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Submitted by philiwaniuk 401d ago | news

Driveclub dev “aiming for 60 frames per second” but “happy with 30″

Speaking exclusively to OPM UK, Driveclub‘s art director Alex Perkins describes the push and pull between the devs at Evolution Studios to keep the game’s frame rate at 60 while also throwing in as many next-gen graphical effects as possible. 1080p 60 isn’t a given, he explains. (Driveclub, PS4)

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The_Infected  +   401d ago
I love the detail but i don't know if its more important than 60fps. Racing games need to be really smooth to feel right IMO.
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guitarded77  +   401d ago
Yeah, 60fps 1080p should be the standard for next gen. I understand this is just the beginning of next-gen, but they need to set the standard from day 1.
papashango  +   401d ago
happy with 30?

ew...scratch that one off my ps4 list
SuperLupe  +   401d ago
"happy with 30"

Sounds kind of lazy to me.
Tvensky  +   401d ago
the best part is that they still can make it 60 FPS, if they want to spend some time to optimize.. if not then Drive Club 2 at least must have 60 FPS..

will see what effects they will have, it seems all who plays online will have this game :) , I will try it for sure!

But next time optimize it for full 1080p and 60 FPS.. it is really a must for next gen..
Muffins1223  +   401d ago
Ugh...games like watch dogs and a few other AAA games wont run at 60fps...i see 1080p as a standard....if you really want 60fps for next gen games just go with pc route
LOL_WUT  +   401d ago
Here's hoping they achieve that goal ;)
ginsunuva  +   401d ago
Most PC's can't even do 1080-60fps with most games.

Next gen we'll see most games either 1080/30fps or 720/60fps
guitarded77  +   401d ago
@ ginsunuva

PC's resources are under much more strain between the OS and other apps. Consoles are optimized for allocating more available resources to running a game. Driveclub is also a PS4 exclusive, so it should be even more optimized to run on the platform. I'm still looking forward to it, but think Evolution can do better than 30fps. Consider it a challenge if you will.
starchild  +   401d ago
You guys don't realize how much hardware performance it takes to go from 30fps to 60fps. It takes twice as much power to pump out twice as many frames.

Do you want all games to look half as good as they otherwise could? Because that is what you are asking for.

The fact is, on fixed hardware platforms developes are almost always going to prefer to use that power for more detailed graphics, better physics, better AI, more destructibility and other core game elements, rather than cut all of that in half and shoot for 60fps instead.
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dantesparda  +   400d ago
I prefer prettier graphics and more realistic effects, a rock solid 30fps is fine in my book. Devs should show us the difference, so people can see
GribbleGrunger  +   400d ago
"Grrrrrrr ... We don't want next gen graphics, physics, and AI! We want 60fps!" And of course as everyone knows, games NEVER get any better than the launch titles.

Time has teeth people, so I wouldn't put your ass on display for too long.
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Ausbo  +   400d ago
Sounds lazy to me too. Turn 10 is able to do 1080 60fps and great visuals on inferior hardware.

60fps aren't essential in all games, but its really nice in racing games.
ShinMaster  +   400d ago
DriveClub is pushing better lighting than games like Forza. It's more dynamic.
Everything in Forza is baked in.

It's about having consistent frame rate. Need for Speed games have been 30fps. Games like Uncharted are buttery smooth and they're 30fps.
RememberThe357  +   400d ago
I agree, if I'm gonna drop 400 bones on a new console I want my racing games to be at 60 frames. I want my shooters at 60 frames. This is supposed to be next gen and the more I hear about it the more it seems like bull****.

I really want to see people stop being fanboys and hold these developers to a standard. I'm speaking generally so don't give me that "so if I don't agree with you I'm a fanboy?" bull****.

30 frams is cool for an arcade racer (e.g. Needs for Speed), but not for what they're trying to achieve. If this game isn't 60 frames I'm passin on that bull****.
pixelsword  +   400d ago
They can do it: they just have to remember that first impressions set the tone for next round of games.

I would accept 30fps on the next-gen motorstorm if the graphical effects and bells and whistles justify it, though.
strifeblade  +   400d ago
yeah i agree with you- glad msoft set the standard with forza 5
EZMickey  +   400d ago
Before I was very serious into racing games, I used to play a lot of PGR. Thereafter, playing tons Forza and GT, PGR was hard to go back to. It honestly felt uncomfortable to watch.

