GearNuke: "Day 1 patch has improved performance on the PS4 but at a cost."
at the beginning of this gen new consoles struggled to maintain 60 fps....and now they already struggle to hold 30fps...what a weak generation!! :(
Technology moves faster than ever..it's going to outpace hardware that stays the same for years and only cost 300-400 dollars. I expect this generation will be shorter
Much shorter this way.
Nintendo with the 3DS has a different opinion...doesnt matter to be at the peak of technology everytime, it matters to be peak in art direction and innovative game mechanics/gameplay and secondly technology do not be a setback to this
Its all dependent on the game. 30fps is generally the sweet spot on consoles for a game like this. It always has been. There are plenty of full 1080p locked 60fps games coming. The generation is fine and the games look great. Stop being a downer
Your right mate this gen just started. Ppl dont have enough patience.
Some devs will always prefer better graphics and animations than 60 FPS .
Most games are 30fps on consoles, especially open world games with advanced graphics. Dragon Age Inquisition, Infamous Second Son and AC Unity all ran at 30fps too. I think the consoles will be just fine. Developers have always had to work within the constraints of fixed hardware. Having certain limits can actually be a good thing for creativity.
Second son gave you the option to run 60 fps in a later patch
I think 30fps is fine and since GTA V ps4 was patched, it runs smoothy at this rate. I think games where it is struggling to maintain this fps really have an effect on gameplay. The camera in this game is simply jerky and an eyesore on a large screen, dropping to 720p seems to help a little
Jobboy Witcher 3 us 39 fps because it's a open world game on consiles. There will be plenty of games that will target and achieve 60 fps Also as we go further into this gen and developers get more comfortable with each systems tech than we will see amazing games If uncharted series, god of war 3 and the last of us can happen on 512 mb than imagine what 4 to 6 gb of ram can do
to be fair, pre patch on Ps4 already surpass 30FPS, the thing is, it's not consistent, the thing goes from 28-37 fps making the frame pace strange... post-patch have much better framepace on Ps4.
I've been saying this since they launched those meager upgrades from ps3 and 360.I look at the exclusives and I still can't say wow, it's more like owe that looks nice.But really 30fps were really in gen 7.3 with these consoles. Good thing this game didn't get released on ps3 and 360 because they would of blamed the 30fps on them developing for weaker hardware.
Does any one really care as long as the games are good. To many neg comments about crap like this, just play the fooking games
TW3 is unplayable to me because of constant lag when i move the camera. Its the laggiest game ive ever played. I deleted it from my ps4 and refuse to play it in its condition. The graphics are ghe best ive ever swwn but whats the point if its performance is awful. Im 33 years old, biggest let down in my gaming career. I hope they fix it soon
You cant have everything. Cheap console with high end performance. For the price that you pay for a PS4 is good enough and afordable to many more player then the one that can buy Titan or r9
Indeed. Plus add to the fact that it's a multiplat game. While how awesome as it is, is still plagued with various issues, so I'm not entirely shocked. Still regardless, it's pure awesomesauce no matter the console you play it on!
Question is why are you comparing the console to a Titan. Then calling a victory. Compare it to a r280 or a Gtx 960 much more comparable that way. Now add in that console charges to go online, has more expensive games, has no BC. It adds up to be about even in the end. Please dont make it a biased comparison where you compare a Titan to a console.
Add to the fact that you can play at a pretty steady 60 fps
PS4 + The Witcher 3 + 3 Months PS Plus = £300 http://www.amazon.co.uk/b/r... Now build me a gaming PC with a GTX 960 around the £300 mark.
That's a good deal but I will stick take my gaming pc. RPG's just feel normal to me with a mouse and keyboard. Plus, I've been spoiled with 60 FPS, I've got to have it now. Also, Hairworks makes Geralt so... dreamy..
"Now build me a gaming PC with a GTX 960 around the £300 mark." The most tired and dumb argument there is. PC does much more than play games.
Jesus it still runs perfectly fine on the ps4
Apart from most cutscenes getting stuck at 20fps locked, Go check DF performance review with patch one. Gameplay itself seemed pretty stable but custscenes are far from it. Hopefully they can fix this it's really annoying.
