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Submitted by ReZoN 412d ago | rumor

Multiple sources hint at Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag being sub-1080p on Xbox One

GearNuke: "The Xbox One’s pre-launch resolution fallout has become a topic of heated debates around the internet. What began as an isolated plague that had only affected Battlefield 4 now appears to have become a widespread issue for a majority of Xbox One launch titles." (Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag, Xbox One)

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majiebeast  +   412d ago | Funny
Resolution gate 2.0! This console launch has been highly entertaining so far. Executive meltdowns,Journalist meltdowns,Gifs and so much more. Im gonna miss it :(
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Lukas_Japonicus  +   412d ago
I thought AC4 ran at 1080p on both platforms? Wasn't it confirmed? Shocking if it doesn't run at 1080p 30fps, considering its a cross gen title that apart from some features, doesn't look too demanding.

It could be lack of AA? Or maybe a blur filter. "Xbox One version looks “fuzzier” and “strained”"

Who knows? But the last thing the X1 needs is more bad press when it comes to multiplats.
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black0o  +   411d ago
AC4 runs at 60/1080 on ps4 confirmed and runs at 60/???? on the xbOne

@angels the lack is due the fact MS didn't send devs-kites early and the drives/tools were not ready as well -the rumors about MS being behind by 6 months were true-

which resulted in most 3rd-party titles being show case on the ps4
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MightyNoX  +   411d ago
It'd be the Haymaker KO
Angels3785  +   411d ago
Has their been any xbox one footage shown? Correct me if I'm wrong

What's so funny is I was literally just thinking about this possibility because of recent stuff and within minutes the article comes up xD

I can just see xbox fans discrediting the source.....jusrt like they did with neogaf....and look how that turnes out...it has become the basis of the resolutiongate.

@below
Thanks! Yeah that's true because I couldnt remember any real gameplay that was official besides like you stated someone filming it off screen (and probably werent suppose to).

There has been a surprising lack of footage for the xbox one version for only 5 or so more days till launch....for many multiplatform games.
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Lukas_Japonicus  +   411d ago
@Angels

Yeah, there is some. But its pretty bad quality and off screen so you can't really judge. You gotta question why we have so much direct feed PS4 gameplay and none from the X1. Its like.....you are expecting people to pay HUNDREDS of £/$ for this console and you aren't showing them direct feed gameplay. I imagine it doesn't really help with X1-only buyers confidence.

@GiggMan

My bad, i thought it was off -screen gameplay but it is direct feed. Here's the link for you :

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

To be fair, even if it is sub-1080p....that lightning storm looks EPIC.
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GiggMan  +   411d ago
@Angels none I think. I don't think any of UBI's games have been seen running on X1 (including Watchdogs, Divisions, and the Crew).

@Lukas, my bad if you're correct. It must have been some off screen footage or something. I'd like to check it out if you have a link.

Edit @Lukas, thanks. That's the first I have seen that footage and it's fairly new. Up until now that has been all that has been shown but I stand corrected. Bubs.
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pyramidshead  +   411d ago
To be honest, I think it would be wise to expect the worst regarding multiplats and XB1. Hopefully the multiplats get better later in the cycle.

This on top of possible XB1s being bricks on arrival just amplifies the bad press for MS and the ongoing PR nightmare about resolution and power continues...
Ezz2013  +   411d ago
is this going to be the norm with multiplat games this upcoming gen ?!

but what about Tity source? Hot potato chips? Secret Sauce ?
http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-d...

i kid, i kid
just joking guys
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kiz2694  +   411d ago
AC4 was confirmed to be "running at 1080p" but the word native was never used. It was confirmed for PS4 when the reviews came out that it was clearly running native. Also AC4 Next gen runs on 60fps well at least it does on PS4.
iamnsuperman  +   411d ago
It was never confirmed. The only thing that was confirmed was both will run in a higher resolution and frame rate to current generations (that was a while ago) and that the PS4 (no mention of the One) would run in 1080p at 60fps (which was odd but Ubisoft were showing off the PS4 build at some interview when it was confirmed)
Pogmathoin  +   411d ago
GearNuke: "The Xbox One’s pre-launch resolution fallout has become a topic of heated debates around the internet.

