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Submitted by DPAD Dave 365d ago | news

Need For Speed Rivals may look ‘a little’ better on one next-gen console than the other

Need For Speed Rivals will feature better graphics on one next-gen console than the other, Ghost Games’ executive producer Marcus Nilsson has told VideoGamer – but refused to clarify which. (Need For Speed: Rivals, PS4, Xbox One)

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DirtyPimp  +   365d ago | Well said
thats why i love GDDR5

@ the disagrees, '' i know now why you cry''
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Cam977  +   365d ago | Well said
Indeed, if there are differences this early imagine how the games will be a few years down the line!

Ps4!!
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abzdine  +   365d ago | Well said
PS4 baby! Superior version for 3rd party confirmed!
This should muzzle those fanboys for some time.

@Cam977: and imagine how that God of War or Uncharted on PS4 would look like! PS2 is back..

EDIT:

xbox fanboys: "bbb..bbut..the powah of daa clowwwd"
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sckipt  +   365d ago
imagine if they launched TLOU on PS4 with upgraded graphics and 60fps
Mystogan  +   365d ago
lol Funny how everyone is saying PS4 when it could be either of them.

Xbox One has DirectX 11.2, it could be that they used it to make it look better on X1. But we'll see when it launches.
BRAD-RIDGE  +   365d ago
it may actually be the xone. It has directX 11 and PS4 had 2GB limit cap on games being created before the PlayStation event in February.
kneon  +   365d ago | Intelligent
@Mystogan

And the PS4 has openGL, as does nearly every other non-windows graphics device on the planet. Direct X isn't better, it's just a different way of doing the same thing.
mewhy32  +   365d ago
Lol PS4 already ahead in multi console release graphics. Cant wait to start seeing the h2hs on the net.
DragonKnight  +   365d ago | Well said
There's always something isn't there. Whenever someone comes out and says the PS4 is the superior console, tech wise and thus graphic wise (for those that care about that kind of thing), there is always something Camp Xbox will bring up to say that that's not true. Even when AMD, the company that designed BOTH chipsets, says the PS4 is the superior console, it is a lie to Camp Xbox.

Power of the Cloud.
ESRAM
Direct X 11.2

What new reason will be invented tomorrow to help the sail down the river of denial?
pivotplease  +   365d ago
I'm sure other reasons will come about. Da Nile is a long river. Sorry... I had to.
ziggurcat  +   365d ago
@dragonknight:

You left out the hypervisor. Look at comment #1.11...
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HardcoreGamer21  +   365d ago
@sckipt if they launched TLOU on PS4 with upgraded graphics and 60fps we shold be able too upgrade for 10$.
ziggurcat  +   365d ago
@hardcorgamer21:

EDIT: NVM... Misread the article I just posted :(
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tokugawa  +   365d ago
Interesting. It has been widely accepted since february that the ps4 was more more powerful.

Yet this guy says that they were surprised by the power that they found in the previously thought weaker console... Strange
mcstorm  +   365d ago
Wow this site is getting worse. Who really gives a crap who dad is the biggest. Get the console that has the most games you want as there is really not that big of a difference in how 3rd party games look when your playing them in fact unless you play them side by side you will not notice. I think its funny how gaming has become like a sport on whos has more power ect. Its should be something we enjoy not bitch over.
sonarus  +   365d ago
No point jumping to any conclusions, it really could be any console. However, i feel it is more likely to be PS4 simply because MS just seems slightly behind sony as far as getting the launch together delaying releases in Europe till next yr and still not showing majority of their games on actual Xbox hardware but instead choosing to utilize high end PC's even at gamescon
koolaid251  +   364d ago
The nex xbox2 and ps5 will be out in a few years down the line I'm thinking 5 years like we use to have.
n4rc  +   365d ago
Must have missed the part where he said it was the ps4.....
RytGear  +   365d ago | Well said
Well, it sure as hell isn't going to be the less powerful Xbox One, thats for sure! Perhaps its the Wii U /s
slimeybrainboy  +   365d ago
True, do people not remember that EA said that BF4 will use directx 11.2 to add some things.

