Battlefield 4: DICE GM Karl Magnus on day one patches, free maps & modes and next-gen resolutions
Completely avoided the resolution question lol. That read was a waste of time.
I tried prying stuff off of 'em, but keep in mind EA PR was also overlooking everything. :( Not to mention they were super busy since BF4's release is right around the corner.
So if he didn't respond, why is it in the headline again? :D
Not knocking you, you did what you could. Unfortunately Waterboarding is frowned upon lol.
@Abriael Because that's what I asked. :D Couldn't title it: BF4: DICE interview with KM...and leave it at that. :) @FITgamer Thanks! If only PR didn't meddle! Haha! Not sure what would have happened then.
His avoidance was more telling. It's not going to be 1080p. The game releases in 3 weeks. He'd know the answer to that question, he didn't say yes. Why would you not take the opportunity to say yes to a feature that would sell your product unelss you don't have it?
Exactly, just about every dev that's got their game at 1080p is HAPPY to mention it. Should be weary of all devs that avoid the question as it's a sure sign that they weren't able to reach that goal.
Hmm, makes you wonder if they kept the player count down to 32, would the game be able to do 60 fps and 1080p? If there was a trade-off to increase the player count, IN MY OPINION I am glad they did. Battlefield is more fun with more players.
Why they still don't tell us about the resolution.It's like NASA secret.
Because they don't want either platform to suffer in sales because of such a problem. They have a vested interest in both PS4 and X1 being successful.
thx for time saving +up
what just happened?
It will be 720p @60 on both PS4 and XB1. To accommodate 64 players.
He didn`t answer any of the questions LOL
He doesn't mention anything about the next-gen resolutions. Just that it will look good and be at 60fps.
the 60fps confirmation is far more important to me than resolution.
I can't help think if it was 1080p he would have answered "you bet its 1080p, and it looks great!" I'm going on record that one or more of the next-gen consoles is 720p.
Exactly. His answer was more or less "We try to get the best performance on the systems; we already have 64 players, 60 FPS, and lots of destruction...so..you know..."
"We always evaluate what is the best quality & performance trade-off for each platform and make decisions for graphical quality and resolution accordingly." I find it odd how most 3rd party developers/publishers will not confirm what resolutions these games like COD:G, BF4 and TitanFall will play at on either Xbox One or PS4. Something seems fishy and they are not telling us something...
The fact that they are holding back the info lets you know one is lower then the other. If it wasn't they would be mentioning it and telling us what it is. They are buying their time so they don't have to do damage control until the last minute.
@ Sean Scythe, not necessarily...They may not want to reveal the resolution because the console gamers are beating 1080p or bust drum very loudly and an early reveal at 720p (on one or both consoles) when say KSF/COD are coming at 1080p may have people cancelling pre-orders.
not really with everything going on and the size of the maps compared to cod and KZ you can understand the lower res if needed. They seem to be holding back like I said for damage control and not having to spend 24 days explaining why the res is the way it is.
Well EA claimed earlier this year in a shareholder meeting that PS4/next gen would allow "all" their games to be 1080p @60fps. That's probably why gamers aren't happy about the 720p rumors, EA pretty much lied about that.
Its not a free map if you pay for premium. Come on DICE thought you were better then that.
"Through Battlefield 4 Premium we will be delivering free content" If it's through Premium then it isn't free -_-
I agree I just signed up for it last night. If you can't get it without premium how is it free?
People go on about the "free" content they get with PS Plus as well. It's not free if you have to play to get it for free.
The IGC is a rental service, yes, but the value difference between PS Plus and Premium is huge. PS Plus gives you enough value that some people consider the games free.
PS+ didn't always give out games, the service was feature based and allowed things like 1 hour full game trials, cloud saves, automatic updating and let you gain access to betas. It also gave you huge discounts on games and had/has games on sale EVERY WEEK. These things have ALWAYS been true for PS+ since its inception. The games in the Instant Games Collection are considered "free" because they were an added bonus that were added to the service later and the addition of the IGC never raised the price of PS+. This fact is why the games are considered "FREE". If you were to always buy ice cream at a certain ice cream shop and then one week they started giving out a choice of one topping/sprinkle for "free" you wouldn't say that sprinkle "required a premium". The ice cream never changed its price, you just started getting something extra with your already planned purchase. Can't explain it any better than that, hope it's cleared up for those that are reasonable and not saying just saying "it's not free" or "it's a rental service" to troll.
WAIT TILL NEXT YEAR......The libraries are not worth the money yet.
I have a hunch that next gen means 60hz but no way in hell 1080p on all games.
They are afraid of the PS4 crowd, they will go as long as they can before saying that both consoles are the same resolution
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