Correction, "topic of heated debates among Sony Fanboys", and I am sure it is heated when you guys get together...
Lukas_Japonicus  +   411d ago | Well said
@PS4beaver

Has it ever occurred to you to call it "topic of heated debates among GAMERS"?

Why does everything have to be labelled as being fanboyish? If you say anything bad against the competitor you are automatically labelled a fanboy....its stupid. This is a gaming news website, everything is up for discussion amongst gamers.....should i, or anyone else stay out of this article because im/we getting AC4 on the PS4? No.
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mistertwoturbo  +   411d ago
All Xbox 1 footage and gameplay for all their games have been embargo'd until November 12. Once it releases, "the truth will come out" and people will just have to "#dealwithit"
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amnalehu  +   411d ago
Blame the Kinect. To much of the XB1's systems resources are being eaten by the Kinect and the other operating systems. The XB1 is more than capable of running games at 1080p/60fps but right now performance and resolution are being sacrificed for the sake of Kinect, ESPN, Skype etc. The original PS4 was only supposed to be a 720p machine and then Sony doubled the memory. Had Sony stayed with 4gb of GDDR5 the XB1 would be the superior console by a lot. By the time MS knew that the PS4 would be built with 8 and not 4, specs were locked in. OOOooooops.
Enemy  +   411d ago
Where are you guys getting that AC4 runs at 60fps?
Lukas_Japonicus  +   411d ago
@Enemy

I was under the impression that SP is 1080p 30fps and MP is 1080p 60fps. I thought it was confirmed already? Maybe not.
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kiz2694  +   411d ago
Yeah sorry guys, I may have been misinformed, i was under the impression that the fps was 60 in SP but it is locked at 30 unlike current tho which significantly drops in action down to 15-20fps in most occasions.(mentioned here http://kotaku.com/assassins... and here http://www.joystiq.com/2013... this link also states that the PS4 version runs at 1080p native but at 30fps) The only thing pointing to me that the sp was at 60fps was this video at gamespot ( http://www.gamespot.com/vid... they compare what 30fps looks like to a 60fps and the footage they used was AC4 on the Ps4 (comparison starts at 03:34)what confusses me is why would they use AC4 on PS4 if it doesnt run at 60fps?
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black0o  +   411d ago
sorry guys for the wrong info

AC4 SP is 30 F/s and MP is 60 f/s
starchild  +   411d ago
@black0o

It runs at 30fps on PS4 in single player, while I think the multiplayer might be 60fps. The main campaign was definitely reported by Digital Foundry to be 30fps.

Edit: Sorry, I didn't see your last comment. I was responding to your comment at the top.
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AlexanderNevermind  +   411d ago
Took a Sunday nap and woke up to this.....Destiny/Assassins Creed possibly added to the X1 720p multiplat debacle.

Crap happens fast around here...lol
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FanboyKilla  +   411d ago
yeah you're right, because im going to cancel my order because of the media and angry fanboys. lol action speaks louder than words. from what i see xbox one is the future now!! keep following us baby we'll get you there. i mean we got you this far. why you mad? is it Nov.22 yet? wtf!!!
scott182  +   411d ago | Funny
I wish the PS4 had to upscale games, It's the future of gaming! Damn you native resolution :(
abzdine  +   411d ago
one more proof PS4 will kill everything this gen. I like that developers already use the capabilities of each console from the start.
ZBlacktt  +   411d ago
"I was under the impression that SP is 1080p 30fps and MP is 1080p 60fps. I thought it was confirmed already? Maybe not."

Could have PM'd me and I would have answered it. :D
Ritsujun   411d ago | Trolling | show
UltimateMaster  +   411d ago
I always wanted to know what resolution AC4 was running on both consoles.

the PS4 runs 1080p 60fps. That's all I need.
MysticStrummer  +   411d ago
@Ps4Beaver - Yes, yes. All XB1 negativity is confined to the PS crowd. Wake up.

@FanboyKilla - Your future looks a lot like the present. In a few days, your future will look a lot like the past, but have fun anyway.
fenome  +   411d ago
@FanboyKilla

Actually, it's beta tested in the future

http://i0.wp.com/pixelenemy...

