Lead platform confirmed, but BioWare promises that the "outcomes" of next-gen versions "should look the same".
I am with BioWare! I felt bad esp with the BF4 with huge difference in graphics with PC and PS4 as a console gamer....
This confirms that PC is generally going to be the lead platform this generation. This means that PC will generally look best, PS4 will be next and Xbox will be last. They are porting down and sense both consoles are essentially PCs It will be like playing a game on a high end PC, a mid spec PC (PS4), and a lower spec PC (Xbox). This is what Sony meant when they said games will look better on PS4 every time. Because games will also look better on high end PC every time.
The PS4 and Xbox 1 graphical differences will depend on what the developers do. We've seen time and time again developers making things look "equal" on both Sony and Microsoft's platform. I think it may happen next gen as well. Hopefully not as I believe each platform should be used to its fullest potential. Please don't see this as nick picking but it's not sense it is since. I know it appears to be a common mistake amongst many.
LOL I remember stopping and looking at 'sense' when I typed it thinking something seemed off. Thank you for proving that I'm not crazy. And also, its important to note that developers are going to be using similar code across the board that runs on each systems GPU. All things weighed equal, the PS4 should still, by every account of the number system, run smoother. In other words, if it runs on Xbox, it will run on PS4. This will always be true of a PC lead project.
Wouldn't WiiU be last? It's good to see the PC as the lead platform. Given the fact that most of the press demos are done on the PC.
Will look best in pc, xbox one then ps4. you have your opinion I have mine. What u just said is not fact, nobody knows how ps4 and xbox one version will look like.
Each platform should be taken advantage of to its full potential. The amount of games leading on PC is great. It should result in a better product for everybody.
I totally agree with that statement as whatever plays on the Xbox One should theoretically run fine on the PS4. I guess what will set the consoles apart will always be the exclusives. I had both 360 and PS3 this gen as well as I built a PC. I've always preferred Sony when it came to exclusives and more than likely it will remain that way. I'll pick up an Xbox One eventually, and PC will always be for multiplatform games excepting Call of Duty. Titanfall is looking to be a great game, but I'm definitely looking forward to Dragon Age: Inquisition.
and thats a good thing.
In this day and age everything should lead on pc. Hope like bf4 they wont hold back pc for ps4 and xbone.
can anyone load this site. I never can.
PC always will be better than consoles. ALWAYS.
To me it looks like the Frostbite engine basically sucks on consoles and is only good on PC. that's the reason for BF4 problems on PS4 and silence about X1 version, now Bioware is finding consoles (in Frostbite) not fit for lead development.
So excited as thanks to these new consoles PC is gonna rule this generation. it's stupid not to go with PC. It's gonna be the lead platform for most games and will look better on PC. Not to mention cheaper over time so why bother with the consoles??
With a bunch of next-gen games running on PCs at the trade-show, it was kind of obvious which platform was the lead platform.
Figured as much , i didn't play DA2, however i bought DA O for ps3 when i first got my ps3 and even though i liked the game and the story,the technical issues made me quit the game after i reached the battle with the arch demons i think( after you meet that witch in the woods, i was a mage) , and i sold it, it was just horrid, bad graphics and extreme screen tearing or FPS drops i don't know what to call them but the game was laggy as hell and kinda made me sick, you could literally feel it when you walk around the village, was unplayable to me. Hopefully the console version of this one won't be a POS that i have to sell if i ever bought it.
This is good to hear as Dragon Age 1 really was liked by the PC Gaming community then that CRAP DA2 came out. Hopefully they realized just how much The Witcher 2 KICKED their butts and are on the correct path to regaining PC and Console fans back by making a PROPER Dragon Age sequel on all 3 platforms.
Gonna need more than this to bring me back BioWare.
I am thinking with the fact that both consoles are running, for all intents and purposes, standardized PCs running on a x86 platform that most multiplat games will see the PC as the lead platform.
yea i wish these consoles were x64
x86/x64. They both are running CPUs that are natively built to support x64. So I am sure that is what we will be getting. Native DX11.+, x64 executibles, and optimized for AMD hardware will probably be the new standard to come for PCs within the next 2 years.
Lead platforms are one of the stupidest things gamers whine about. Like it means anything.
When PC is lead and consoles are PC based architecture it leads to much more optimized and better looking ports. That's the reason.
PC makes the most sense for all parties involved.
Rats! Now the game be gimped.
Excellent news. PC gamers need more love.
I don't get why it wasn't before... I mean, it make more sens to develope on the better,more stronger platform the tune it down (assets,res) for lesser platform like ps4 and xbone. Also that PC player base is always the same because all games are compatible and will keep selling copies years and years after release (console usually don't get much sale after because of used game and generation)
Sounds like that x86 architecture consoles adopted is gonna make the PC the lead platform more often than not. Great news!
people act like this is something new, ALL games are made on pc even exclusives like the last of us and halo 4 were made on pc also, the pc version is ALWAYS the best version last gen, every game that was multiplat was WAY better on pc, and next gen it will be the same thing every game is created, coded and scripted on pc, and made for pc even if its an exclusive, the only reason its not on pc is because sony or ms paid to keep it off pc
That's actually not entirely accurate. You could argue semantics about what constitutes a "PC" (Personal Computer), but at the end of the day, they use dev kits. A game created for PS3/360 is designed around that specific system/platform. If what you said was true, there would be no bad ports to PC, which there are. Console games aren't made for the PC. That's simply a matter of fact. And just because a PC is used in the process doesn't mean anything.
Wow I did not even know they made the Dragon Age series for the ps3 since it was a Bioware game. Great series, should be interesting to see how the gameplay goes this time with so many complaints about 2.
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