I think it's entirely possible it's the XB1. PS4 have added their own 11.2 style feature set to the PS4 but it's bespoke for the PS4. Developers aren't going to slave to make one console better than they other. It has to be easy and quick.
It could be making use of GDDr5 or 11.2 we don't know
FamilyGuy  +   365d ago
No, you missed the part where he wasn't ALLOWED to say it's the PS4, lol

I'm not going to claim that it being the X1 is impossible though, there are just a lot more supporting facts/specs that place it in the Ps4s corner compared to the X1s possible advantages.
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JunioRS101  +   365d ago
Haha, oh boy...

Gddr5 = 2400 vs ddr3 = 1600

ps4 8 cpu cores vs x1 4 cpu cores

ps4 has 50% more gpu cores, each faster than x1's

ps4 = unified ram vs x1 = split ram

ps4 gpu = 1.84 tflops vs x1 gpu = 1.30 tflops

"b-b-but clouds, eSRAM, hypervisor :'("

B-b-but you lose :) B-b-buy a PS4 :)

Xb-b-box sucks :)
Autodidactdystopia  +   365d ago
JunioRS101
I didn't know the xbox1 had a quad core..

doesn't it have the same jaguar 8 core cpu?
n4rc  +   365d ago
Yes it does... Ignorance flies wild around here
DeadlyFire  +   365d ago
Microsoft is hoping DirectX 11.2 can offset the extra power of the PS4 with tricks. Wether or not it can actually do it still remains unknown. It wouldn't be a spectacular difference if that was the case.

PS4 has more hardware. So odds are its the PS4. Considering PC assets likely will be the baseline for the graphics it could mean 1box is intended to have better looking version, but PS4 hardware could outweigh that with its extra GPU compute cores and shaders. There is no way of knowing without seeing both versions.
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Blackdeath_663  +   364d ago
@JunioRS101 very inaccurate misleading specs you pulled out of your behind. not sure how or why people agreed with your comment.
AlexanderNevermind  +   365d ago | Well said
So many telling quotes where to start?

- "And I think that one will look as good as the PC.”

- "Nilsson’s comments suggest that third-party developers may be looking to take advantage of the additional power of PS4, rather than deliver identical versions across both platforms."

I'll leave it at these two...
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creatchee  +   365d ago
@DirtyPimp

What if the dev was actually talking about the One being more powerful than originally expected? Heads would explode.
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DirtyPimp  +   365d ago
that's impossible.

1. programming .xbox one ps4 = equal.

2. power . xbox one ps4. = ps4 is stronger.
Brazz  +   365d ago
actualy this point to ps4, since original PS4 kit had 4gb ram and the final 8gb Gddr5 made lots of dev. surprised.
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mxrider2199  +   365d ago
@dirypimo a dev yesterday said it was a lot easier to develope for ps4 so idk how all the others feel or if it was a biased quote or not but they might not be equal
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moparful99  +   364d ago
Ps4 has the more graphics centric GDDR5 and a unified memory structure to compensate for the inherent latency issues of GDDR5.. So basically the Ps4 has all of the advantages of GDDR5(which surpass DDR3) and none of the weaknesses..

If everyone recalls the only advantage the 360 had this previous gen was unified memory which spelled easier coding and the result was slightly better MultiPlats in a lot of cases.. I think Sony has this generation nailed...
NextGen24Gamer  +   365d ago | Well said
“What we’re seeing with the consoles are actually that they are a little bit more powerful than we thought for a really long time – especially one of them, but I’m not going to tell you which one," Nilsson told VideoGamer.com at Gamescom earlier today.

Please read carefully! "Consoles are a LITTLE bit more powerful than we thought"

"Especially ONE of them, but I'm not going to tell you which ONE"

Initially the fact that the PS4 had more RAW power was common knowledge. That shouldn't surprise anyone. But he was actually surprised at the "Little" more power that "ONE" had over the other.

If it was the ps4, why would he be surprised? Hmmmm think about it.

I've known for a while that he xbox one's architecture was unique and offered some graphical advantages that don't show up in RAW numbers. Maybe the devs are "Surprised" out how it gives an edge once they start developing for it.

People make a big stink about the Ram difference, but the Best Gaming Computers use the same RAM choice as the Xbox ONE. It's a more proven RAM for gaming regardless. If the PS4 ram was so much better for gaming, that would mean that the graphics on the ps4 would surpass the top of the line computers. NOPE!

So how could the console that has had the clear RAW power advantage "Surprise" a dev?

Xbox ONE is surprising the devs! All you have to do is look at the launch games and it's pretty obvious.