Have fun working out the kinks for 'em
Crazyglues  +   411d ago | Funny
Don't worry I'm sure the Xbox One Police.. (aka -fanboys) will be here soon explaining how this time around it doesn't really matter because 720 is the new 1080p... LoL

-and how paying an extra 100 and getting sub-1080p is actually a good thing because it actually makes you appreciate the system, hell your lucky to even be getting HD- (-MS rep)

Let me go get my Popcorn.. this is going to be good -Can't wait to hear what they have to say about this one?

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KNWS  +   411d ago
Maybe because we are buying an XB1 for more than just resolution ever thought of that? How about the better exclusives at launch, dedicated servers provided by Microsoft,lacking with Sony,

Better UI experience, Skype calling, able to watch TV, able to move around the dashboard using voice only, host of other features.

XB1 is 1080p box, just because some gaming developers are not reaching it at launch. Doesn't mean it can't be achieved. Gaming developers have already said its likely when they get more time with the XB1

100 extra you do realise Sony included no camera right so they could offer their console at 400! think before you say stupid stuff.

I got Fifa 14, Kinect and XB1 for 500- price was never really an issue as i got a bargain.
TwistingWords  +   411d ago
What about the console police in general who said 6 months ago to the PC guys that resolution and FPS doesn't matter?
AutoCad  +   411d ago
Paying 100 extra for an everything machine.
Kayant  +   411d ago
@KNWS

"100 extra you do realise Sony included no camera right so they could offer their console at 400! think before you say stupid stuff."

I think you're the one saying stupid shit here. Why would they add a $40 premium to the console if they included it and wanted to compete on price?? Even if they did it would still be cheaper so the price advantage will still be there.

They have said it wasn't included because it would have resulted in more money being loss per PS4. "$399" was always the magic price for them.

"Sony's Masayasu Ito says US$399 was deemed "the magic price" for the PlayStation 4 – Efforts were made to include the camera at the US$399 mark, but pressure from above forbade Sony Computer Entertainment from making too much of a loss on the PlayStation 4 hardware."

http://www.businessspectato...

Also can we please stop the camera nonsense. It obvious the main reason MS included kinect is to sell you the experience they want you to have with XB1. it's heavily integrated to the OS. PS camera is more of an optional gaming peripheral for some games or things like live streaming, facial sign-in. The fact you can use any mic for OS voice navigation shows this. It's not an integrated/core experience they're trying to sell like what MS is doing.

The is why things like snap/switching apps make sense because it's so much faster/more convenient to do with your voice.
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AceBlazer13  +   411d ago | Well said
Can never understand idiots saying the extra hundred is worth it for the exclusives. Within a month they'll become obsolete and while your stuck playing kinect adventures and fitness in 2014 we'll be playing the order, infamous, driveclub and so much more.
mistertwoturbo  +   411d ago
Didn't you know? 1080p doesn't matter, the gameplay is what matters. Play the games, not the resolution. Play the games, not the controller. Play the games, not the HDTV. Play the games, not what you see on screen.

Just don't talk about Forza 5, all of a sudden 1080p will be relevant again.

Keep up with the times man.

O_O
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Ju  +   411d ago
In all honesty, the XO features look cool.

But after you are over that you will notice that 99% of time what you do with those machines is actually play the games. And to do that, you need the best HW to actually achieve the best result. And that HW is the PS4 - by a mile.

The OS can be as cute as can be; who really cares if the majority of the time what you do is game and you never see the OS - with that said, I still have the feeling MS is overdoing the "front end" putting the wrong priorities onto things which don't really matter for a (primary) game console. I still have the feeling the OS is feature over loaded and still lags (snappy) behind the PS4 OS this time - which has 0 lag what so ever.

