As Robert Peeler – Online Community Manager for Kojima Productions – said, the official PC requirements will be coming soon.
I hope "locked at 60" doesn't mean locked as in Trials Fusion, where you have to keep the framerate at maximum, otherwise your game you go slowmotion instead of skip the frames.
That is a technical flaw, trials was a direct port, in which it's almost like emulation. If you do anything less than 60 fps, it is running sub native and it slows down. We saw the reverse of this with NFS: RIvals on PC. Locked to 30 fps, when unlocked it speeds up the game by double. A game can be designed for a certain framerate, from what I've seen of the fox engine, it looks like it's designed well for PC. So they might mean it can't go higher than 60 fps (which sucks for ppl with 144hz monitors). Either way I won't complain because 60 fps is more than good enough for me. Also Valkyria Chronicles is the same, if you run anywhere near 30 fps it's all slow motion, but you can flip an option that sets 30 fps playable.
"Locked at 60fps" doesn't even make sense. You can't lock a framerate in software and keep it from going under that target, only sufficiently powerful hardware can do that. You can cap a framerate at a certain target to keep it from going over that target, but you can't lock a framerate and keep it from going under. There is no way they can guarantee 60fps on PC. I'm sure most PC gamers will be able to run it at 60fps, simply because it isn't a super demanding game and even the consoles will be running it at 60fps, but there is no way they can guarantee that very weak desktops and laptops will be able to achieve 60fps.
isnt the xb1 version running at 720p just to accommodate the 60 fps?seems like fps is a big deal in this game but old gen systems do run it at 30 so it cant be locked also if you think the game wont be demanding , prepare to be surprised
I think by "locked" they mean "capped." I.e. you can't play the game higher than 60fps.
Final Fantasy XIII port is locked at 30fps but most systems these days could run it anyway. The PC requirements seem to need a more moderate CPU and a good enough GPU to run the game but holidays are coming so people are probably going to try and invest in Nvidia's new 900-series cards.
As as soon as I saw 'locked' I was sceptical. Surely they must mean capped. Either way - what's the point!?! If it's capped then why deny the people with high end rigs and screens that could enjoy higher fps? And if it's locked then why deny people who have lower end rigs who would prefer to sacrifice fps for increased detail / resolution
You can lock a framerate to 60 fps, by creating a 60 fps requirement. If the system can't handle it you see what looks like a slow motion effect. Such as Valkyria Chronicles, but at least it has an option to turn it into 30 fps game in options.
Why in hell they Lock the FPS at 60FPS in PC that's just plain stupid. If i want my game to not overreach 60FPS i would gladly use 3rd party program not in game lock!.
those system requirements are very similar to mgr revengeance...looks like this game is pretty well optimized.
That sucks. Locked at 60 FPS. Ah well, it will be unlocked soon after release most probably. I did hear when it was announced that there will be extra high end graphics options though.
Be happy with 60fps rather than 30fps. And I'm certain that it will only take some modding to get rid of that framerate cap cause it's on pc. As long as the game looks and plays great I got no issue with this. I'm happy to see that the game only needs a reasonably spec'd pc to run it.
Locked what a joke. Hack or patch will unlock it because if my Pc can run it at 100fps then that's where it should run. Stop Gimping Pc versions as this practice of locking framerates is stupid.
Why settle for 60. If this game is doing 60 on consoles he should know a lot of PC's are capable of going higher.
I have a 144Hz monitor I'm sure there will be a way of overriding the 60FPS cap if this is true, well I hope so anyway!
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