"Think about it".
RadioActiveTwinky  +   365d ago
No we dont use the same RAM for gaming. Im sorry but no mister.
In PC you would be a fool and very much behind in the times if you are using DDR3 for game rendering.

http://www.amd.com/us/produ...

Who knows what system he is talking about. He specifically says "Consoles". Not Console. It can be seen either way.
In my point of view they are both underpowered by my PC which is also behind in the times.

I am rocking dual GTX 570's and they beat the new consoles coming out 10 fold, easily.
By most PC gaming standards dual 570's are pretty much obsolete. They are beaten by a single gtx 680 and a HD7990. Which surprisingly both those cards and my cards all use GDDR5 Ram.
NextGen24Gamer  +   365d ago
RadioActiveTwinky

You are wrong! Proof that DDR3 is MUCH better for High Powered Gaming PC RIGS. the link you gave was for laptops. Know hardcore gamer uses a damn laptop man! LOL

http://www.squidoo.com/best...
MysticStrummer  +   365d ago
The Farce is strong with this one.

You're really reaching Elite, but that's sort of a habit with you.

Google "GDDR5 vs DDR3 for gaming" and do some reading.
dmitrijs88  +   365d ago
I guess its you who has to "Think about it" again.
devwan  +   365d ago
Jack Tretton encouraged people to ask third party devs which versions of their games look best. Not without good reason.
Master-H  +   365d ago
Of course ! now i see it, thank you Elite, if he had said
"Especially FOUR of them, but I'm not going to tell you which FOUR"
It would've probably meant the ps4, but in this case it's indeed the one , i applaud your reaching-i'm sorry i mean analyzing skills !!! /s
Chaostar  +   365d ago | Funny
Mentions ONE 8 times in comment,

8 ONES plus DDR3 = 8+3 = 11,

2 ONES plus the final 'one' used at the end of the word 'anyONE' gives us 3...

...Half Life 3 confirmed

Wii U exclusive.
iPad  +   365d ago
ITS A CONSPIRACY!

/s
jimsas  +   365d ago
@Chaostar

"Mentions ONE 8 times in comment,

8 ONES plus DDR3 = 8+3 = 11,

2 ONES plus the final 'one' used at the end of the word 'anyONE' gives us 3...

...Half Life 3 confirmed

Wii U exclusive."

..... Genius
Godz Kastro  +   365d ago
@elite... Stop brother, your making too much sense. That doesn't jive around here. Why would he be surprised. The answer is already there. Wasn't PS3 a stronger machine yet 3rd party titles looked better on 360...

"Think about it", my new catch phrase around these here parts :)
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Nik_P757  +   365d ago
@Elite I'm sorry man but you are 100% wrong. GDDR5 is far superior when it comes to graphics and DDR3 is used for the OS and all the applications that you would use. There is a reason that gaming PC's are made with GDDR5 Vram these days and not GDDR3. When it comes to graphics it is better to have.
callahan09  +   365d ago
Um...no. GPUs use GDDR5 RAM, because it is best for graphics processing.
GraveLord  +   365d ago
Not just GDDR5. The more powerful GPU and the hUMA technology in the PS4 makes it the best platform for multiplatform games.
RadioActiveTwinky  +   365d ago
@Elite24
ROFL!!!! your talking about Random Access Memory. The stuff that is used for your background operations.
Random Access Memory helps off-set the latency. It achieves this by expanding the bandwith between the CPU and GPU.

Consoles have an APU. There is no dedicated GPU or CPU. It is all in one chip.

Also read the article on how the developing creators of both consoles APU's released a bombshell as to why one console will be surprisingly tad bit powerfull then expected.
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devwan  +   365d ago
@RadioActiveTwinky I think you might be getting a little confused with your tech terms.
RadioActiveTwinky  +   365d ago
@Devwan

he posted this link
http://www.squidoo.com/best...

No I am not confusing the difference between RAM between the sticks and RAM on a GPU. They have two different operations on a PC.
strifeblade  +   365d ago
huma is that like an animal rights organization?
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assdan  +   365d ago
If they can make the xbox one more powerful for any game, I will be utterly confused lol.
GraveLord  +   365d ago
They would have to intentionally gimp the PS4 version. There's literally no area where Xbox has the advantage.
porkChop  +   365d ago
It's not because of the GDDR5, though that is obviously very useful. The increase in graphics is because the PS4's GPU is 50% faster. They can get the same framerate as the Xbox One version while doing far more graphically.
AbortMission  +   365d ago
I hate you PS FANBOYS! Cant you see that da CLOUDZ are da future?!

