridiculously current gen. Don't know why I'm expecting anything different from Activision tbh.

Jumping over cover, lean and peak and dynamic fish are all apparently next gen innovations according to these guys. It's ridiculous how stupid it all sounds.
nick309  +   987d ago
Ppl usually say crap about alot of games to save money. Cod has fun sp imo,i dont like mp much unless it is co op .
Koyes  +   987d ago
The singleplayer is fun. I borrowed MW2 and MW3 from a friend for the hell of it and it was quite fun.
Majin-vegeta  +   987d ago
Well thats enough internet for today.

Of course it is.
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v0rt3x  +   987d ago
lmao Infinity Ward said: "We all really knew we wanted to continue making Call of Duty".

Incorrect. Activision is running the show - not IW.

The only reason they are making more call of duty is because of the annual sale reports.

Activision is making sure of that.

And the only way stopping them from doing so is to stop buying CoD and not just rant about it on the internet
CroKiller  +   987d ago
How can anyone be so stupid and ask this kind of question? Does Battlefield 4 Look Better Than Call of Duty: Ghosts? O God, yes it is. Million times.
TEZ-RaViNlUnAtIk  +   987d ago
Of course it does, cod still looks shit!!!
Rusty515  +   987d ago
Stupid question. Of course...
bub16  +   987d ago
if they dont upgrade cod soon minecraft will have better graphics in its next update
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reko  +   987d ago
LightSamus  +   987d ago
Even as someone who prefers CoD to Battlefield still, it's stupid to deny that BF4 looks amazing compared to Ghosts.
mrmancs  +   987d ago
I was pretty quick to judge and mark down the next cod because it was shown at the xbone convention, but after having a proper look at the reveal and developer video in high def on youtube , it looks real nice actually , and the changing environments of multi player sounds pretty awesome.. May not be a first day buy on my ps4 but I will be checking it out.
CPTN MITCHELL  +   987d ago
Anything looks better than cod
e-p-ayeaH  +   987d ago
Battlefiled 4 definitly looks better here´s why:

-Improved character animations and texture detail
-Better particle and shaders effects
-The gameplay seems to be working quite nicely.

Even tough for those that might want fast agressive gameplay probably CoD:Ghosts will be better for that battlefiled gameplay wasnt really designed to be played in certain ways.
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Bellcross  +   987d ago
Is this even a question?
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Blakhaze999  +   987d ago
BF 4 wins.
I thought the trailer for COD Ghosts was done on current gen systems. I honestly dont see that much of a difference. Looking forward to e3 to see more footage. Im buying both games either way. Both bring different things to the table. I was hoping for a major upgrade in the graphical dept of COD tho since it hasnt improved much graphically since modern warfare (the first one).
droc1123  +   987d ago
did anybody else notice at 0:15 on the call of duty side, the sun is in the middle of the screen poking through the trees yet there seems to be sunlight glares coming from the left side of the doesn't make sense!!!
ninjagoat  +   987d ago
Did i just wake up in an alternate reality?. Is the earth finally ruled by Apes?. Nah didn't think so. N4G still not blocking idiots making Articles normal day.
CaptainYesterday  +   987d ago
Of course it does c'mon now, nothing against CoD but clearly Battlefield 4 is gorgeous because thats what DICE is good at making solid games that are gorgeous!
Npugz7  +   987d ago
jjb1981  +   987d ago
He'll yeah
mmccarthy4  +   986d ago
who's he?
jjb1981  +   986d ago
It's hillbilly-ish. Heal yea
MrStealYourGirl  +   987d ago
This is obviously a sarcastic question. In no way, shape, form, or fashion can this even be considered a serious question...

It's an absolute embarrassment to see anyone even hint at a comparison between bf4 and cod ghost graphics wise.

With this said, I have officially labeled this as obvious flamebait
demonddel  +   987d ago
If they COD Ghost 1st on the PS4 we wouldn't be having this discussion
PigPen  +   987d ago
Battlefield 4 looks better, but quess which one I'm buying.
Soldierone  +   987d ago
The sad part is, all of COD's visuals are pre rendered scenes. We hardly saw any gameplay, if any at all, and it still struggles to remotely compete for good visuals....

Meanwhile Killzone and BF4 are showing off actual gameplay and it looks miles better than the pre rendered COD scenes.
NarooN  +   987d ago
This question is almost insultingly rhetorical. Even Bad Company 2 on PC looks better than CoD Ghosts, which - it goes without saying - is a shame.
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