I am not really surprised, though. MS - having a PC mindset - is trying to turn a console into a general purpose machine. That's not what I want. I'd get a PC for that if I really want that (or/and maybe a SteamMachine).
ambientFLIER  +   411d ago
Crazyglue, how do you still have 5 bubbles, with all the garbage you post and all the xbox articles that you troll?
christocolus  +   411d ago
lol..are people still on about this?...the game was at ms event few days ago..you should read the preview it runs smoothly and looks very good..who cares about the resolution?.no matter how fbs downplay it the xbx one is of great value to those getting it &its going to be an amazing system. all my gaming pals(psfans and xbx fans alike) who have seen ryse never even bothered asking if it was 1080p or 720p ..cos really majority dont care..im actually shocked people are still going on about this ..lol... launch is a few days away people. those interested in this resolutiongate or whatever it is called can have fun doing the comparisons ..i and others will be having fun playing the games...or meet me on xbx live playing ki on the 24th.
AD705  +   411d ago
Yeah but teh xboxz can allow me to skype and play games with friends and watch TV all at the same time with my voice! So yeah paying 100 bucks extra and another 60 bucks a year to use things I can use right now for free is totally worth it!
stuna1  +   411d ago
@KNWS

I always thought someone else was supposed to tell you the "Bedtime Stories"; Not you telling yourself the story! Well, if it helps you sleep better at night.....I guess it's ok!

All these hypocrite in this article are mind numbing transparent when it comes to obvious cracks in the arguments when they rush in to defend, not even the Xbox1, Microsoft themselves. Microsoft have failed to give plausible reasoning as to why any of this is happening. Instead of labeling everyone fanboys, maybe they should focus some of that pent up anger towards the ones who deserve it! Who would be Microsoft.
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BitbyDeath  +   411d ago
360 just went through 3 years of no games and now xbone is expected to provide better than PS4? Your living in a dream world. Things will be same as last gen since ms still lack in studios. They only have 1 retail first party game at launch.
BOLO  +   411d ago
@KNWS

"Skype calling, able to watch TV"...

Wow! Just wow! Spoken like a true "gamer" or M$FT sales rep...Guess Xbone has made television completely obsolete.
Lwhit6  +   411d ago
Hopefully it red rings or something along those lines. Now that would be a site to behold!
black0o  +   411d ago
not cool ..
FITgamer  +   411d ago
Hopefully it doesn't, then their sales will double.
Utalkin2me  +   411d ago
@FITgamer

ROFLMAO......Good One
Campy da Camper  +   411d ago
I don't wish any gamer to go through what I went through early last gen. I'm not a MS supporter by any means but if some kids parents saved up to buy him a Xbox one for Xmas and it rrod I'd feel really bad for them.

I personally don't think MS has consumers best interests in mind but I want them to be corrected in their pocketbook being hit not a struggling family who are not up to date on the console wars.
JessiePinkmanYo  +   411d ago
Lwhit6-Yeah, because a $500 console that red rings would be just great for the gaming world. A lot of Non gamers (parents, grandparents etc) STILL refer to gaming machines as "Nintendos". All they'll know when they read a tech article on CNN is that the new game machine little Johnny wants for Christmas will be a waste. Like Campy the Camper said, that's even more sad if that struggling parent forked out money for a system that's DOA. The same can be said about Playstations YLOD. BOTH are bad for the gaming community.
I'm getting both, X1 and PS4, but I really don't understand some peoples' fetish with bashing the console that they don't own. Don't like it? Don't buy it. Enjoy your system of choice and be THANKFUL there's competition, otherwise, gaming would suck.
Lwhit6   411d ago | Personal attack | show
andibandit  +   411d ago
@Lwhit6,

youre wrong on so many levels its astounding....firstly getting rid of the only real competition for ps4 is not gonna do the gaming community any good.
secondly you be amazed by what a father is willing to do for his children.
Thirdly wth would a rrod scandal benefit anyone? other than you to get some cheap laughs...if this resolution gate is as bad as it seems at least theres some hope that ms pours their energy into making some hellishly good exclusives.
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dennett316  +   411d ago
Why would you want that? That's just dumb...stop wishing for crap that will inconvenience other gamers. Preference is fine, let's just not be stupid about it.

For me, right now, the Xbox One just isn't worth it. Has some interesting looking games, but MS' attitude towards first party exclusives last gen was telling - they near abandoned them. They had their big guns - Halo, Gears and Forza - but not much else. Sony had (and still have) a lot of studios working on exclusive content that is more varied than that offered by MS.
Add in that the multi-platform situation seems to have reversed from the current generation (where the 360 usually had the superior versions of games), and the choice is a no-brainer. Especially with my distaste for Kinect, and the fact that the price is just too high for the level of tech they offer.