Lol
XGamer  +   365d ago
Sorry Ladies but here are the main 4 reasons that it should and will be the XBOX ONE,
1.Windows 8.1
2. DirectX 11.2
3. Hypervision up to 7.5 gigs
4. Azure Cloud

Ya see this a big advantage for any and all developers.
Sorry but your gddr5 just wont meaaure up.
Dont worry, games will look great on the ps4 but they'll always ALWAYS have the ability to look and play better on the Xbox One.
Oh yeah, Xbox Live is still lwhere sony always has to play catch up:)
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Pope_Kaz_Hirai_II  +   365d ago
Haha xgamer bubble up for funny.
adorie  +   365d ago
Can u tell me wut hypervision is plz. thk u.
Lulz_Boat  +   365d ago
AHAHAHHHA it's funny how you fantroll are trying to mystify things that really count NOTHING.

1) Windows DOESN'T make game look better.
2) DirectX it's just a different way to show things on screen (and openGL is better btw)
3) PS3 and 360 has hypervisor (and not hypervision, stupid idiot) too, but noone talked about that, because it's just a software administrator of the hardware LOL
4) even the sky has clouds.
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sync90  +   365d ago
Take that micrsoft dildo outta your ass!
sAVAge_bEaST  +   365d ago
what the hell is "hypervision up to 7.5gigs" -in La,la land?

*edit, Lulz_Boat, broke it down better. - read it after posting.

(it's funny reading Reputation Management Post's , - they are getting more, and more, Recockulous, and truly have no Idea what they are talking about.. (other than the M$ bullet points,) I never thought I'd see a sinking ship in real life)
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Foxhound922  +   363d ago
Superman has hypervision but the x1 doesn't. On topic, you should do some research little boy, because I don't think you understand how electronics work.
showtimefolks  +   365d ago
PS3 was more powerful than the xbox360 and the exclusives showed

ps4 will be more powerful than xbox one

but i think there is parity this time around, what has me excited is now devs can't use the excuse that ps4 is hard to develop for if they make crappy ports

here is what i am hoping but this will never happen

That all devs take advantage of each systems strengths

sckipt

we won't have to imagine

Last of us
GT6

you can pretty much confirm both will be on ps4, and sony may even port beyond 2 souls too

I want demon soul sequel or the game with upgraded graphicss on ps4
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jessupj  +   365d ago
While I will concede there is a very very small possibility it's the X1, I think we can all safely assume it's the PS4.

Sure it's great that NFS:R will perform a little better on the PS4, but lets all take a step back an look at the bigger issue.

If EA is going to allow their developers to actually take advantage of the PS4 hardware, we can safely assume (again) that all multiplatform developers are going to be taking advantage.

This is amazing news. I honestly thought publishers would be purposefully holding back the PS4 version just for parities sake. And this is just the start of the generation. I think we're going to see a bigger difference later.

I don't want to be arrogant, but boy is it going to entertaining watching the xbox fanboys when this happens because I'm so sick of them disregard facts. Just look at n4rc above me. Just can't accept reality.
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windblowsagain  +   365d ago
Arnie - Terminator uses GDDR5.
DirtyPimp  +   364d ago
ill be back
ZHZ90  +   365d ago
I imagine Arnold says "GREATNESS AWAITS!"

PS4 FTW!
mafiahajeri  +   365d ago
"But it's something I can never do"
otherZinc  +   365d ago
The XBOX ONE has an extra chip in it that you guys fail to mention all the time, a chip that the PS4 doesn't have.

FORZA will be the best looking driving game in the world when it hits the XBOX ONE this November 2013.

Also, it's the only 1080P "native" 60fps racing game on next gen consoles!
Now, that's not talk, it's Fact, period!
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thereaper101  +   365d ago
@ dirtypimp
loool
If u r a big terminator fan u might like this
http://www.youtube.com/watc...

