While it won’t have an effect as dramatic as on PC, the advent of DirectX 12 should bring a measure of improvement in the efficiency of the CPU of the Xbox One, but Microsoft is also looking at other venues of evolution.
Improvement is always welcome, I'd say.
Optimization is good, but this is literally an article based on job listing.... Yes "Microsoft wants to optimize Xbox". That is true, but seriously? This is an article? Is this even something we should be getting excited over? What were we supposed to expect "this console maker want to lower optimization"? All console maker out there wants more optimization on their console. and they are working on it, too. LoL.
GameNameFame, I actually agree seems like dualshockers makes news out of much to do about nothing. Job listings are ongoing and most tweets responding to fans promise "future greatness". I think nitpicking every thing posted and said by micro or sony with very little meaningful substance behind such news now only hurts the creditability of the site. It sure doesnt encourage me to read the next story if the last few news stories boiled down to really just saying micro is working on something= wow OK.
Thanks for yet another job ad, Abriel. Truly top notch work, as usual.
It if helps the games run smoother and gives dev's more incentive to make games for XB1 I'm all for it.
There's a difference between improving a little and improving a lot, seems as if X1 is improving a lot while its competitors are improving a little.
Azzanation, nom there are juste making publicity about it, because they don't need to. Sony is also improving the use of their console and infrastructures.
like their thinking! Cpu optimization or any optimization makes a difference.
How annoying is a locked ad when you view dualshockers on mobile? Won't be clicking on them again...
Use a PC to browse websites.
Those are harder to carry around. Avoiding dualshockers is much better advice anyway.
^^^^^ or even better avoid game on daily... Oh wait everyone does lol.
N4G is as much of a ps4 fantard website as i can put up with. Adding dualshockers in that list would drive me nuts.
I really hope people understand that while all these improvements and planned optimizations are a good thing for the Xbox One, the PS4, which is it's main competition, simply has more hardware under it's hood. It's not speculation, it's reality.
@IGiveHugs What is your point, exactly?
Well, hugs is probably hurting still after all this great MS and Xbox news. Looking for anything to ease his pain.....
@igivehugs "I really hope people understand that all these improvements and planned optimizations are a good thing for the Xbox One" There was really no reason to bring the ps4 into this article.so there you go,i fixed it for you.
And the reason ur saying this bcuz? This is a xbox article you know that right?
Judging by the replies to my comment I guess people actually do understand. Maybe?
@IGiveHugs You received responses to your comment because it unnecessarily opened up a debate between the PS4 and the XBOX One. It appears that you do this quite often. You're objective is to draw attention to yourself by posting inflammatory and unrelated statements. Perhaps it is insecurity or alienation that drives you to behave in this manner. I will admit that you were successful. So, congratulations on being an agitating narcissists. I'm sure that will get you far in life.
@IGiveHugs2NakedWomen What does PS4 has with this though. This is an XBO article were PS4 is not mention.
@ugivehug.. You might as well change your username to "IgivehugtoSonyPlaystatio n" since you always like to bring in PS4 into a xbox only article concersation that is totally off topic and not needed. LOL PS4 has nothing to do with this article and yet here you are acting like Mariahelfutura.
I need people to understand that a lot of us sensible, xbox gamers, understand that the PS4 is more powerful. But to also understand that we don't necessarily care.
just how the ps3 was much stronger on paper and i could careless cause the ps3 like the ps4 is very basic on features and will never have the games i want. I did by a ps3 for $40 the stores demo ps3,i had to jailbreak it to remove demo mode and even at that price it was nothing but a 3d dvd player for me till the xbox one got the update. The ps2 was the last sony device i enjoyed. I loved my psp but that due to the homebrew not so much what sony did with it,they always promise you the world with there devices,it got old fast for me,i see people on here buy into the hype of sony.
No one is talking about the PS4, cupcake.
That is actually off topic as this is not a comparison article, but thanks for reminding us. P.S. Ken says your check is in the mail.
Who the hell cares? This joke of an article is about low level optimization of the X1. No need to be so defensive and bring sony into this.
Who cares? The ps4 is more powerful. For the millionth time we get it!
Imagine what they could do with high level CPU optimization. If only someone would come out and make a CONSOLE optimized for gaming!
Consoles do much more with much less when compared to their PC cousins. I would say consoles are highly optimized for gaming. The biggest hurdle consoles face is the balance between power and affordability. If money were no object, we could see some really killer game consoles created. Unfortunately console manufacturers need as big an install base as possible so they can generate enough software sales to offset the loss they take on hardware.
Yeah I agree, plus I enjoy the no fuss with playing games on a console to always wondering if my computer will be good enough to run the pc games. Yeah they could build 1,000 dollar console, but wouldn't that just be a pc in sheeps clothing?
Good to hear about improvements. Heres hoping we get some more game suprises this year. I would love to see Rent a Hero no. 1 and other Sega games remade or rebooted for the X1.
Lord...more job description articles. I wish just once they would actually interview someone instead of putting out these bold headlines and then just regurgitate a job posting on the site and make obvious assumptions from it.
Everything has been about what the CPU can do, but I would also like to hear what the GPU can do as well. what ever happened to HUMA n CUDA.
CUDA is an Nvidia technology..
I've read on many sites PS4 hardware can in fact use CUDA n HUMA. Besides, I don't see why they can't use CUDA since the programing language is based on C++. EDIT: I tried locationg the sites where they said CUDA was supported for the PS4. I guess it was removed. You can't trust some sites these days.
I'm willing to bet it was never available in the first place. AMD chips do not support CUDA. That's what they have OpenCL for.
My bad, CUDA is an Nvidia technology like you said. But really, My point I was trying to make on my 1st commit was strictly based on the fact that every article so far has only been about what the CPU can do, and not the GPU. I just wanted to hear them talk about the parallel processing capability of the PS4 GPGPU for a chance. That's all.
I'd hope they'd be looking into ways to improve performance and efficiency on Xbox One. I don't see how this is news because isn't this what they are suppose to be doing anyways and what they've done in the past (launch 360 vs end of gen 360).?? It's what virtually every company does with it's hardware and software so talking about them doing their job from a job posting just isn't news.
Maybe by the time the X1 is all growds up and teh cloud, these optimizations and the DX12 Holy Grail all are in place it can touch 1080p/60?
Haha onve you werebsayong but Phill said. Apparently things changing very quickly. XO is a beast and will be a more powerful beast.
I heard dx12 won't offer much improvement on xbox one because one core always directs traffic to the others. Maybe they can optimize the cpu to leverage more symmetrical cpu threading?
if it helps em, more power to M$... Still, im waiting for a slim version of xb1, Battle Toads, more exclusives (I LIKE TO PLAY) to be released, at a nice price point of around $299 before i consider getting it.. Im perfectly happy with wii u & ps4 combo.. Hell, i play more wii u games than anything else.. However, this spring my life will be committed to Bloodbourne & Dark Souls 2 for the PS4.. Majoras mask on 3ds will hold me off til then.. Step it up xb.. I want it but not yet
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