However, its also worth considering who Driveclub is marketing itself to. 60 FPS isn't such a big deal for the players who are just there to enjoy the essence of it. In the same way that someone who might play Call of Duty or Street Fighter on a casual buzz, may not notice a lower frame rate as much because they're not playing it as seriously and therefore not pushing their abilities as much.
Ju  +   400d ago
Rock solid 30fps (with a bit of head room) to enabled advanced visuals (like HDR lighting and physics) any day over BS fanboy "bu...bu...but is it 60fps" ?

Go play RidgeRacer. Is that what we want?

I think 30fps have a bad after taste because of current gen. But what you fail to understand is, that these PS3 games top at 30fps - and dip below quite often. That's not the case with next gen (watch DF analysis. No frame drop what so ever).
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Timesplitter14  +   401d ago
Yeah, I'd take 60fps over better graphics any day, and for any game genre too. 60fps just makes everything so much better.

Whoever came up with "hurr the human eye can't notice the difference between 30 and 60 fps" is a damn liar.
Kanzes  +   401d ago
Not every games though. I watch MGS5 trailer at 60fps and I really don't like it, it's too fast for a cinematic games like that.

But it's true, for racing and shooter genre, 60fps is much better, and I'm sure it would be a standard framerate in the next-gen.
Salooh  +   401d ago
True and i want what you guys say but to be honest and i'm not defending , i never cared about 30/60fps , or bugs ..etc

I even never noticed screen tearing in games until i saw people talking about it and i still don't care. Another example is GT5 smoke , i really don't see why people making these things a big deal , all it matter is the gameplay in gt5. Maybe i'm a person who see the best from games before looking at the bad , that's how i enjoy most of the games..

But im 100% with polished and smooth games :D
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ziggurcat  +   401d ago
60fps is really only necessary for certain types of games. for example, you don't need 60fps for a side scrolling platformer...

and for the record, i'd take better graphics over 60fps.
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AngelicIceDiamond  +   401d ago
@Timeslpitter

"Yeah, I'd take 60fps over better graphics any day, and for any game genre too. 60fps just makes everything so much better."

I super apologize for going offtopic and I'm certainly not trying to start something, but isn't Titanfall aiming for 60 FPS? But yet allot of people complain about how the graphics aren't next gen.

So Performance and gameplay is what matters at the end?
The_Troll_Whisperer  +   400d ago
@Angelic

Titanfall was played on a PC, have you read the this article:

http://www.playstationlifes...

It makes common sense that if PS4 cannot meet demand for 1080p and 60fps, how can an inferior console do it? Hmmm....
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Mkai28  +   400d ago
And this is why more people play COD more then Halo, and killzone. Though both these games have better graphics, gamers can't deny that 60fps has a more realistic feel. You can perform better at these framerates, whereas you go back to Halo, or KZ. It seems unbareable to play sometimes.

Racing games are no different.
RememberThe357  +   400d ago
I gotta agree with Kanzes, not ALL games need 60 frames, but the more precise ones need it. Cinematic games (e.g. MGS, Uncharted, God of War) though, I agree are actually better off without it.
Ju  +   400d ago
60fps doesn't have a more "realistic" feel. Quite the opposite. It's arcade titles (!=realistic) which run mostly 60fps. Those titles which depend on ms of response time more than physics accurate calculations and animations. Games like CoD or fighting games. Because if you are slow you are dead. Even though these games take shortcuts everywhere to achieve this.

Games don't need to be realistic. I prefer them, though. But a majority doesn't obviously. But that's why I play KZ over CoD.
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LaChance  +   401d ago
Why dont just do like Forza 5 and go 1080p + 60 fps with superior detail and graphics all around ??
imt558  +   401d ago
Which superior details???
LaChance  +   401d ago
The ones that are missing from Driveclub.

A little youtube search of both games will show you what I mean by superior graphics and detail all around.

