Mii-gamer: A peculiar image has emerged which could be our first glimpse of Project Cars for the Wii U.
Looks like it's on the web browser displaying the image on the TV. That or photoshopped. I could be wrong though.
@Infected Agreed It's possible it's real, since the image quality looks good, and there's noticeable AA issues which is likely not to be implemented until closer to then end of development for performance checks. But the lack of Wii button queues on the screen is the first or icons bring sin to question the validity of this actually running on Wii U. It's possibly a screenshot of the PC version on low settings, and the user uploaded the picture, and snapped it on the Wii U. But at the end of the Day it's going to look good on the Wii U regardless, because of the Engine not the Wii U's hardware. The engine they're using has amazing rendering capability at low performance cost. Even at it's lowest setting Project Cars still looks better than most racing games on any platform, which is a testament to the engine and developers. http://www.youtube.com/watc... The YouTuber says it's running 720p @ 120fps on a GTX 460. If that's true then the Wii U should be able to do 720p @ 60fps no problem with those setting, and maybe a bit more (audience members (even though they're cardboard as of now), better foliage, at least some AA, and better lighting and shadows). Here's another on lowest settings http://www.youtube.com/watc... Ultra settings http://www.youtube.com/watc... http://www.youtube.com/watc...
im for nintendo... but why do u think that wii u can do 720 @ fps? Its gpu is vastly inferior to the GTX 460.
@DomceM Its always retards like you that come out of nowhere to spread nonsense with no evidence or knowledge. The Wii U is just a PS2 with a leapfrog tablet screen we get it. Try to be innovative with your trolling next time.
It is a GPGPU, so... no.
@DomceM Yes the Wii U's GPU is weaker than the a GTX 460, and pound for pound the Wii U's GPU is porbably half the power of a GTX 460. It usually take 3x the GPU power to render the same game at 2x the resolution with the same fps. So the GTX 460 runs PCars in 720p @ 120+ fps. Being 2x as powerful as the Wii U means, that the Wii U should be able to do 720p @ 60fps. Especially considering, PCars is being optimized (to a degree) for the Wii U's hardware, and with some tweaks it should be possible.
Yes exactly, thats what I thought, too. Even if it is not as powerful, we still speak about a PC graphics card working in a PC an a graphics card, based on a PC one, but customized for consoles, with games being optimized for that exact hardware. I mean, how do people think, that CoD Ghost still runs on a Xbox360 or PS3, because it is sooo powerful? No, because it is optimized for the consoles hardware. So, just to sum it up, if the Wii U graphics card would run in a PC, the GTX460 would definetly be more powerful, but we cant compare apples and bananas.
Abizzel- The Wii U is far less powerful than 1/2 of a GTX 460. The GTX 460 does 1.36tflops and analysis has shown the Wii U's GPU is equivalent to a Radeon 4650, which does 0.34tflops. Here, check out the comparison here: http://www.gpureview.com/sh... An equivalent nVidia chip to the Wii U would be something like the 8800gts(512).
@AndrewLB The stat you're using are from the GTX 460 V2, it was the second release of the GTX 460 which faded out the original, which is why it's over 1TFLOP, of performance. The original was around 800 GFLOPS. It's very possible the GPU used here could be a V2 (forgot about the refresh), and if so that means 720p @ 30fps is more likely what the Wii U version. As for the Wii U, it's rumored to be either a HD 4650 / HD 4670, and based on the specs of the previous consoles, and the specific choices for RAM used in the Wii U, I'm lead to believe it's the 4670 that was used. So the Wii U has at most a 384 GFLOP GPU (HD 4670 / 20% under-clocked), and at least a 346 (HD 4650 / 10% under-clock). I'm just going to start using the average 365 GFLOPS :D. So the GTX 460, depending on the versions is 2.2x or 3.7x more powerful than the Wii U. If it's the latter than 60fps is possible, if not 30fps.
First thing first.. I am getting a wii u soon myself. So you can stfu with the conspiracy theories... 2nd... what i said was right. the gpu is weaker in the wiiu. So why the hell 20 butthurt losers come out of nowhere for thumbs down? But then a dumbass like dgander who obviously doesnt understand anything at all gets nearly equal ration of agree/disagreE? answer = n4g audience are retards.
Actually, I can confirm that this was an image of the Wii U version...from February 2013. This is an old pre-alpha image that was posted by an insider to a thread on neogaf even though he wasn't supposed to. The key here, though, is that its "old" from a point where there was hardly any progress on the Wii U version.