PS4 all the way.
DirtyPimp  +   364d ago
that was awesome.
GT67  +   364d ago
Ahh-haaaaaaa there is no console war. its only in the gamers mind who feel MS still the NEW kid on the gaming block and still want to kick them off.
meanwhile SONY and MS hop-on this illusive bandwagon for profits. is this what this war ALL about??? jealousy and hatred ?? console war hatred in the mind?? REALLY!!
instead of picking what console fit your needs PS4-X1 and game-on.. we get these daily rumors,flamebaits to fuel the confusion,hatred of imaginary war. it is a disease we all have like it or not.

edit: MR.NILSSON did not clarified which console would have better graphic's until they reveal which one best thing to do is wait and see. i know most of you want ps4 i do as well but in all fairness could go either way.
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iamnsuperman  +   365d ago
I feel he is just sh*t stirring by not revealing which one. It would have been better not to reveal this information at all until people question him why one is better than the other after it is released
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Caleb_H  +   365d ago
We just got trolled by a dev.
ABizzel1  +   365d ago
We all know which one. The PS4 has more raw graphics processing power, faster RAM, and more CONSISTENT bandwidth. If any version is going to look better it's the PS4 version.
MizTv  +   365d ago
But the power of the cloud....../s
CRAIG667  +   365d ago
He is, it gets people talking about need for speed, regardless of console power, it's marketing.
devwan  +   365d ago
That's a good point 'cause right now there's only a few racers on nexgen that people want to discuss, NFS isn't one of them. I'm sure people will be doing compares and arguing over this at some point - it's clever PR, but nothing more.
strifeblade  +   365d ago
@devwan
Well on xbox one it is definitely forza 5, but on ps3 if you are looking at arcade racers i personally think need for speed looks better than driveclub not being a fanboy or anything but lets see when both games come out and see how they score in terms of reviews
badkolo  +   365d ago
this doesnt say much, but if hes referring to the ps4 and if this is true then ms is screwed.
AlexanderNevermind  +   365d ago
If you take some of the telling statements here and from other articles and couple that with the fact that devs are looking to build on the PS4 more than the other then, yes MS could be in trouble.

All the "our launch exclusives games are better" won't mean a hill of beans if the PS4 multiplats look and perform better than their X1 counterparts. Quite honestly time has shown that Sony's exclusives best Microsoft's.
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sckipt  +   365d ago
yah and thats why im staying ps4 so i dont miss out on all the later amazing exclusives that i feel bad for the xbox one people because they are going to miss out
Hufandpuf  +   365d ago
I doubt it. For instance, Driveclub for PS4 only runs at 30 FPS and Forza 5 runs at 60 FPS and looks better. Why is that if the ps4 is stronger?
Hicken  +   365d ago
Because of design choices. Evolution has chosen to make graphics inclusions that make 60fps more difficult to achieve than Forza.

Oh, and by the way, Drive Club could still reach 60. http://n4g.com/news/1337800...

As an(other) aside, fps doesn't directly determine which console is stronger, unless you're comparing the same game. If we were talking Need for Speed, and saying the PS4 version maxed out at 30fps while the XB1 version topped out at 60, and ALL assets and features were the same, then you could argue the XB1 was more powerful.

As it stands, you might as well replace Drive Club with Gran Turismo, as Forza simply isn't pushing as many graphically intensive features. If it did, odds are Turn 10 would have to lower framerate in order to include them.

Edit: Added link.
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prodg52  +   365d ago
2 different dev teams maybe?
dmitrijs88  +   365d ago
http://www.playstationlifes...
Forza looks better only when we talk about cars, everything else is better in Driveclub.
PR_FROM_OHIO  +   365d ago
Ouch this won't end well!!!!!! LOL PS4 FTW!!
KRUSSIDULL  +   365d ago
If one console may have better graphics developers should take advantage of it, people do care about graphics and that could should mean that console makers should aim for the best hardware to satisfy these potential customers.
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MysticStrummer  +   365d ago
I agree, but I bet they'll mostly aim for parity with multi plats like they did this generation.
stuff  +   365d ago
I don't think the same as far as parity goes. I think 3rd party parity was so common this gen because it would have cost much more money/time to take full advantage of one system over the other. But with the similarities in the core architectures of the PS4/Xbone, I think it may be possible for these 3rd party devs to upscale taking advantage of the extra power one system has.