What the heck are the actually using that GDDR5 for ?
iamnsuperman  +   401d ago
Because it is F2P and Forza is a full retail game. There is going to be differences in performance. I would be crazy to have a quality game like Forza free to play
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Kanzes  +   401d ago
^It's a PS plus edition, this edition is free but you can buy more cars and tracks if you want. But there will be a full version/retail version available later.
ziggurcat  +   401d ago
@ lachance:

"A little youtube search of both games will show you what I mean by superior graphics and detail all around.

What the heck are the actually using that GDDR5 for ?"

depending on how early those videos are... what we saw in february was when the system only was supposed to have 4GB of RAM.

nice try, though.
magimech4k  +   401d ago
What, all those superior details like reflection pop-in, half-framerate shadows, pre-baked lighting and classic skybox? If you know what to look for, it is actually quite disappointing how much Forza 5 is still faking in the traditional way, not very next gen at all. Also, unless you're actually stood there and played both side-by-side, beware comparing direct HD feeds of Forza with off-screen recordings of Driveclub.
wishingW3L  +   401d ago
I never agree with LaChane but this time he's right. Forza 5 looks so much better graphically that you would think Driveclub is a last-gen game....

http://www.youtube.com/watc...

There are some glitches here and there but obviously, the game's not finished.
sarcastoid  +   401d ago
Forza can be 60fps because it's not open world. When you confine racers to tracks it's easier to pull off 60fps. Look at Forza Horizon... open world and guess what? 30fps.
theWB27  +   401d ago
@magime4k
Forza 5 doesn't look next gen at all? You're trying too hard. There hasn't been a single person who has said Forza doesn't look next gen.

http://www.youtube.com/watc...

I just don't understand how that doesn't look next gen. Turn 10 is working up until the launch
to improve on things too...hhhmm.

@misterzadir
Driveclub isn't open world either...
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magimech4k  +   401d ago
@theWB27

Why are you linking to a video of bullshit mode? Link to a video of it driving. One of the E3 ones will do. Then we can talk about the baked lighting, poor shadows and pop-in.
devwan  +   401d ago
lol lachance, "go look at youtube" - youtube is 30fps, it's not going to "prove" anything.
Whats_Up   400d ago | Spam
I dont think Forza % looks next gen at all! no wonder its 60fps, no thanks
tuglu_pati  +   400d ago
@ziggurcat

"depending on how early those videos are... what we saw in february was when the system only was supposed to have 4GB of RAM."

And how much ram do you think Forza 5 is using?

nice try, though.

@devwan

Go to gamersyde.com

On topic,

"The game engine not only models these minute factors, but models them in incredible detail, and that puts strain on even the mighty PS4, Perkins continues: “So while we are aiming for sixty, there is always the chance that we’ll never quite reach there.”

the game is supposed to be an open highly detailed world, so I guess they are sacrificing FPS by having better graphics.
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PFFT  +   400d ago
I have no clue what all you Sony working girls are talking about. FORZA 5 looks amazing. DC looks great as well im more than sure come retail DC will be running at 60FPS.
Ju  +   400d ago
Forza fans are really delusional.

DC: https://www.youtube.com/wat...

Pay attention to the pavement (e.g. @ 0:12)
Damage (e.g @ 0:56)
Global Illumination (~3:30)
Deforming Barrierss (@3:45, 4:37)

And ignore the driver. He sucks.

None of that is in Forza. The damage you see in Forza are cues after the race, but not during.
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AngelicIceDiamond  +   401d ago
They're satisfied with 30, but there goal is to hit 60. So expect 60 when it comes launch.
Mkai28  +   400d ago
You know, why not give an option like Bioshock does. If you want 60fps with screen tearing give it to them
Faztkiller  +   401d ago
30FPS is fine for me as long as it is solid I'd rather have prettier visuals. CoD is 60FPS but id take BF3 over it any day. I've played most newer games on my pc at 60+fps and imo its not a big deal.
Faztkiller  +   400d ago
another thing the motorstorm games where 30fps and they all played well no noticeable judder
miDnIghtEr20C_SfF  +   400d ago
So you'll take graphics over controls.