When the One has a Kinect-free SKU, or undergoes a sizeable price drop, then I'll buy one if there's a decent amount of true exclusives I want.

At least dislike something for valid reasons without resorting to nonsense like you posted.
Pope_Kaz_Hirai_II  +   411d ago
agreed.
Lord Maim  +   411d ago
Just don't listen to Microsoft PR, cause they don't want you to see the truth.

http://bit.ly/18dmY8l
vulcanproject  +   411d ago
The irony of your reply is that your gif's resolution is really low its too small lol
Lord Maim  +   411d ago
@vulcanproject: Heh! Is this better?

http://bit.ly/16TolvE
DaGR8JIBRALTAR  +   411d ago
Classic movie and gif!
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Infamous298  +   411d ago
Seems that band-aid (ESRAM) is a real bottle-neck
Playstationologist  +   411d ago
Close console competitors have never had so many major differences, I don't think this will end for the entire gen! Unless xbone can go super saiyan and get it's performance up to par with ps4. Even then I think the entertainment will continue.
dmitrijs88  +   411d ago
No more parity!!! Hooray! Gamers rejoice!
sigfredod  +   411d ago
Another stone to the bone grave
MRMagoo123   411d ago | Trolling | show
come_bom  +   411d ago
Microsoft really needs to get their act together. It's unacceptable that games in 2013 from new consoles don't run at 1080p.

Since it's too late to improve the hardware, I hope Microsoft improves their drivers and OS from the X1, so that all future games from the X1 are 1080p.
andibandit  +   411d ago
lol ms is really off to a bad start, and we havent even begun yet
kevnb  +   411d ago
Xbox one can't even compete with a midrange pc... Ps4 is Atleast reasonable and $100 cheaper
solar  +   411d ago
but console gamers always say they dont care about graphics.
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richierich  +   412d ago
They spelt Marcus Beer as Marcus Bear in that article anyone else notice this?
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richierich  +   412d ago
Apparently they fixed it just now I wonder did they read my post
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majiebeast  +   412d ago
They probably did.
andibandit  +   411d ago
just want to write that I was here when it happened....
Xsilver  +   412d ago
Lets see how this turns out :3
KrisButtar  +   412d ago
This is the 1st I heard of the AC4 rumor and in the article it mentions Destiny as well. Hopefully they can fix this problem for the next generation of games
majiebeast  +   412d ago
Destiny is freaking huge though i think it spans multiple planets with your own airship and everything.
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richierich  +   412d ago
Yeah I cant wait to play the beta it will make the waiting for the full game a little easier
KrisButtar  +   411d ago
Destiny is a huge game because of where you can go yes but it is still a just FPS. Its just another hit to the XB1 along with AC4 not being able to reach 1080. I hope they can fix this problem ASAP.
MRMagoo123  +   411d ago
@Krisbuttar

They cant fix the weaker hardware, the only way they are gonna keep the xbone games to the same rez as the ps4 is if they take out things from the actual game its not something they are gonna be able to patch, blame MS for being cheap with the hardware.
sigfredod  +   411d ago
I don't think is actually a "problem", is just specs numbers say it all
KrisButtar  +   411d ago
This is a problem because my current gen systems already can do 720, can do 720 up scaled and I'm sure there is likely some native 1080 as well. 1080 has been a standard for a very long time in PC and in HDTV.

Many people didn't have HDTV when the current gen released but they were built for it. Now that next gen is coming they are not even built for the standard HDTV setting? They should be able to pump out the standard HDTV setting for games without breaking a sweat.

Its not even the start of next gen yet and some titles can't even do the standard on games that are cross gen. It doesn't really seem "next gen" if it can't do the standard. Its not something that would stop me from buying one, its just a major piss off.

Edit: spelling
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Tripe_Down   412d ago | Trolling | show
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DirtyPimp  +   411d ago
lol i see alot of meltdowns ahead...
Pascalini  +   411d ago
Was about to get excited about this then I realised I have a life
Kayant  +   411d ago
Ohhh so why are you here then??? Looool because it seems your're in the same boat as everyone else.
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GuruMeditation  +   411d ago
So, don't comment on it and go enjoy your life, genius ;)
DigitalRaptor  +   411d ago
"Was about to get excited about this then I realised, that there's no damage control for this, at least nothing that comes to mind".