Well i rather have gameplat uneffected then the cutscenes, i didnt minded them on DAI whene it looked like it was suttering and here doesnt affect me to much
I must be the only person alive that got a laggy copy of TW3 on ps4. Seriously, it lags so bad its all i can focus on. Im thinking of exchanging it for a different copy.
Ps4 is more than good enough and cheap as well and very very close in comparison with the pc version of this game. I will get it for ps4 only because it will have trade in value and will get the free version on pc To experience its full potential. 290x crossfire here*
"free version"? Didnt know there was one.... Unless you are pirating of course..... Which is illegal.
People are taking this way to far, if you want extreme customization then build a PC, if you want it to just work buy a console. Consoles will almost always be less than stellar vs pc, accept it & move on, 95% of people will not even notice these changes because they are moving around to much.
yep right but we must mention that the NVIDIA TITAN X (1000$ ) as y know would produce the fastest results. The new Titan posted an average of 66.3 FPS on maximum detail with NVIDIA Hairworks off and SSAO anti-aliasing (rather than HBAO+), while an MSI GTX 970 (350$) Gaming card came in second at 1920 x 1080 with an average FPS of 44.7 under the same conditions.(almost like ps4 but the card costs like a ps4!) The TITAN X also managed just a few frames above 30 in 4K. Interestingly, the GTX 780 Ti (490$) – the Gainward Phantom model in this instance – was comfortably behind MSI’s overclocked GTX 970, while the AMD R9 290 and R9 290x (from Sapphire and MSI respectively) also posted higher specs than the 780 Ti. and i dont mention that anyone which have AMD cards have problem with the game and the hair technology of nvidia.The funny thing is that consoles is based on amd chips and runs this technology just fine. Either way y cant build a pc with 350$ and play witcher 3 like a ps4 for example.
Well the Nvidia Hairworks takes alot of GPU power. The SSAO or HBAO on PC is far superior to the one on the PS4. Also AF on the PC is far ahead too. If you reduce those to the PS4 levels then i am sure GTX 970 will be managing near 60fps.
O I know & I'm having issues with my PC running TW3, I went out and purchased the PS4 version & it just works. I find it odd tho every other game out on the market does not gives me issues yet TW3 is riddled with problems. i5 3750k @ 4.1ghz 660 ti 840 EVO SSD 16gb 1666mhz ram I'm running GTA5 on high settings flawlessly 60fps, other games no issues at all 60fps but man this title just puts my card through the ringer & i'm crashing all the time to boot, why i went out and got the ps4 ver.
The framerate is quite poor on ps4 for me atm but the vibrancy of the world, the size of the world, the amount of characters and things to interact with mean that I'm not really that bothered!
Anybody having problems with the loading screen glitch? I have yet to play the game hopefully the patch comes soon.
I had that problem too. Disconnect from PSN then delete the patch. Start it up without the patch and it should work fine. Then you should be able to Reconnect and apply the patch again
They need some of that kojima magic because MGS5 will be 60fps but the witcher3 has a lot going on in that game I understand why the console might have problems with the fps.
And on PC, some Polish brothers have been fiddling with the game's ini file(s), and this is what they're producing: http://imgur.com/a/PHMR0 Look so much better, it's untrue.
Are they Polish or just Polishing around? lol I love the SweetFX mods, they enhance the visuals so much.
I agree regarding the lag. I find it unplayable at times. Similar to when GTA V came on on ps4 though, and that was fixed to perfection. Glad I rented, waiting for more patches before I delve in. I don't think there is a performance issue, I think it's a big that will be fixed as it's always there.
Been into the game for 5 to 6 hours now and the only problem that bugged me so much was the frame drops, severed frame drops especially when it's raining. You'll never pass rotating the camera without having the frame drops under the weather. Day 1 patch is not enough. The developers should fix this or I'm going to literally lose my mind. Currently having The Witcher 3 on PS4.
So the xbox one is running this game at a more steady framerate?
No, the PS4 runs at the smoother framerate thanks to Vsync. Digitalfoundry is your friend. Unless you're an Xbox fantard of course in which case "Media is biased & in Sonys pocket"
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