I'll take controls/gameplay all day over graphics.
Faztkiller  +   400d ago
I had no trouble playing motorstorm controls at 30fps motorstorm imo is better than any 60fps racer I have played. If they hit 60fps great if not its no big deal to me And yes I would prefer better graphics as long as the fps doesn't drop below 30
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bumnut  +   401d ago
It will feel smooth as long as it does not drop below 30
irepbtown  +   400d ago
Exactly, solid 30fps (no less) with the graphics we've seen is perfectly fine.
Mkai28  +   400d ago
People talk about how Forza 5 looks last gen ( for whatever reason) but when you see it run at 60fps. It becomes the best thing you ever seen. When capcom took over MotoGp from THQ/ Climax, the game ran from a smooth 60 frames to 30.. It was not pretty because they still had slow up at 30.. A 2007 bike game felt better then a 2008/09/10 motoGp game.
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sync90  +   400d ago
Forza 5 the best thing we've ever seen!?! ha not even close, the cars look great but the tracks look garbage.

they may be happy with 30fps, but iim not. a next gen racer shouldnt be anything but 60fps.
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theshonen8899  +   400d ago
Do you guys realize that films are shot in 24 frames per second? This 60 fps crap is what Call of Duty has been shoveling into peoples mouths as the buzz word for quality. It's BS.
papashango  +   400d ago
I agree with you in that CoD has been shoving it down people's throat.

though the fact remains.

higher fps = more fluid gameplay. It has nothing to do with graphics so its not the high graphics crowd that are demanding it here. FPS purely affects gameplay so it should be in your best interest to give developers an ear full no matter what console camp you're from.
irepbtown  +   400d ago
papashango

You must sacrifice something to better something else. Look at Watchdogs, 1080p but 30fps. I can see later in the PS4 life 1080/60 being the norm. But as of now (and most likely launch), it will be one or the other.
CRAIG667  +   400d ago
I can live with 30fps, the game looks beautiful, and as far as I can tell it's not aiming straight at the sim market, so for a more arcade feel I think 30fps is fine...
Chaostar  +   401d ago
I'd say most of the people who would opt to buy the game at launch will be looking for 60fps. It's important (apparently) and it's doubly important when the game everyone is going to compare this to is running at 60, although without those cool dynamic time/weather features.

Note to Col Rodgers: Don't take game mechanic tips from your artists :)
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iamnsuperman  +   401d ago
"I'd say most of the people who would opt to buy the game at launch"

I thought it was going free to play with PSN+ but you can buy extra cars and tracks if you want. So does it really matter that much. I mean it isn't like we are really paying for it. This game looks okay but its going to be free with the PSN+ so I can't really complain I wasted my money. It would be my own fault if I spend extra money on it

http://www.digitalspy.co.uk...
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Chaostar  +   401d ago
Yeah you're right guess I should have said people who are interested in the game or something.

You just know there's going to be numerous comparison articles though and it would definitely make a good bullet point.
Colzer01  +   401d ago
Even Killer Instinct which goes by the same model business, is 1080p 60fps, F2P it's no an excuse to make a less good game.
iamnsuperman  +   401d ago
@Colzer01

True about KI but you are also only limited to one free character with KI so you have to pay something to get more than one character. Both have disadvantages so I wouldn't hold KI as the poster boy
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Thegamer41  +   401d ago
@Colzer01
Shows how much you know about how this all works. If a 2D fighting game is not 60FPS then something is wrong, I mean what is there to process other than the 2 fighters and a static background?
dantesparda  +   400d ago
30fps prettier graphics and effects over 60fps and inferior graphics and inferior/less effects anyday. 30 rock solid frames (especially with motion blur) are fine.

Half you idiots just think because 60 is double 30 that it must be better. But you go 60fps on any games, then you will be cutting your quality down in almost half. Imagine if this gens games all ran at 60fps, then they would even look as good as they do now. (and they aint looking that good)
Thomper  +   400d ago
@thegamer41

No, it actually shows how little you know about how things work..

KI is not a 2D game, and it does not have static backgrounds.

I think the popular term for KI's style is 2.5D. It is 2d in Style, but the models rendered in 3d, as are the sets.
Thegamer41  +   399d ago
@Thomper

Fact is, you are still fighting in 2D, when you move up or down its just a technique to make these games feel 3D hence the 2.5D term.
And yes the characters are modeled in 3D, I did not say they are not, but when fighting you are still in the 2D perspective.