Fixed for you.
JessiePinkmanYo  +   411d ago
I was about to take you serious but then realized you only have one bubble.
richierich  +   411d ago
Howcome there I cant find any Xbox One AC4 footage anywhere?
MasterCornholio  +   411d ago
There is footage but it looks like crap because of the way YouTube compresses everything.

Edit: Oh and it was off screen as well.
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Angels3785  +   411d ago
Because ots near nonexistent aside from some people filminh off screen footage when the probably weren't suppose to.
falviousuk  +   411d ago
try looking a little harder, it isnt that hard to find AC4 footage on the xbox one, there was a lengthy video release a few days ago, and guess what, it looks great
Lord Maim  +   411d ago
Is it AC4 footage from an Xbone, or is it PS4 footage that has been "mistakenly" labeled as Xbone?
saikorican  +   411d ago
When you write things like that it's always helpful to provide a link so it doesn't look like you're just saying that. If it's so easy to find then a link could be easily provided, js.
bornsinner  +   411d ago
it is quite disappointing that some games can't hit 1080p this is most likely due to esram utilization hopefully games i actually care about use it properly in the future.. tho i'm happy games are at least hd with high-mid textures with 60 fps way more important than being 1080p
MasterCornholio  +   411d ago
It would suck for XBOX One owners if its true. But im not to concerned about the PS4 version since they already announced it to run at 60FPS at 1080P.

You get what you pay for.

@obliteratorFTW

Thats the irony of what i said LOL

:)
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obliteratorFTW  +   411d ago
Actually, in x1's case you pay more for a graphically weaker system which is giving you garbage 720p resolution for most games. It's hilarious tbh.
unity4g  +   411d ago
Can you link the announcement?
kiz2694  +   411d ago
watch the tons of reviews saying that the PS4 version runs at a significantly higher frame rate than current gen, and runs at 1080p.. i already know this, so if u wanna find out for your self just use something called google :)
Lord Maim  +   411d ago
In fact, with Sony you get more than you paid for. :)

(Kind of like PS+)
Nathaniel_Drake  +   411d ago
Yeah the Xbone you are paying for a different experience which is good as you have more diversity for each system and not have two similar systems, but the fact is the difference the Xbone brings still is just a small part of what each system should offer and that are games.

Resolution is important as it enhances the game experience primary to the game not a secondary experience like switching to television or snapping apps while playing. This obviously shows the priority MS put into the game experience more than the other.

Also when you pay $100 more you would expect the value to increase in the primary game experience which right now is not the case. But later on is where we will see the difference and if the esram will be solved, or if it doesn't and we see these returns as permanent.
Excalibur  +   411d ago
So it appears that Xbox 720 is actually the more appropriate name, whudda thunk it?
youndamie  +   411d ago
Lol they really should of went with the name xbox 720
Steven3657  +   411d ago
Wow
mushroomwig  +   411d ago
'hopefully'

Really guys?
HolyDuck  +   411d ago
This is N4G, what do you expect?
imt558  +   411d ago
So it was for BF4 and COD, right?
andibandit  +   411d ago
be grateful that there isnt one called "If I had one wish, this would be it"
C-Thunder  +   411d ago
That's the site, not the users. People are just guessing if they think it's true or not. N4g should change it to something like 'probably'
MysticStrummer  +   411d ago
Yeah people tend to comment on "hopefully" without thinking. It's the wrong word, and it's N4G's fault, not the people who think the rumor may very well be true.
MysticStrummer  +   411d ago
People are just saying the rumor may very well be true, and based on recent evidence no one can blame them for thinking so. The word "hopefully" is the fault of the site, not the voters.
Gore-Content  +   411d ago
If their own exclusives can't even handle 1080p, why do you think other games will?
Baka-akaB  +   411d ago
but come on it's only AC4 ... basically an enhanced version of the ps3-360 game ... would be really sad if true
kiz2694  +   411d ago
yeah I think it would, this game is amazing on current gen, but it would look outstanding running 1080p and at 60fps which I have never played a AC game at. that extra clarity would really at to the world of AC4, just like i can see the extra next gen water/rain and foliage really adding to the natural world.
KNWS  +   411d ago
Forza their only first party exclusive is 1080p and 60 frames.