The differences will be small in the beginning, but I believe they will become more noticeable over time.
MysticStrummer  +   365d ago
I agree with all of that, but I'm just thinking most 3rd party multi plats will be going for parity. I certainly could be wrong. 1st party games will definitely show a noticeable difference over time though.
Caleb_H  +   365d ago
Probably ps4 because MS won't let anyone at EA bad mouth the xbox.
first1NFANTRY  +   365d ago
I'm guessing he's talking about the ps4. would have been nice if he just said which console it was.
RiPPn  +   365d ago
These 3rd party devs are in a tough position because they still need to sell their product on the inferior console, so they can't come out and say one version is better than the other.

I can't wait until these machines are in the open and we get real world comparisons of the same title running on each system, that's when things will get interesting.
Jrxbarrett  +   365d ago
We are talking about need for speed. They lost their edge after most wanted on the original Xbox. Any game after was sub par.
slimeybrainboy  +   365d ago
Yeah NFS does suck now. When I got the new Most wanted I as shocked at how similar it was to Undercover that I played in like 2008. It hasnt moved on, it's only added more and more bad things, (other than autolog and better gfx obviously). The new MW was so bad, you couldnt even customise your own cars and really own them, they still don't seem to realise what made games like Underground a big success.
Jrxbarrett  +   361d ago
i swear you can beat their last 4 or 5 games in 2 hrs. maybe 3
TheKingWilliamV  +   365d ago
If developers make one console version better than the other than people will just purchase games for one console and the other will die. With no competition Sony will just do what they did when they introduced the PS3. Competition is good its what keeps things balanced, having one console killing the other does nothing to progress gaming just look at Madden for example.
MasterCornholio  +   365d ago
"having one console killing the other does nothing to progress gaming"

Sometimes one firm screws up so badly that it ends up sinking their product leaving the other firm with complete control of the market.

The one you should blame is the firm who screws up not the firm that creates an excellent product that everyone wants.
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RiPPn  +   365d ago
Is there any proof to the theory that gaming suffers when there is one console that dominates?

I would argue that the best gaming generations came when a single console dominated. Just look at the NES, SNES, PS1 and PS2 generations. Those consoles owned the market and consumers didn't suffer for it.

When devs have to develop the same game for 3 or 4 platforms it takes time and resources away from new projects.

This gen is going to be fun to watch, especially if Sony gets to 2 to 3 times the installed base of the competition.
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jessupj  +   365d ago
I completely agree.

And I think if PS4 sells a lot more than the X1, which at this point seems likely, MS won't have any control over 3rd party publishers (which is a very good thing as they only seem to hinder progress) and we should see developers taking advantage of the PS4 to sell more copies.
boya3gob94  +   365d ago
They said next gen. That means Ps4, Xbone and Pc not Wii u

EDIT: @rytgear
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RytGear  +   365d ago
I was aware, I was making a joke.
Also technically there is no real set "next gen" for PC as they progress slowly and more frequently so it would be high end.
MasterCornholio  +   365d ago
The only thing that i will say is that im glad that they are taking advantage of each platforms hardware instead of gimping one so it offers the same experience as the inferior platform.
mochachino  +   365d ago
Within 2-3 years all pS4 multiplats should look noticibly better on PS4
XboxFun  +   365d ago
“I think that both consoles will look pretty much on parity,” he replied, “but one of them might stick up a little bit.”

So it's basically how the 360 and PS3 was. With multiplats looking 'a little" better for the PS3.
LAZL0-Panaflex  +   365d ago
U obviously didn't play call of duties or crysis games on 360. They smash ps3 into oblivion. Mafia 2 says hello. Look at the grass and clothes in mafia 2 on both consoles switch between inputs on your TV.....oh yeah you don't own a 360....I own both and most 3rd parties look better on 360. Look at the stiff trees in ps3 black ops multi player then look at 360 where the trees actually move. Its funny reading u guys comments.

I will say Sony exclusives smash xboxs'. God of war 3 uncharteds, kill zone 2 (not kill zone 3), last of us all kick gears and halos ass.
XboxFun  +   365d ago
And you obviously didn't play Let's Dance on the PS3! Bratz says hello! You're right, the blacks on Lightning's pants in XIII were way blacker on the 360 than the PS3. The clouds in Fallout 4 swayed more on the 360 than the PS3. Check out how the dirt rolls to the side when playing Toy Story 3 for the 360 and how it rolls to the other side when playing the PS3.