I agree that the background is not literally static (minor movements), but you still cannot interact with it.

As for my original post, I was pointing out that games in this genre are not hard to make in 60fps. Name me one fighting game that runs below 60fps on any console.
Minato-Namikaze  +   401d ago
More important than anything i want the game to be good, I really dont get this obessession with 60 fps. I've played games running no more than 18-20 fps and loved it and played games 60fps and hated it. In an ideal world we could have evverything, but if push comes to shove i'd rather have an immersive world than 60fps.
ILive  +   401d ago
I really don't understand either. I can understand people who normally game on pc and that is what they are used to. But for most console gamers, it really doesnt matter. Grand theft auto will run in 30fps . Will that stop people from enjoying it? Metal gear solid 2 ran in 60fps. Would it have deterred your enjoyment if it ran at anything less?
glopez  +   400d ago
People are complaining about the 30fps because the ps4 is suppose to be a super computer with 8 gb ram. With all that supposed power 60fps shouldnt be hard at all. Drive club and sony really have no excuse. They have all the power they need and then some according to the ng4 community. Its not like its a multi plat, its an exclusive for crying out loud!
wishingW3L  +   401d ago
the game looks uglier than GT6 and they can't even reach 60 frames? WTF!?
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DragonKnight  +   401d ago
I don't know where to begin with this comment.
Heisenburger  +   401d ago
Come on man...

Games aren't as easy to make as that sandwich you made earlier.

They are aiming for sixty frames.

You have to know the pressure of not only being a launch title for a new console, but HAVING to be a launch title.

They have a deadline that is seriously looming.

I'm sure they are just covering their bases in case they are unable to reach their goal.

And since when is it an insult to "look worse" than Gran Turismo?
Kanzes  +   401d ago
It seems both Forza5 and Driveclub got its own flaw to be a launch title racing-game for each console.

I agree that both developers are under the pressure to being a launch title. While Forza 5 forced us to download part of the game, DC is at risk to get a half fps lower than their standard. But I'm sure they'll get what they aiming for.
elhebbo16  +   401d ago
are you kidding me? GT6 might have its physics for it but you must be fucking blind to say it looks better than Driveclub.
ILive  +   401d ago
I was thinking the same thing. I think driveclub looks better.
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glenn1979  +   401d ago
that's why im going with xbox1 and forza 5
WeAreLegion  +   401d ago
You're going with Xbox One and Forza 5 because you like Forza. I'm going with a PlayStation 4 and Driveclub because I like video games.
LaChance  +   401d ago
Yeah videogames like Knack and stuff and this 30fps racer that hardly looks next gen.

I'll be going with the 60fps/1080p Forza 5 plus Dead Rising 3, Killer Instinct and Ryse for instance.

To each his own I guess. At least you dont get to pay for online unlike us Xbox folks.

edit: oh wait !
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DeletedAcc  +   401d ago
Weeeeeell said
Caffo01  +   401d ago
@LaChance

come to tell me that when ps4 will be superior in both multiplatforms and exclusives, no longer than a year from now.
Kennytaur  +   401d ago
If you have to use Ryse as an example for a promising game, your argument is flawed. Where's the gameplay?

Second Son and The Order,now that's exclusives.
ziggurcat  +   401d ago
@ lachance:

i guess i can just watch netflix (a service i already pay a monthly fee for) without paying for XBL gold...

edit: oh wait !
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SuperLupe  +   401d ago
Wrong post.
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Cuzzo63  +   401d ago
Man you fantards are ridiculous. My question is, wats wrong with knack. Its called diversity. It may not be for you but someone else might love it. DriveClub is a F2P game. Not even up to GT stanfards. I like some of the games for Xb1... Well only Titanfall. Im a KI junkie also. But when its all said and done..... Its still the inferior system... Dead Rising, ummmm I will pass on that lol. To each his own I guess
christocolus  +   400d ago
@wearelegion

Because he likes forza? He is not a gamer?Your statement is sooo off point. I mean both forza and Drive club are games so in other words you guys are both buying your consoles of choice cos you like games. lachance you,v got a crazy sense of humor lol but be careful the guys here carry pitch forks and torches they seem to constantly be on the hunt for the big green ogre called xbox one.lmao
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Thomper  +   400d ago
That was obnoxious!