Ryse and dead rising are second party games.

Killzone and Knack run at 1080p but the frame rate is not a solid 60, it varies with Killzone.
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Gore-Content  +   411d ago
Ah, yes, Forza. You wanna know why it runs at 1080p? No weather, no day / night transitions. 200 cars, 14 tracks.
Kayant  +   411d ago
"Ryse and dead rising are second party games"

So... Why does that matter? Devs will still be developing for only one system & have more support from MS than third-parties & more time/resources to optimise for XB1.
ambientFLIER  +   411d ago
Gore-Content -

Yes, because the resolution of the game depends on how many tracks or cars are included on the disk...

Do you people even know the bs that you're spouting?
IHassounah  +   411d ago
Forza 5 says hi.......
ambientFLIER  +   411d ago
imt558 -

REALLY? That's your proof? When Microsoft and Turn 10 themselves said it's native 1080? People guessing on a forum...
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Angels3785  +   411d ago
Soooo that's.....one
The_Ozymandias  +   411d ago
Oh, what a tangled web we weave...
DrJones  +   411d ago
"Hopefully" ... That's not very nice!
Niv  +   411d ago
I start to wonder how many nails left for this coffin?
jessupj  +   411d ago
Honestly, if all this negative news hasn't turned someone off yet, I don't know what will.

You'd think an ms fan would at least wait until after launch for more truth to come and and then make a decision.

But that's too sensible for some people.
PixelNinja  +   411d ago
Love it at the beginning of every generation, console gamers momentarily turn into PC gamers, moaning about graphics such as the polygon count or resolution, further down the line when the consoles slowly become less powerful in terms of specs, the gamers revert back into that "It doesn't matter about the graphics, it's about the games!" phase .__.
ELpork  +   411d ago
None of this matters, nor will it in like 3 months.
youndamie  +   411d ago
Lol your avatar goes perfectly with that comment.
jessupj  +   411d ago
You think multiplats are magically going to get bettter in 3 months?

If the only reason for the sub 1080p is the under developers drivers and developers needing to get used to the esram, then maybe. But games will still perform better on the PS4 if developers continue to take advantage of the hardware.

I think it's more likely a combination of that plus the fact that kinect is using up resources and the huge gap in technical power.

Either way it's a very big gamble to take on a $500 console. I would be incredibly nervous if I was getting an xbone at launch. Extremely nervous.

If it matters to you, why not just wait a few months until after release to see how things pan out?
ELpork  +   411d ago
Ok, fine, I'm being to literal. A year, maybe a little less then that. Launch games are gonna suck, they're gonna be janky, and jittery, comes with the territory.

A year from now, people will be talking about Fallout 4, Uncharted 4, Titan fall, the new Mass Effect and whatever else. This resolution stuff will be worked out by the time games that people care about hit. I'm just sick of seeing it, just like I was sick about hearing how fucked PS3 ports were in comparison to XB360 ports.

But it's the internet, people mass to run the same news into the ground like their memes and jokes and whatever else.
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Viking_Socrates  +   411d ago
Its as though the universe has perfectly aligned to make Microsoft's Xbox console as pathetic as possible or create an illusion, a shame really because I was looking forward to it immensely.

Might still play it (I will) but this is just entering a new realm of melancholy.
DivineAssault  +   411d ago
M$ just keeps getting hammered every day.. Its funny to see ppl actually rationalizing their poor business models & defending their crappy decisions..
TwistingWords  +   411d ago
But didn't people think the same with the PS3 when it first launched though?
PixelNinja  +   411d ago
Exactly, bubble for you, for standing out against the hordes of playstation fanboys.
ELpork  +   411d ago
People don't like common sense.
Bowzabub  +   411d ago
They did think the same...and believe me they voiced their opinions every chance they got. Call it karma I guess. It ain't no fun when the rabbit has the gun huh?
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jessupj  +   411d ago
Sony did make some bad decisions at launch of the PS3 and were quite arrogant following the success of the PS2. But there decisions still had many legitimate benefits for gamers, unlike MS's DRM, which had none.

I bought a PS3 near launch because I knew the games would follow.

And look what happened.