thank goodness you told me off.
moparful99  +   364d ago
I do own both and BLOPSII looks identical on both platforms.. You are severely exaggerating something that isn't even true.. In the early years of this previous gen the differences were bigger but over the last couple of years some Ps3 versions were better some 360 versions were but most looked identical with minor intangible differences... keep pushing that agenda..
LAZL0-Panaflex  +   364d ago
Sorry to hear you're having problems with your eyes, mopar. Get some glasses so you can enjoy the superior xbox version.
Welcome2Die  +   365d ago
"You're right, the blacks on Lightning's pants in XIII were way blacker on the 360 than the PS3"

And the rest of the game was exponentially better on Ps3 than the 360, not to mention that thanks to the 360, 80 hours of content was cut, so what if her pants were blacker. horrible game to bring up if you want to defend the xbox as far as comparison.
LAZL0-Panaflex  +   365d ago
Way to use your last bubble. You showed me. Let's dance?...toy story ..OK. way to name games that don't matter. fail. LOL!

fail.
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Thatmattkid  +   365d ago
It's nice to wear that the company isn't just releasing a carbon copy of the game on each console. I would hate to think the the Xbox One is holding my PS4 from reaching it's true potential ;)
sckipt  +   365d ago
Even the devs are saying the game look a bit better on one console and all the xbox one people are like barely any even though the same thing happened with the xbox 360 being better then the ps3 and bragging about it and now you guys are like whatever
stuna1  +   365d ago
Already!? I think it's pretty obvious which console is being referred too. A game that...Yes I find myself wanting to play, Titanfall on the X1, has sacrificed 1080p for a stable 60fps is telling in and of itself! I'm not saying the PS4 won't run into these kind of constraints, I just think the X1 will run into them more often.

My question in this is, where in all of this does "Cloud Computing", fit into the equation? It's not showing in visual fidelity, it's not shown in fps, the only thing I could as of now, is drop in matchmaking!

One year down the line PS4 exclusive titles are going to look head and shoulders above the competition, just like this generation! Multiplatform titles are also going to show bigger differences! I say this, because the backyards are a hell of a lot bigger than last time. More area to explore more tricks to learn, and above all more money to be made! If there ever was a parity clause with Microsoft, it's probably null and void, and in order for them to initiate something along the lines this generation, they would ultimately be on the losing end.
SaveFerris  +   365d ago
If I owned a 'weaker' console and the multi-platform game I purchased for it was not as good as the version on another console, then so be it. if I chose to buy the 'weaker' console then chances are I may get games that do not perform as well or look as good compared to another console, though this may also depend on the developer. I don't think parity should be forced.
Perhaps someone can answer this, is it better to port a game from one platform to another, or develop separately on each platform?
badkolo  +   365d ago
this is more then that, ms knew they would be going up against ps4 at the same time, not a 1 year lead, they knew people would e watching this stuff, now i dont know who he is refering too, just because ps4 is more powerful doesnt mean the x1 isnt tuned to kill, we dont know yet , but if it is then ms has been talking crap and this will hurt them right away, this isnt like last gen
vigilante_man  +   365d ago
Developers do not need to port as such this next gen as both XB1 and PS4 have over 5GB Ram, the same 8-core CPU and AMD graphics. The core of the development should be the same.

Yes you can tweak the final implementation and and add system specific features like camera and app-integration for XB1 and utilise the strong PS4 GPU and tablet/app features.

Lets give the developers and the architects a few years to fully get to grips with all this new tech. Look how social media has expanded this gaming gen. Who knows what lies in store. Whatever it is, it's going to be a great ride so strap yourselves in!
pyramidshead  +   365d ago
Ha!
ninjagoat  +   365d ago
Really its down like this generation to how much money thats being thrown at the developers as to what console gets the better version when it comes to third party.

I know PS4 is more powerful and i cannot wait to see what they will come up with but i hold little up for the games industry off today they are more compelled by what comes out off your pocket than to how they can push your consoles to display there latest works.

So as long as there's dumb asses out there in need off exclusive DLC and timed content be that on either system there will always be games on either console be that ones better than the other that will look better on the said console.

Just because the Developer makes it that way. Add to that they will not break the agreement to upset another round off the same treatment and more money. Pretty sad tbh.
SaxScrotumz  +   365d ago
Xbone has infinite power because of that magical placed called the cloud. All the PS4 has is GDDR5 ;-)
XabiDaChosenOne  +   365d ago
And so it begins.....#PS4
Destrania  +   365d ago
*cough* PS4 *cough*
vigilante_man  +   365d ago
This is actually great news that we should all celebrate.

