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Submitted by MsMcClever 444d ago | opinion piece

Battlefield 4: Current Gen vs. Next Gen – What’s the Difference?

Battlefield 4 will be available for all five main FPS platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC. Fans of the game have a crucial decision ahead of them as to which version of Battlefield 4 they should buy. Here's a comprehensive comparison of the different editions of Battlefield 4, as well as a look at what's changed from the previous game. (Battlefield 4, PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One)

riceking  +   444d ago
dont Current Gen have 12 vs 12 and next gen have 32 vs 32?
Bladesfist  +   444d ago
I think consoles will only have 64 in conquest. Unless they give you more access over the player count like on PC.
Neixus  +   444d ago
On ps3/360 people could rent servers, change the rules and stuff. So i guess console players can expect the same amount of player counts.

On next gen,ofc.
elhebbo16  +   444d ago
you're correct. that and a bump in resolution and graphical setting.

Plus I heard that the Dualshock 4 was going to recieve some special treatment with the touchpad...
Lior  +   444d ago
Only 720p on next gen hardware? thats a noob move with some shot clock cheese
Dude420  +   444d ago
"but Battlefield 3 already ran at 60 fps on PC."

I don't if I'm being a little anal about this, but it doesn't work like that on PC. The only way you can "lock" the game at 60 fps is making sure your pc can output the frames that fast and have V-Sync on. Otherwise the fps depends on the PCs power and graphical settings.
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chaldo  +   444d ago
When I have v-sync on, it's always at 59-62
tudors  +   444d ago
Scale for a start.
ezop  +   444d ago
who gives a sh*t next gen is better than current gen
EDIT : makes me laugh when people hit the disagree button when its a fact the current gen is out dated & next gen is going to be superior.
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ricochetmg  +   444d ago
the games are better this gen.
elhebbo16  +   444d ago
o.O?... next gen hasnt even started.
ricochetmg  +   443d ago
Even when it starts for the next two years this gen still has better games.
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ezop  +   434d ago
not sure comment make any seance "the games are better this gen", name one game that is better this gen than next gen .. opppps you can't because next gen's not out yet .. also don't for get on NOV 22nd next gen becomes current gen & the current gen which is now, becomes old gen (old being the key word)..
Bakkies  +   444d ago
"The appeal to novelty (also called argumentum ad novitatem) is a fallacy in which someone prematurely claims that an idea or proposal is correct or superior, exclusively because it is new and modern" - Wikipedia

That is why people are disagreeing...
HappyWithOneBubble  +   444d ago
Well everyone is not gonna have the money for a next gen console so playing this on current gen is all most people can do.
USA007  +   443d ago
I believe it is the first part of your comment that is causing disagrees. If no one cared what the differences were and just bought it because it was marketed as "better," than I feel the companies would try and take a lot more advantage of us.
BobBelcher  +   444d ago
I'll probably get CoD for current
I'll get BF4 for Next-Gen.
I'm sorry but 64 players is too good to pass on.
Beastforlifenoob  +   444d ago
Ill get both of them for Next gen thanks.
Both games are good.
COD: Quick gameplay (they are going for that even more now then ever before)
Battlefield: Highly immersive EPIC combat with amazing cinematic scenes.

Both are good under there on right but for me its BF4 first then Ghosts 2 months after I get Assassins Creed IV (which looks stunning)
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cellfluid  +   444d ago
All of they features r current generation and 64 player's was done on mag and resistance fall of man. In 720p... Next gen my ass it's the same bs fam!!
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cj1pate101  +   443d ago
lollllll mag failed and is one of the main reasons the company went under. It also had horrible textures graphics you name it. Have you ever played bf3 on pc maxxed out *full aa hbao ect* 64 players? It be extreamly demanding on a ps3. You would most likly have 10 fps. If it didnt overheat first.
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USA007  +   443d ago
There is more than just player count that goes into making a game. Both resistance and mag have poor graphics compared to bf3/4. They both don't have destruction either, which definitely takes a lot of the resources. Learn more about what goes into making a game/how it runs before you claim a game is bs because it doesn't have something
Swiggins  +   444d ago
That's my plan exactly. COD for current gen, BF4 for next. Can't wait for either.
xc7x  +   444d ago
plus its only 64 players for ONE mode,not the whole game like peeps seem to think and say on this site
CEOSteveBallmer  +   444d ago
guys try to find the article "Sony's Next Generation Offerings Are Not Equal To The Gaming That Gaming Tablets Offer" here at N4G. never have i seen such a ridiculous article with a delusional author Elronza williams jr. that is just like saying android and tablets are better than xbox and PC because PS3/xbox360/PC shares multiplat games. Wow, i argued with this guy since he messaged me saying that android games is better "graphically" than killzone mercenary. Sad part guys, hes not joking, he is "Serious". i stopped arguing when he said almost all games on android and tablets are better than console games. Wow. a brick wall would have more common sense than this guy
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cj1pate101  +   443d ago
Obv the guys trolling you and you fell for it.
CEOSteveBallmer  +   443d ago
Bro I know the guy. I had a heated debate with him before he posted the article. after several days this got approved then i somehow knew it could only be him. Sad part bro, Hes SERIOUS.
Max-Zorin  +   444d ago
One Gen is full of lunatics. Next one will be worse seeing how 2013 era gamers don't respect others with a different preference. It's safer to be a closet gamer. The community is now only good for making you lose hope for humanity.
xKugo  +   444d ago
Yea 60fps and 720p on PS4? It deserves far better than that bullshit, I'm sorry but I will not go back to 720p after getting a PC. The resolution + the fact that the effects on consoles are comparable to low-mid settings is ridiculous. PC version is going to destroy console version won't even be close, even the stock version will kill it.
boneso82  +   444d ago
A $399 PC couldn't even run the game at all, consoles are about value for money gaming, bang for your buck if you will. Most people can't afford a ps4 straight away, let alone a $1000+ PC, just so they can have a higher resolution output and slightly prettier graphics.

For me it's, do I own a PS4 (360 and ps3 atm) and a car, or do I own a gaming rig? A car is a must have, a gaming rig is a desire, and one that is not worth the extra money for minimal improvements on cross platform titles. You still get the same core experience of BF4 on PS4 as you do on PC, 64 players @ 60fps, it's a big leap from BF3 on PS3, and for most of us that's enough.
Toman85  +   444d ago
The difference is there!

PS3: 12 vs 12, 30FPS+- 720p- Low-ultra low settings 0xAA (antialiasing), 1-0 AF (anisotropic filtering)
PS4: 32 vs 32, 60FPS+- 720p Mid-low settings, maybe 1x 2xAA, AF 1-2

This is my list of upcoming BF4 on current and next gen consoles
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Kleptic  +   444d ago
To break it down a little further...

PS3: 12 vs 12, 30FPS+- 720p- Low-ultra low settings 0xAA (antialiasing), 1-0 AF (anisotropic filtering)

PS4: 32 vs 32, 60FPS+- 720p Mid-low settings, maybe 1x 2xAA, AF 1-2

PC: 32 vs 32, depends on your hardware, depends on your hardware, depends on your hardware, depends on your hardware, and depends on your hardware...

PS3 version, imo, should be avoided at all costs...the PS4 version is absolutely the best option for playing the game as best as possible for under $500 (including game)...the PC version, with the right hardware, will walk away from anything...but you'll pay for it...
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xc7x  +   444d ago
its only 32vs32 on one game mode in next gen.

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