The 360 has virtually been a barren wasteland in regards to quality exclusives for the last few years, while I've been enjoying amazing games on my PS3. Too many to count.

I honestly don't see how any gamers can support and defend MS so fiercely after they dropped the ball so hard with exclusives.
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tontontam0  +   411d ago
power of ps3 was shown through their exclusive games.

unlike xbox one.
clouds5  +   411d ago
So the Xbox 1 is about as strong as the WiiU then?
obliteratorFTW  +   411d ago | Well said
Don't insult the WiiU please.
Campy da Camper  +   411d ago
Ha. Bubbs for well said. I've enjoyed my WiiU since the day I bought it. I'm 40 but have such a love for Mario and co that I will always play those games. Sure, its my second console and in my bedroom but I love laying in bed after a 4 hour battlefield session on my ps3 and playing trine or Mario on the gamepad as I watch History Channel on my plasma.
Sci0n  +   411d ago
wii u had more 1080p games out the gate
Moncole  +   411d ago
And on PC you can play at 4k at 120fps.
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Nujabes_  +   411d ago
Thanks for telling us.
kcuthbertson  +   411d ago
If it's actually decently optimized this time. My PC (Gtx 580 and i7 OCed to 4Ghz), struggled to run AC3 at 1080p 60fps. That game was optimized like poo.
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Edsword  +   411d ago
Depends on the PC, you guys act like just any PC can do this when the majority of PCs that are sold today have integrated graphics. Please clarify what kind of PC can run 4000k and 120 fps.
Sci0n  +   411d ago
you didn't know? every PC elitist who post on N4G has the ultimate gaming rig worth 4k or more dollars. Its BS because allot of pc gamers have entry lvl gaming rigs for games like league of legends but you let the elitist on here tell it every PC gamer has the ultimate rig.
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clouds5  +   411d ago
I bought my PC 5 years ago for about 600$ upgraded recently for ~250$ to a 7870, and another 4GB RAM (8 in total now).
PCs with integrated graphics are not meant for gaming btw...

You build your PC with a specific resolution resolution in mind. For "just" 1080p you don't have to invest alot of money. Check out the Tek Syndicate "kill your console" vid where they build good gaming PCs for 400-600$ ;) 1080p is never an issue (I never played a game below 1080p in like 4 years), but the framerate depends ALOT on how well the game is optimized. There are games that won't go over ~40fps no matter how low the settings are... But in most cases you can CHOOSE how much FPS you want through settings, or if you prefer better graphics @30fps.

And if you can afford a 4k monitor, obviously money isn't an issue for you anyway so you'll get 780tis in SLI mode.
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Holeran  +   411d ago
I am buying the PS4 but I hope developers come to grips with the Xbox Ones ram so they will be able to deliver 1080p as well. Reason being is if the PS4 developers don't have enough competition then they get lazy pure and simple.
TwistingWords  +   411d ago
Don't worry there is always PC to compete with.
IHassounah  +   411d ago
Sorry but that is not really considered competition
nolifeking  +   411d ago
Will all third parties stop making games? I'm really tired of hearing "competition is good".
Bimba  +   411d ago
History of console wars, the most power means nothing...

http://www.hardcoregamer.co...
Edsword  +   411d ago
Maybe not, but this is really the first gen where the two biggest competitors are releasing consoles at the same time. PS2 and Xbox 360 both launched ahead of the comp. Everything should be looked at in context, not just one point, because that doesn't tell the whole story. Not only that but PS4 seems to have the momentum from PS3 right now. I predict a close gen like last time, but ultimately I think the PS4 will start ahead and stay ahead, especially if we are talking worldwide and not just US.
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BOLO  +   411d ago
FAIL...That argument is flawed considering PS2 was released a whole one year before Xbox 1 circa 2001. Of course there was ample time to increase the hardware capabilities...PS4 and Xbox One are being released within weeks of one another...

Try again.
SuicideKing  +   411d ago
I for one will not be surprised if this rumor turns out true. I hope they at least can hit 900p. Another disappointing multi plat on the Xbox if true.
ginsunuva  +   411d ago
Shhh...

If resolution becomes too big a deal, M$ might pay devs to ensure all versions of a game are equal and limited to the xbone's potential.

Keep it on the down low.
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