Current gen was full of Multi-plat games being held back because of lack of BluRay, etc. Now both have BluRay, over 5GB Ram and 8-core CPU. Just develop to their strengths.

The Wii had different versions to cater for its strengths now let's have XB1 games with camera and more app-integration for their multi-OS system. And lets have PS4 games that maximise the GPU/GDDR5 capabilities.

What is so wrong with that? We all get games more optimised to the console it is on.
moparful99  +   364d ago
You do realize that the Ps4 has more second screen options than the ONE right? There's a phone/tablet app and the ability to use the Vita in conjunction with the PS4. Not to mention that the new PS camera is just as robust as Kinect 2.0.. Sony has been doing a very poor job of marketing the new camera but it has the ability to capture video from 320x190 @ a blistering 240 frames per second all the way up to 1280x900 resolution @ 60 frames per second.. It has a two lens array that allows for accurate depth of field detection, can rip a persons image and supplant it into a game or app, log a player in based on their face, and a microphone array to enable voice commands.. Essentially the new playstation camera is just as capable as Kinect 2.0.. Sony is hitting on all cylinders for the PS4, it's going to be tough for Microsoft to gain any type of advantage aside from throwing large wads of cash at developers...
kingPoS  +   365d ago
Coin toss!

Heads or Tails
DoesUs  +   365d ago
Over the next few days more info on this will appear. And @Elite...you just fail at anything technical so please take your nonsense elsewhere. #shill
MultiConsoleGamer  +   365d ago
Clue:

It's an EA game.

Which system is currently being spun to appear as the graphical underdog? This is why he's surprised.

Which company does EA prefer?
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MRMagoo123  +   365d ago
maybe if you can reach enough you might get something plausible.
worldwidegaming  +   365d ago
Funny how most ps3 fans purchased the inferior versions for years but bent over and took it rather than buy an xbox 360.
Do not forget the years your bar of soap was on the floor without a rope.
be humble when its the xbox fans turn and smile, don't brag.
moparful99  +   364d ago
There were minor differences between any of the multiplats on the ps3 and 360.. It usually ended up being a ram issue that cause AA problems or frame rate issues.. But on the whole the games played exactly the same... This whole argument was debunked years ago.. Besides the Exclusive superiority of PS3 titles more than made up for any of the issues ps3 gamers had to endure.. We're still getting AAA blockbuster titles...
worldwidegaming  +   364d ago
Sorry but id rather play the best all the time rather than bend down with my wallet on"almost" or as tablet gamers hear "console like"
Why settle for second best.
Its why the whole fanboy stuff is so stupid.
Xbox was the superior brand and now it looks like Sony is this round.
I got my money on a sure bet with sonyrather than an underdog than microsoft has turned into.
Lets hope sony hits em like babe ruth because all the fans are calling the homerun out into center field.
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moparful99  +   364d ago
@worldwide Xbox hasn't been the superior brand.. Despite a huge headstart and a significantly cheaper price tag Sony ran them down and passed them in worldwide sales, releases more proper high quality exclusives, and doesn't abandon a platform to promote a new one..
BattleTorn  +   365d ago
If he's "surprised" by which one is performing better, how could it be PS4?

There'd be no surprise if that was the case.
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ziggurcat  +   365d ago
Maybe he's surprised that the better version is the PS4 because EA is neatly tucked away into MS's pocket.
BattleTorn  +   365d ago
Good point
windblowsagain  +   365d ago
http://www.gamersyde.com/st...

That's running on PS4.
thexmanone  +   365d ago
Sucks to be a ps4 fanboy. The game play on that video just sucks. Not even 30 FPS. I`ll stick with xbox1. That's where all the real gamers go.
Neo-Axl  +   365d ago
Friendly little bugger aren't you? :P
ziggurcat  +   365d ago
You know, the gameplay is the same on each platform...

And I didn't realize that you can tell the FPS based on an offscreen YouTube video...

Go back under your bridge.
jessupj  +   365d ago
Lol, for respectable future X1 owners I apologise, but for you thexmanone, I am going to be so smug when multiplats perform much better on the PS4.
90Supra  +   365d ago
Real gamers go where the games are...

and Sonys track record speaks for itself...
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