"Bungie's Destiny beta is now available for players who have pre-ordered the game."
Gotta love that beastly 1080p gaming powerhouse : The PS4!!! Seriously though, its nice to see Bungies newest game look this nice and appear to be ready to rock the gaming world. Day 1 4 me confirmed. Long live Sony and the PS4.
I think the article is referring to the art style more than sheer visual fidelity. This looks great on all consoles, even last gen ones.
Yeah I was pretty suprised at how well the game transferred over to all consoles! I don't think anyone can complain about having the worst version.
The art style is nice, playing on PS4 however the graphics are not on par with a game like killzone sf or second son. Also the textures are most certainly not 1080p. Really good game though, much more fluidity in the story structure compared to the alpha which was my only real concern with this game. Another theme which is bugging me atm is why do I keep hearing "bungie did a great job with consistency throughout multiple platforms" The new consoles should look miles better than 8 year old hardware end of story. If this game was developed by a less liked publisher like EA or Square enix they would be getting slated right now.
This always happen with multiplatform games. They are "good" at best, never "great" for me.
This game deserves all the hype its getting. Great game even greater getting it on my ps4
Thats Bungie for ya. The best Dev team IMO. Cannot wait for next week and then september. Destiny will break records left and right for sure
They're 2nd behind Naughty Dog to me IMO. OT-This game is gonna be so big. GOTY most likely.
and that why we have opinions
+1. If ND claim they are number 2 console developers, no one would dare to claim they are number 1.
love the art the OST is also great. there was a time i just sat for about 5 mins in the tower enjoying the sites and soundtrack playing in the background. really cant wait for the full release to see what else bungie has been keeping from us
whats the loading like in the beta? it was quite long in the alpha and that was my only complaint of the alpha. would love to try it out if anyone has a spare beta key? #WishfulThinking :) @below thanks guys helpful bub. the gameplay of the alpha is all i needed to sell me on the main game come september
They look exactly the same, not sure if the length has shortened at all though.
in reply to your reply, below #6.3.2 I also upgraded to the Seagate SSHD 1TB, the loading is still long.. Hopefully this won't plague the whole generation.
@BattleTorn I'm sure developers will improve how they stream assets reducing the frequency of load screens but the issue will never truly go away.
Overall, loading screens(watching your ship in orbit while waiting to go into warp space) has been drastically shortened as compared to the alpha. I suspect the full game will reach an even shorter wait time.
I've found the loading to be quite long (beta). I expect it to be better upon full release
not to sound like an arse it being alpha/beta and all but the loading time is way too long on ps4, here is hoping they sort it out
Sadly this is going to be an issue for the remainder of the generation as the PS4 and Xbox One have so much more RAM to fill up compared to the previous gen machines, yet they use the same speed hard drives that were in the PS3 and 360. I upgraded my PS4 hard drive to a 1TB 7200RPM drive the week I got it. It was around $65 on Amazon and loading times in Killzone: Shadowfall dropped from about 60 seconds to 44 seconds which is a pretty decent drop when you consider all of the loading screens you'll experience over the next couple of years.
I have a spare beta key for PS4. Just PM me and I'll get it to you.
I agree game is beautiful and its only a beta too
want the beta
Yes, Destiny has great art direction imo. On a technical level it isn't quite there by comparison, but that's forgivable. The Beta test is better in a lot of ways over the Alpha test as well. Can't wait to have the final game.
i can just look at the skies in the game, and just completely stare at it for minutes. Bungie really can make a game stand out.
I agree that it looks good, but its boring to play after an hour or so.
I played it for hours yesterday and had a blast. I wasn't ready to upgrade to ps4 yet cause I have a backlog of ps3 games and there are not to many games worth buying ps4 for but damn destiny is fun and now I want the best version on consoles.
To be honest im amazed at how good it looks on PS3, so if you didn't upgrade yet I don't think you'd miss out on much. I think I was just expecting more, I don't know, just feels dull and repetitive to me. Its more fun with friends but still got old quickly. But, I also understand betas are not a representation of the final product and is only a small pinch of the content so I will certainly be keeping my pre-order. Its not a bad game by any means.
The loading screens are very reminiscent of older Bungie games. It looks very much like a hybrid of Halo & Mass Effect. *EDIT* In art style.
Agreed. Game also reminds me of a blend of Halo and Mass Effect. Throw some Borderlands 2 in there and that's Destiny. I played the Beta a little last night while I was a little, um, intoxicated and cannot wait to play again later today and actually remember what the hell I did last night.
The screen shots from ps3 and ps4 is not that much different I rather play it on my ps3. This new generation sucks because there's really not that much of a big leap as far as graphics. The only big leap I saw is nintendo switching to HD which means you can play nintendo games in HD for the first time. I just rather stick with my xbox1, wii u and ps3, ps4 is overrated deal with it fanboys.
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