Turn 10 are masters at their art and Forza is widely regarded as the best racing series ever conceived.

You truly have to be a fanboy not to admit that it looks fantastic, and will likely play even better.

People who buy xbox1 like videogames too. It's arguable that they like them more than you do, as they are prepared to pay more for it.

(Bring on the disagrees)
sync90  +   400d ago
No reason for you to be here then, is there?
Broburger  +   401d ago
I won't be happy with 30
mcstorm  +   401d ago
If done right a none sim game can run and look good at 30fps. Look at Forza Horizon for this example.
Looking forward to playing this game when I grab a PS4 in 12 months.
KUV1977  +   401d ago
I'm actually pretty ok with 30fps if they are rock-solid. I prefer the better graphics to the additional 30fps, although i still son'T understand why we don't have something inbetween... like 48fps (24x2).. or why we can'T just poll the controller twice per single frame rendered...
starchild  +   400d ago
The reason why a framrate between 30 and 60fps won't work is because it has to sync with refresh rate of the display.

For a 60hz display, games need to be at either 30fps or 60fps otherwise you will get judder due to the uneven frame delivery intervals.
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KUV1977  +   400d ago
I understand that, but seriously which TV today only makes 60Hz. Most do 240Hz or even more, and they usually support a multiple of 24, so 48 Frames really shouldn't be much of a problem. and if you have an old-ass-TV then the game runs at 30fps. Shouldn't be too hard to do. Lots of European tvs support a multiple of 50, so 50 would also be an option.
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badkolo  +   401d ago
and forza horizon on 360 looks better then driveclub for the ps4
portal_2  +   401d ago
But it doesn't look like Cars: The Game though.
Dude Dutch  +   401d ago
You must be from the future then seeing the finished Driveclub game. Or you sir must be a seer.......
ebreda  +   401d ago
Looking good is the easy part, since they're trading performance for graphic detail. The problem with 30 fps in a racing game is that you have to turn up the blur knob to make up for the jerky refresh rate.
cunnilumpkin  +   401d ago
I DO NOT like playing a racing game at anything below 60, this is disappointing
bjmartynhak  +   401d ago
Well, I can't tell really the difference, but it seems really important for people.

Therefore, they shouldn't "aim", they should just do it at 60fps to avoid people complaining.
lcsapo  +   401d ago
So tell me what's the point for the 60fps? You have to render the scene twice as much which draws away resources from AI, physics, graph... but correct me if I'm wrong. I don't think devs ever really gonna sacrifice the power on the altair of the fps. I think this is the same issue as with the 3D option. That is never gonna work either. On the other hand my TV switch automatically to 24p with Blurays, and for me anything above 30 looks unreal. With 60fps I get this same old PC feeling... and I don't like it any more. But this is only my opinion...
Thomper  +   400d ago
60fps has it's place and for fighting games it is pretty much essential. The more frames the tighter the game.
lcsapo  +   400d ago
You are right but still, wouldn't you see 10 more threes, better AA, physics (imagine wind in a racing sim), better textures and so on instead of 60fps? On a PC i don't mind as you have unlimited power (even without the cloud, but within your wallet range) , but on consoles there is you the box and your coding skills. At the end only the experience which you will remember of.
josephayal  +   401d ago
I hope DriveClub is brutal like MotorStorm , I think all racing sims are boring.. Terribly Boring
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NaAsAr  +   401d ago
60FPS please.

thanks evolution. :)
MiasmaDodo  +   401d ago
gotta be honest here.

paid off a PS4.
this is kind of a let down on the power of PS4.
A 60 FPS racing game (Drive Club) should be easy on Next Gen.

