Top
360°

Sony Confirms PLANETSIDE 2 PS4 Will Be 1080P, Update Incoming

LUKE KARMALI: Sony has confirmed that PlanetSide 2 is set to run at 1080p with a "smooth" framerate on PS4, and promised hands-on time at E3.

The news comes from creative director Matt Higby, who made the comment during a PlanetSide 2 Twitch stream. He revealed the team is still optimising the MMO shooter for the new console, with bespoke UI and control mechanics all part of the process.

The story is too old to be commented.
THC CELL812d ago

Can't wait for this, looks great

GarrusVakarian812d ago (Edited 812d ago )

It does, i had lots of fun playing on my friends PC, it can get so damn hectic at times.

I would have liked 60fps to be the priority over 1080p though. I would gladly have taken 720p with less effects if it meant 60fps. I don't mind 30fps for most genres, but i really, really prefer to play FPS's in 60fps.

Ah well, im sure it will still be great, and i'll download it regardless.

MysticStrummer812d ago

30fps doesn't bother me as long as it's a solid 30. This game doesn't appear to be like CoD, where the characters are like heavily armed hummingbirds on crack, making 60fps seem more necessary. My main concern is how the frame rate holds up in big battles. I'd rather a lower resolution that stays smooth when the battles get truly huge.

Stoppokingme812d ago

Heath Ledger is right, I'd prefer a stable framerate anyday of the week.

randomass171812d ago

It didn't perform very well on my laptop, so I'd like to see a solid framerate on the PS4 version.

BadlyPackedKeebab812d ago

I am excited however this is yet another one that seems as if its going to miss the boat. This really needed to be out in March or so. If it gets to Aug and destiny etc is around the corner it suddenly has much less impact.

3-4-5812d ago

For those who haven't played this, I think your going to like it a lot.

I played for Months as only the NC, haven't tried the other two, but I'm kind of attached to the NC now.

Huge Open Maps, Tons of people on, solid graphics, decent amount of guns & upgrades.

Also I NEVER bought anything or spent money in game. I earned everything and even starting out, The Normal guns they give you, are actually some of the best there are.

The game, day 1, is balanced because of that.

Wait until you guys experience an Alert that sends 400 vs 400 or something like that, you guys are going to poop yourselves with enjoyment.

The_Infected812d ago

If it was 60fps they'd most likely said it straight out but instead they said "smooth" so I'm sure it's below 60fps.

killzone619812d ago

i heard the game was 60fps on ps4.

BadlyPackedKeebab812d ago

this.

If there is something good about a game devs will not shutup about it. If its not there they will dodge it.

smooth = dodging it.

papashango812d ago

planetside definitely would play better if they pushed for highest frame rates instead of resolution. It's a great game for those who havn't played tried it.

MysticStrummer812d ago

I doubt it, more likely 30, but we'll see.

GundalfDeGrej812d ago

I'm going to go ahead and guess no. I'd be pleasantly surprised if it was.

Irishguy95812d ago (Edited 812d ago )

More than likely not, it's a 2012 PC game so it's quite demanding for 2012 tech. Who knows though they may knock the specs down for the Ps4 release

randomass171812d ago

If it was 60fps it'd be a dream come true, but for such a massive game, that would be quite a feat.

esemce812d ago

It's 1080p so it will be dirty thirty frames per second.

+ Show (3) more repliesLast reply 812d ago
MasterCornholio812d ago

Cool because some rumors said it would be 900P. Glad they managed to get 1080P with this game and I can't wait to play it.

MysticStrummer812d ago

If any game would deserve a pass for a slightly lower resolution due to the scope of the world, it's this one. Cool that they got it to 1080p though. I hope the frame rate holds up well in big battles.

MasterCornholio812d ago

Im ok with 900P but 720P looks like a blurry mess on my monitor.

randomass171812d ago

Honestly, I would accept 720p if it means a smoother framerate. On my laptop the game was super choppy. I don't care to experience that again.

T2812d ago

can someone remind me is this f2p, how is the grind for PC edition? also will it have PC crossplay? looking forward to this but didn't like DUST much, found the graphics kind of subpar

ginsunuva812d ago

Grind is long. But this is the first F2P game I've seen where buying guns for a buck or two is actually worth it.

I don't think it has PC crossplay. Maybe after launch sometime.

Agent_hitman812d ago

Another free to play goodies from Sony.. thanks

macethedon812d ago

So not 60fps then?

If anyone knows, what is the fps on PC for this?

GarrusVakarian812d ago (Edited 812d ago )

There is no set FPS on PC. It all depends on the persons specs. I've played it at 1080p 60fps (for most of the time, experienced dips when there was tons going on) on PC though, it's a very nice looking game.

papashango812d ago (Edited 812d ago )

I usually hovered at 80-100fps @ 1080p back when I played.

It was smooth it was silky

ramiuk1812d ago

it would be nice this gen if we had the option in settings menu

720p ans 60fps
1080p 30fps/60fps

randomass171812d ago

@papashango Wow, you must have had a stellar PC. Mine is a doohickey laptop haha. The PS4 verion will hopefully remedy this for me though. :)

Show all comments (54)
The story is too old to be commented.