I agree. This was even before all the DX 11 like "features" were implimented in Wii U version. So we will see they have been pretty vocal the Wii U can gandle this game. That "HIDDEN" power!
nope not web browser cause I am using Wii U browser now it not the same.
It could easily be someone playing a YouTube video or looking at a screenshot on Google images. I hope I'm wrong though. Regardless, interesting image.
except Wii U browser will show the URL at the top on gamepad. As well as Refresh and close webpage button.
Not while viewing an image or video.
your wrong, You can't view two different images or videos on web browser. Both images and video must be the same on gamepad and tv
Except that is the same image on the gamepad and TV OtakuDJK1NG..
No, its real. I remember when it where it was posted early last year. Its just a really, really old pre-alpha image. They were still using 1 CPU core and hadn't even implemented any of the DX11 shading effects yet at that point. They are still heavily optimizing the Wii U version of the game.
Forget the Wii U, is there any information on the X1/PS4 versions?
Why would you say "Forget the Wii U" - if it's coming out on all 3? There has already been some coverage on the PS4 and X1 versions of the game. Google it.
Wrong place to ask, as this is only about the Wii U version. Repeating, Wii U. There has been some information about PS4/XB1 versions, just search for it. And no need to undervalue.
Forget the Wii U? forget your fanboyish comment!
There are Nintendo fans on the site now. Stay away from comments like that.
At least Wii U has the gamepad advantage, motion control, free online and Miiverse integration, why would I even think about ps4/x1 when I can get Project CARS on PC for a lower price, Better graphics, mods, Wheel control and Free Online<<<<<< FACTS.
InB4 Sony fanboys downplaying wiiU version.
Except you weren't.
It was on WiiU first try 2 years in development on wiiu before they scrapped ps3/360 for ps4/Xbox1 so they have had 2 years more experience on WiiU plus most people want it on WiiU....
inB4 someone plays victim to people that aren't- Oh right, too late. Why would anyone need to downplay that image?
It is almost like, they hear it is from Wii U and then actually search for why it is bad... sad.
The wii u needs more 3rd party support. Really hope nintendo learns & addresses this on their next console
Where have you been the last 20 years? Nintendo has always lacked third party support on their home consoles.
Actually, no. They haven't. Only around 5th gen did they lose much of their third party support.
That's wrong. The NES and SNES had very strong third party support.
Because a lot of third party software just can't compete with Nintendo triple A's.
Absolutely, the N64 era. The console was released 17-18 years ago. That's what I said "20".
Holy crap i just cant believe its was that long ago ehhhh
They need 3rd party EXCLUSIVES or people will just buy the games for their old consoles and never buy a Wii U.
I'm looking forward to seeing how it preforms on wiiU tbh.
Check my comment above. It should easily be able to do 720p @ 60fps on the lowest settings, and even then the lowest settings rivals that of the best current gen (PS360) has to offer. As a matter of fact here. http://www.youtube.com/watc... It'll probably look a bit better than that, better AA to get rid of some of the jaggies, audience members in the stands (although they're cardboard people), better foliage, and a few other effects. The GPU that's running on is nearly 2x as powerful as the Wii U's, and that video is running 720p @ 120+ fps, so the Wii U should be able to do the same around 60fps.
pretty sure i've seen this pic months ago. seems fake
How does a game like this work with digital triggers??
Probly the same way as when we didnt have digital triggers. Or maybe the same way as keyboard and mouse controls.
for the sake of wii u owners, I hope that's fake. because there are DEFINITE jaggies all over that. even though it is offscreen, you can still tell that much. and it looks pretty low res.
This is from really early on in the development. Like, really early. This picture is almost a year old now. Back then they were only using one CPU core. It's doing pretty well to look that good using only a third of its CPU.
It runs on a single core still that's not the reason why it looks a little jaggie the reason for this is because it's very early in development the wiiu version is already said to mimick the very best pc version abait a few super ubber high end effects and that was a maybe so in other words wiiu version is already 97% mimicking the high end pc version lets see if i was right. N4G has dug this up because of all the positive wiiu news ect n4g is just trying to get peoples attention off the wiiu version basically causing misdirection just like when this site started debating wiiu power when Sony already did a video explaining the wiiu architecture using edram is tricky but more powerful in other words exclusive games like X will blow u away graphically when its finished and will eclipse every ps4 game that's the truth.
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