maybe I am expecting too much?
sarcastoid  +   401d ago
60fps on an open world racer is very different than, say, a forza or GT game. (note that forza horizon ran at 30fps since it was open world). Theres a LOT more going on and it's not confined to a track. And it's not a matter of power, it's a matter of do you want this open world racer to look jaw dropping at 30fps or do you want it to look really good at 60. Simple as that.
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sandman224  +   401d ago
Im confused. They want it to look visually apealing but from what I've been reading about forza 5 and drive club. Forza looks better and runs at 60 frames. So why can't they do both on drive club?
magimech4k  +   401d ago
Forza has a lot of pre-baked stuff in there that Driveclub simulates at runtime so there is a full day and night cycle which you can see the shadows getting longer in the driveclub demos as the race goes on, while Forza still doesn't have night mode.
portal_2  +   401d ago
The weather system too is present in Driveclub but absent in Forza.
Destrania  +   401d ago
I have a feeling this will hit a smooth 60fps by launch without sacrificing quality in any way.
Dobgamers  +   401d ago
Yeah, you're right, look at Forza 5 it has WAY superior graphics and it's running at 60 fps!
portal_2  +   401d ago
Pre-baked lighting, no day/night cycle, no dynamic weather and the trademark blur filter.
Destrania  +   401d ago
Considering 'next-gen' (if you can even call it that) Forza looks far worse than GT6, no.
Destrania  +   400d ago
Forza looks plastic and fake and isn't bringing anything new to the table (especially for a next-gen title) with its 5th installment, while DriveClub actually looks real and is truly bringing a next-gen experience along with it. Wash+Rinse+Repeat=M$. Xbots are so deluded it's absurd
WeAreLegion  +   401d ago
It's Evolution. I'm not worried.
Holeran  +   401d ago
Sounds like they need to get to work and get it to 60. It is a racing game for crying out loud. Conpromise if you must in this early game for PS4 but i'm sure given time they would of never needed to compromise.
Tultras  +   401d ago
Racing games don't need to be 60fps, SHOOTERS should be 60fps if anything but even they're fine at 30fps. I find it hard to believe someone can track anything above 40fps. Movies run at 24, btw.
dcj0524  +   401d ago
Depends on the game. I like hoemw in the metal gear solid series the frames are dropped intentionally. Adds dramatic effect. BIIIIG NO NO during gameplay but for cinematics its fine
M1chl  +   400d ago
Forza Horizon was locked no-tear 30 fps and it was a silky smooth, superb racing open-road game. If DriveClub is going to be "Horizon 2", than gimme it now! I can't wait for this game.

If Microsoft decide to make another Horizon I am gonna need a One too.

Love these types of games.
JohnCartenper  +   400d ago
We waited 8 years for the PS4 and most games won't be 60fps!
BS!
Actually I see the fps and even the resolution maybe(!!!) getting worse and worse through the years due to the higher graphics "demands" by the consumers i.e. in order to give 'em better polygonal models, shaders, textures they'll have to cut corners regarding fps/res.

BS.

I guess we need to wait another 8 years in order to experience what PC offers and has been offering for quite some time..
dcj0524  +   400d ago
Exactly. 1080P 60FPS should be standard. To be fair most dev kits had 3Gigs until march Then it was 7 but now they should be rushing to use the extra 4GB. Honestly.
STANK08  +   400d ago
So let me get this straight. PS4 has all this power ,8 gigs of GDDR5 ram. most powerful console ever conceived, and Drive Club will run at 30fps. LOL

Someone get Cerny on this quick! PS4 is powerful, How is this possible?
Tzunoy  +   400d ago
yeah lol run to daddy.
Tzunoy  +   400d ago
B...b...b...but ps4 has power.... why x1 60Hz.......long live Chuck Norris.
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gamingisnotacrime  +   400d ago
Its all wait and see. Not all developers have the know how to maximize console performance. Either that or the ps4 is not as mighty as advertised
slimeybrainboy  +   400d ago
try 48fps vs 60 fps I cant tell the difference http://frames-per-second.ap...

Why does it have to be 30 or 60 can't it be 40 45 50?
drsfinest72  +   400d ago
So let me get this straight. Most of Sony fanboys don't mind it and are ok with it. But if it said forza instead of driveclub they would bas it and shit? Am I right? Or am I right? Lol
RAF-TECH  +   400d ago
Cerny....
explain yourself!
gamingisnotacrime  +   400d ago
Well they know must ps4 owners will own the ps+ edition, so they just dont feel the rush to set the gold standard
LKHGFDSA  +   400d ago
I'm honestly very disappointed that 1080p 60FPS 3D isn't the standard for next gen.
You can almost question why there's a new gen at all.
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